Finance Analyst


Job Description:

Leidos has a job opening for a Finance Analyst in Washington D.C Metro area to include the MD and VA areas.

Are you interested in joining an established entry-level professional program with the #1 Company on the Washington Technology Top 100 Contractors listing? Leidos , a Fortune 500 federal contractor with over $12B in annual revenue, is looking for top finance and business majors to be a part of our organization. As a member of the Leidos Finance and Business Operations Organization you will have a position with varying responsibility and scope that will challenge you and propel your professional and personal growth.

Responsibilities include:
  • Program Financial Control (External Customer Focus)
    • Key member of Program Management Team (Finance Business Partner)
    • Provide external customer with highest level of customer service (walk through invoice, explain deliverables, solve issues, etc)
    • Funding management (contract, subcontracts and other net open commitments if applicable)
    • Program start-up and maintenance - ensure project setup process is executed correctly
    • Develops, tracks and updates program baseline including tracking actual costs against baseline (Program Performance Management)
    • Includes development and overall management of program EAC
    • Analyzes contract actuals for accuracy, identifies errors, ensures errors are corrected timely in the source system (preferred) or through cost transfer (journal entry)
    • Communicate issues to Program Management to prevent future errors
    • Responsible for program financial customer deliverables (CDRLs)
    • Initiate (prior to being at-risk), track and manage program SPAs when necessary and work with PM team to obtain contract/funding to close SPAs
    • Support financial presentation for program or operational reviews
    • Proposal support to pricing for proposals above TCPD threshold
    • Pricing of on-contract proposals below the current TCPD threshold

  • Program Financial Control (Internal Corporate Focus)
    • Ongoing contract closeout activities during active contract performance
    • Develop Financial EAC and required artifacts to support EAC position and present during quarterly EAC review meetings
    • Financial Forecasting of Awards, Revenue, Op Income, etc:
    • Develop programs annual operating plan
    • Responsible and accountable for program financial forecast (monthly continuous and quarterly current forecast) **Closest to the Pin**
    • Financial Risk & Opportunity management against financial forecast
    • Variance analysis and reporting of actual program financial performance against AOP and rolling 6 quarter forecast
    • Accountable for program billing (in coordination with Leidos Billing Team), cash collection, analysis and clearing of unbilled receivables
    • Ownership of monthly closing process, validating awards/bookings, backlog, revenue & op income for each program you support
    • Support internal and external audits

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and less then 2 years of experience
  • Interested in Finance & Business Operations with the industry leader in government services
  • Energetic and enthusiastic behavior
  • Team player who isn't afraid to show initiative and solve problems
  • Effective interpersonal skills and drive for excellent customer service
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher (please note this on your resume when submitting your application)
  • Demonstrated experience performing Accounting, Finance, or Economics-related financial data analysis tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to quickly comprehend processes and learn systems and tools
  • Ability to execute data mining and analysis and present those findings to management
  • Ability to be accountable and professional while maintaining effective interpersonal (written, verbal and presentation) skills while managing multiple priorities and tasks
  • US Citizenship is required

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