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Job #: R-00020551
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Financial Planning and Analysis
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 Corporate Finance Group has an immediate need for a Senior FP&A Analyst to join our Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team in Reston, VA. This is an exciting role with high visibility and access to senior leadership.  In this role, you will be responsible for monthly and quarterly financial reviews, forecast consolidation and analysis, and earnings call support. This role reports directly to the VP of FP&A.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage preparation of monthly and quarterly financial review presentations to stakeholders, including the Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors.
  • Monitor key performance indicators, highlighting any trends and investigating causes of unexpected variances to forecast.
  • Work closely with Group level FP&A and across other functions to complete forecast consolidation.
  • Lead analysis of projects that deliver key insights for making critical business decisions.
  • Continuously drive reporting process and system enhancements to increase speed, consistency and accuracy of KPI reporting.
  • Help train and develop junior analysts.
  • Develop estimate for Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) to be used in investment decisions.
  • Forecast equity expense and share count to model EPS based on current and hypothetical equity awards and share buyback scenarios.
  • M&A support as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance (or related field) and minimum 8 years of prior relevant experience, preferably FP&A.
  • Experience in project analysis and management, financial analysis, financial reporting and forecasting, accounting, and budgeting.
  • Experience in working with and applying industry practices, principles, concepts, techniques and standards.
  • Experience with government contracting.
  • Knowledge and experience in US GAAP and FAR.
  • Excellent communications and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in successfully managing and prioritizing multiple deliverables.
  • Proficient in Excel and Powerpoint.
  • US Citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred. 
  • Familiarity with and experience using Hyperion and Costpoint.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Financial Planning and Analysis


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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