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Job #: R-00094943
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Program Financial Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos has a job opening for a Program Finance Analyst in Columbia, MD.  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 $14B 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.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 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 than 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

  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance

Pay Range:

Pay Range $38,350.00 - $59,000.00 - $79,650.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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