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Job #: R-00066601
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Financial Planning and Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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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 Civil Group Chief Financial Officer.  

NOTE: This position is based out of Reston, however it will allow for remote work/ telecommute/ virtual from any US based location, with occasional travel to Reston as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

•    Provide oversight and direction to the Operations’ financial planning and analysis teams.

  • Drive a culture of rigorous analysis and value-added insight generation throughout the FP&A teams within the Civil Group, including at the Operations level.

  • Lead process improvement initiatives to improve efficiency in the FP&A function, including adoption of digital tools to improve analysis and minimize manual efforts.

  • Assist Group CFO in identifying key levers and actioning group-wide initiatives to improve the financials of the business

•    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 analysis 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 Civil Group account balances and have 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 Civil Group and serves as a key liaison and resource to various stakeholders both internal and external to the Civil 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 the Civil leadership team with data-driven analysis.

•    Leverage business intelligence tools and dashboard reports to increase efficiencies and optimize the business’ financials.

•    Perform business case and ROI analysis.

Basic Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.

   Proficient with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

•    Expertise in quantitative analysis and presentations.

•    Broad experience presenting, interacting and influencing C-level executives.

•    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.

Preferred Qualifications

•  Familiarity with the Hyperion Financial Reporting tool.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Financial Planning and Analysis

Pay Range:

Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00


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Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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