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Job #: R-00001097
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Operations Finance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting and challenging Financial Analyst position supporting our careC2 commercial products and services start-up business within the Leidos Health Group. This position allows for a unique experience that blends traditional FP&A and program finance activities with more unusual activities only seen in a commercial startup. Individual career growth opportunities will also be enabled as the business venture grows.

This positon allows for the opportunity to gain understanding into multiple types of expenses including: Contract Direct, Indirect Overhead, SG&A and Capital; deals with contract types including: SaaS, PaaS, Subscription, T&M, FFP and FPIF; and deals with accounting items including: amortization of intangible assets (SW capital), deferred contract costs, performance fees and revenue sharing with our alpha product customers. In addition to visibility into a wide variety of financial concepts, presentation opportunities are also available to both operational and financial leadership.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Create and maintain project budgets, WBSs and other program baselines.
  • Analyze program performance including identification of trailing costs, misalignments in charging, and variance analysis activities.
  • Identify risks and opportunities against the program budget baseline, making specific recommendations which will result in performance improvements and cost savings (e.g. make/buy analysis, etc.)
  • Support Estimates at Completion (EAC) processes, working with the program team to develop to-go cost estimates (ETCs).
  • Assist in performing independent cost modeling to test ETC/EAC results for realism.
  • Track and reconcile backlog by utilizing and validating metrics such as awards, factoring, debooks and other adjustments.
  • Contribute to development of Income statement financials, the Balance Sheet and Cash Flows as part of the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process.
  • Measure performance against key AOP metrics such as Revenue, Expense, OI, Cash, DWC and DSO.
  • Identify and communicate areas of concern to leadership if/when identified in a timely manner.
  • Work with cross-functional teams including contracts, procurement, revenue accounting, AR, AP.
  • Assist in the development of financial materials used to communicate financial performance, risks & opportunities and recommendations to operational and financial leadership .

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration and minimum 2 years of experience in either FP&A, Program Finance, or Program Control disciplines, with an understanding of major accounting concepts.
  • Ability think out of the box, making processes more efficient and balance competing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication skills, with an ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Experience with financial tools including CostPoint, Fusion, Hyperion-LPAS.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft MS Excel (e.g. lookup, what-of, if/then, IRR, NPV, formulas).
  • US Citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Operations Finance


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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