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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Program Financial Analyst in Germantown, Maryland

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The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies. From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all U.S. military and government agencies around the world.

DRS Signal Solutions, Inc.specializes in communications-surveillance products that meld both RF and DSP technologies and is a leading worldwide supplier of high-quality signal-intercept equipment. We provide creative RF solutions to the Department of Defense and prime contractors. The facility designs and manufactures HF, VHF, and SHF tuners and receivers, demodulators, direction finders and wireless intercept solutions.

Job Location: Germantown, MD

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide support of the Financial & Program Analysis management functions to the department

  • Understand the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and the Strategic Guide Plan process and help prepare program bookings, revenue, operating profit, investment and cash flow data

  • Understand how job costs are collected and billed on all contract types

  • Obtain agreement on previously determined goals and objectives through negotiation, persuasion and advocacy

  • Establish, develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external customers

  • Support negotiations with the government, industry prime contractors and foreign customers

  • Conduct difficult analytical studies, monitor trends and be able to accurately interpret the results

  • Support of government compliance and audit activities

  • Understand Standards of Conduct to include: Conflicts of Interests; Improper Practices; Liability and Fraud

  • Understand Contract design and structure to include: FFP; CPIF; CPFF; CPAF; BOA; IDIQ; Foreign Military Sale (FMS); and International Direct Commercial Sale (DCS), and, competitive and sole source procurements

  • Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and a working knowledge of the cost accounting standards (CAS) and IFRS

  • Support Proposal Preparations including: bid/no-bid requirements; cost estimating; pricing; RFP review; risk mitigation; and negotiation

  • Understand source selection evaluation process to include cost and price analysis, discussions, debriefings and protest

  • Program and finance: Basis of Estimate (BOE) preparation; budget preparation, reporting and management; cost & variance analysis; Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS); Estimate at Completion (EAC); cash management/working capital; forecasting; contractual reporting (CDRL, EVM, cost and pricing, C/SSR); risk management; return on investment (ROI); audit preparation and management; and program review preparation

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Maximize IT utilization through electronic commerce and ERP/Oracle implementation

  • General business operations knowledge to include: management principles; business development; HR; operations; finance; accounting; economics; and information technology

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures

Job Responsibilities Part II

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or related field and at least three years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment

  • MA, MS and/or professional certification is highly desirable

  • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS & SOX

  • Understand financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills

  • Demonstrated experience providing detailed cost analysis

  • Experience preparing EAC's and variance analysis

  • Working knowledge of IR&D/B&P/Direct Sell and allowable vs. unallowable costs

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite , MS Project, Visio, Oracle, Pro Pricer)

  • EVMS knowledge is nice to have but not required

/Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law./

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