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Job #: R-00020457
Location: Centennial, CO
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: Civil


Job Description:

Are you a Finance and Business Operations professional looking for a really COOL job?  I mean a REALLY cool job?  Are you in the Denver area or have a desire to make Denver your new home? If you answered yes to these questions, keep reading! Leidos is seeking an experienced individual to work on our Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) in Centennial, Colorado, in the role of Division Finance and Business Operations Manager. The Antarctic Support Contract team provides station operations, logistics, information technology, construction, maintenance and more on Antarctica and at support facilities worldwide. A few of the unique challenges include managing the world’s longest supply chain, building airfields on ice and snow, working in the world’s worst weather conditions, managing remote field camps, maintaining ice-breaking research vessels, and maintaining the largest research stations and laboratories on a bitterly cold and isolated continent. It's a fascinating program with great opportunity to make a difference to support the National Science Foundation mission.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Business Operations Finance Manager is responsible for advising line management on all financial aspects of their organizational unit including developing and driving financial forecasts and analyzing the organizations revenue and costs. Duties may include interpreting operating results as they affect the financial aspects of the business, evaluating and approving expenditure decisions, identifying operational risk factors that may impact the business performance of the organization and presenting key business insights and recommendations to achieve the organization’s current and future goals. Other duties include making specific recommendations which will result in cost reduction and both profit and process improvements.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for financial performance of the operating unit to include Long Range Plan, monthly forecasts and FP&A activities.
  • Managing a team of business finance professional staff to ensure contractual compliance, cost management, budget development and proposal support. 
  • Establishment/tracking of indirect rates and expenses (recent consolidation of OH rates and sharing of OH by multiple programs resulting in more competitive bids.). 
  • Work closely with business development, capture management, and pricing teams on new business strategy, cost volume reviews, and preparation of cash flow for Executive briefings External and internal customer interface. 
  • Month-end closings and variance/trend analyses
  • Cash management/Capex
  • Deliverables: Estimate at Completion (EACs), contract status reviews (CSR), Monthly Operating Review (MOR)

Typical Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 8 years' experience or Masters with 6 years' relevant experience.
  • 2 years' experience supervising or leading teams or projects.
  • Must have Government contracting experience leading and managing large financial operations or portfolios
  • Experience with Technical Accounting and ASC 842 lease standards
  • Experience in managing balance sheet and cash application metrics
  • Experience in managing invoice processes
  • Create new financial models and metrics to help manage IT service businesses and our IT infrastructure assets
  • Program Finance Experience including Fixed Unit Rate analysis
  • Proven experience in working and communicating business cases, variance analysis, and evaluating cost benefit models

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Cost Point, Fusion, Hyperion IR, Deltek

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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