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Job #: R-00053913
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Operations Finance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

E&CS Operations within the Defense Group has an opening for an F&BO Director in Reston - VA. In this role, you will serve as the Financial Leader for a Division (re-alignment). You will be responsible for all aspects of financial performance to include Revenue, Operating Income, Cash and Backlog. You will also have overall responsibility for timely and accurately planning, forecasting and analysis of the Division’s performance. In addition to management of the division, the candidate will be responsible for providing business strategy support for Captures in form of development of financial models and business cases not just for the Division but also for the entire E&CS Operations. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Advising line management on all financial aspects of their organizational unit including developing and driving financial forecasts and analyzing the organizations revenue and costs.
  • 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
  • Presenting key business insights and recommendations to achieve the organization’s current and future goals
  • Making specific recommendations which will result in cost reduction and both profit and process improvements
  • Manage indirect cost and rates for the organization, ensuring the Operation sustains a cost and rate structure that is competitive for its market areas
  • Provide leadership in new business capture pricing strategies, cost and schedule management, budget development and analysis for the contracts awarded
  • Direct the establishment and maintenance of a system of business management controls to ensure compliance with contractual requirements, schedules, and financial goals
  • Interface with senior leadership on programmatic and business related activities providing recommendations and solutions

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance related degree and 12+ years of relevant experience in Operation Finance. Master's degree strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in Operation Finance should include Revenue, Operating Income, Cash, and Backlog
  • A strong understanding of financial processes and systems
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral), strong analytic skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities across a diverse portfolio of programs. 
  • Experience managing all contract types: Fixed Price, Fixed Unit Rate, Cost Plus, Time & Material
  • Significant New Business Proposal and Strategy Development
  • Experience with Fixed Unit Rate (FUR) contract pricing and technical accounting
  • Experience with enterprise seat management contracts
  • P&L Management
  • Experience bidding, winning, and managing commercial contracts
  • Significant New Business Proposal and Strategy Development
  • Must have government contracting experience, including leading and managing large financial operations or portfolios
  • Able to think strategically, lead a diverse team, and grasp a firm understanding of the business goals & priorities and what it takes to execute.


  • Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration
  • Experience working with federal government customers
  • New business capture experience
  • Understanding of Leidos policies, procedures and business architecture

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Operations Finance

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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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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