Join our talent network

Job #: R-00001265
Location: Centennial, CO
Category: Program Financial Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Leidos Corporation is seeking a Cost Analyst. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the Business Operation team working on the United States Antarctic Program's (USAP).

Primary Responsibilities
  • This position will participate in the planning, tracking, analysis and reporting on projects/work center financials.
  • Managing subcontractor hours and costs and assessing funding needs
  • Establishes and maintains cost/schedule baselines, develops WBS and related dictionaries, develops budgets, and has a complete understanding of related financial policies.
  • Will assist with and manage internal projects from initiation through completion
  • Implements financial policies and procedures in support of the program
  • Supports Internal financial activities such as invoicing support, accruals, and program financial revenue projections and variance analysis
  • Participating in long range planning for program priorities that will define future proposals.
  • Provides data and reporting formats for all types and levels of program reviews. Prepares written and verbal reports to management regarding cost variances. Will assist with and manage internal projects from initiation through completion
  • Work to achieve Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) goals and contractual commitments
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Complies with applicable safety, environmental, health, and waste management policies and procedure.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications
  • Typically requires a four-year degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience, and two years' experience in cost analysis, forecasting and estimating
  • Advanced user-level knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Detail oriented, independent worker, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Driven by deadlines
  • Ability to calculate, analyze, and interpret mathematical information such as percent differences, ratios, weighted average, etc.
  • Proven analytical problem-solver who enjoys collaboration and teamwork
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • A desire to utilize business sense and creativity in order to develop new ideas and meaningful solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for interaction at all experience levels

Due to contract requirements, U.S. citizenship or permanent residence is required.

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Program Financial Control


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.

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community