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Job #: R-00006631
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Financial Planning and Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

Job Description:

The group FP&A Director is a key role in the Finance organization responsible for group-wide financial analysis and reporting. This position is responsible for the financial forecasting of revenue, operating income, cash, and backlog for the group on a recurring basis, including monthly actual analysis, fiscal year projections, and the yearly AOP and multi-year strategic plan. In addition, this position will be responsible for the coordination of several group-level F&BO responsibilities, including but not limited to capital planning, indirect budget management, and consistent financial reporting throughout the group. This role reports directly to the Health Group Chief Financial Officer.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide oversight and direction to the Operations' financial planning and analysis teams
• Assist in establishing short- and long-range Group financial goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
• Create forward looking financial projections for all of the accounting statements and accompanying measurements.
• Develop and continually improve budgeting, financial projections, and operating forecast
• Measure performance against key AOP metrics such as Revenue, Expense, OI, Cash, DWC and DSO.
• Perform data reconciliation and consolidation, as well as variance analysis.
• Perform multiple financial cost analyses functions, including cost allocation, setting up cost control systems, collecting data, controlling costs and preparing reports that maintain the company's cost accounting system.
• Lead analysis of projects that deliver key insights for making critical business decisions.
• Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.
• Maintain or oversee the control of accounts and records in such areas as disbursements, expenses, tax payments, and income.
• Responsible for the support of key weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting deliverables that track and communicate the performance of the business's key metrics
• Responsible for supporting the consolidated planning of all Cash and Balance Sheet accounts.
• Rate management activities, including the creation and support of Forward Pricing Rate Submissions and Audit.
• Responsible for the assessment of Health Group account balances and has a continuous focus on improved accuracy and forecasting methodologies.
• Provide support to the organization in all audits, reviews, data requests, etc. during the current quarter and fiscal year.
• Directly interface with various functions within the Health Group and serves as a key liaison and resource to various stakeholders both internal and external to Health Group.
• Support long-term strategic planning, including process development, presentation creation, and partnering between finance and strategy.
• Ad-hoc business performance reporting
• Develop, prepare and present financial materials to Group and Corporate Finance leadership, incorporating key business insight and recommendations to achieve current and future goals.
• Identify and communicate areas of concern to both operational and financial leadership when identified in a timely manner.
• Work with cross-functional teams including contracts, procurement, revenue accounting, technical accounting, AR, AP, program excellence and treasury organizations.
• Support management team and the Heads of Department with data-driven analysis
• Implement a business intelligence tool and dashboard reports
• Perform business case and ROI analysis.

This position is based out of Reston, Virginia.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. • Proficient with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
• Expertise in quantitative analysis and presentation.
• Broad experience presenting, interacting and influencing C-level executives
• Familiarity with the Hyperion Financial Reporting tool
• Ability to effectively lead and develop a team of high potential finance professionals, as well as provide direction and oversight to the Operations finance teams.
• Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.

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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