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Job #: R-00047598
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Program Financial Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos has a Program Financial Analyst opening in support of the FAA Customer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the preparation of the detailed monthly invoice for the FAA customer. Significant interface will be required with the Headquarter Area-Training task order managers, contract management staff, project accountants, customer, senior technical personnel, project finance lead, as well as other functional organizations.   The successful candidate will support the weekly invoice review and substantiation process, track and report task order financials to the FAA customer, track and report on funding, and participate in the monthly Task Order Management reviews.

*  There is a high percentage of telework but required to work at customer site at times (post Covid).

The responsibilities include:

  • Helps the F&BO team prepare a detailed and accurate monthly invoice for the FAA Customer. Provides thoughtful invoice substantiation and back-up support to delineate charges.

  • Develops recommendations to improve invoice accuracy and cost substantiation for Labor and Other Direct Costs.

  • Supports the NISC F&BO team with the tracking of billing lags and journal entries.

  • Monitors and resolves withheld invoice lines, including tracking down of required time card corrections

  • Helps Task Order Manager with task order development and pricing activities.

  • Participates in the weekly ODC & Travel Reconciliation process.

  • Supports the Training Task Orders Managers in the tracking and reporting of the overtime to the FAA customer.

  • Works with Task Order Managers to provide monthly ETC updates. Accuracy in forecasting is crucial for the FAA customer.

  • Works with the Task Order Managers to provide Variance Explanations for monthly financial metrics.

  • Monitors and addresses questions related to the financials on the NISC enterprise dashboard.

  • Works with Task Order Managers on Work Authorization Documents “WAD” issuance. Ensures all employees charging the Training Task Orders have valid WADs by performing weekly reconciliation.

  • Assists Task Order Managers in tracking funding for each of the task orders.  Works with the Subcontracts Management and Contract Management Teams to resolve funding issues.

  • Sets up charge numbers for the Training Area Task Orders

  • Track, reconcile and report billing lags for labor, travel, and other direct costs.

  • Supports the F&BO team with Purchase Card and Fedex Reconciliations

  • Provides financial and program support to the Training task order managers.

  • Generates and submits weekly accounting journal entries for the program, including reclassification of overhead charges and travel charges.

  • Supports ad-hoc cost reporting and performance analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Candidate must be able to perform functions such as financial planning, financial analysis, and general accounting. Must be able to extract data from multiple sources and effectively summarize the current financial position of the program.

  • Candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of the project finance field and the ability to complete difficult and complex assignments.  This position requires a problem solver that can pull together knowledge from a broad range of subjects to produce thorough analysis of multifaceted, challenging issues, and use those analyses to find solutions.

  • Candidate must be committed to customer service, be well organized, be able to plan and prioritize assignments, and be able to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Candidate must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, be courteous and professional.

  • Candidate must have the ability to work with remote teams and in a fast paced environment. 

  • Candidate must have proposed and implemented project/program improvements.

  • Candidate must have a strong background in the entire Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel, particularly in the development of formulas, v-look ups and macros.

  • Candidate must demonstrate advanced analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise with current Leidos financial policies, procedures and applications.  Proficient with Leidos standard tools for project finance, such as Excel, Costpoint, OBI, Fusion, etc.

  • Proficient with the NISC tools such as NIMS, ITT, NIAT, CET, and NED

  • Experience in customer communication and financial presentations.

  • Experience working in a Matrix Organizational structure

  • Have or be able to obtain Public Trust Clearance

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Program Financial Control

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About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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