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Job #: R-00085341-OTHLOC-PL-2D3118
Location: Marion, IL
Category: Program Financial Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a highly motivated candidate to join our team in Peoria, IL as a Program Financial Analyst. This position will support the Finance and Accounting Department for implementation of a $100M per year utility energy efficiency contract. The successful candidate must be able to work independently to meet program Accounting and Finance needs as well as other team objectives.  The candidate should be detail-oriented, organized, and capable of analyzing data.  This position also requires the ability to be flexible in meeting strict deadlines. This position will report directly to the Program Finance Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Management of accounts payable and accounts receivable invoicing
  • Management of project invoice log, tracking all invoices through final payment for reporting and reconciliation
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data and provide high level analysis of revenues, expenses, other overhead costs
  • Create meaningful reports and find discrepancies
  • Gather and organize financial documentation and records for analysis
  • Must be independent in meeting deadlines and project goals
  • Clear and concise communication to the client, Program Finance Manager, and other Program executives
  • Ability to quickly adapt to ad hoc requests and a fast-changing environment
  • Identifying trends in Financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Enter purchase requisitions into procurement system
  • Adapting and utilizing all internal and external finance databases and systems
  • Experience in Program Budget forecasting
  • Manage, track, and report Finance issues to Finance Manager and work to resolve from start to finish

Location:

This position will be a hybrid of working from home and working in our Downtown Peoria office. The position will also require 10% travel throughout the Ameren Illinois territory. 

Ameren Illinois and Leidos believe it is very important to provide employment opportunities to the utility ratepayers that reside in Illinois. Therefore, there is Strong preference for the successful candidate to be located in the Ameren Illinois service territory https://www.ameren.com/illinois/company/about-ameren/service-territory (roughly the southern two-thirds of Illinois). The Ameren Illinois service territory includes several large to mid-size communities such as Galesburg, Quincy, Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Champaign-Urbana, Danville, Decatur, Springfield, Charleston-Mattoon, Effingham, Mt. Vernon, Marion, Carbondale, and Metro East (Belleville, O'Fallon, Granite City, Edwardsville, Alton, Collinsville).

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree with 2-4 years’ related experience 
  • Experience in Energy Efficiency a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced experience in Excel and other analytical tools
  • Must have skills to develop, maintain and/or modify accounting systems as needed to ensure adequate recognition of financial analysis and transactions
  • Must possess proven capability and experience working both tandem and serial tasks, with a self-motivated and can do attitude
  • Strong organizational skills needed to handle multiple tasks/projects
  • Ability to pivot quickly in situations
  • Ability to manage high volumes of tasks in a fast-paced, cyclical and demanding work environment
  • Ability to work as a team player, working towards one combined goal

Pay Range:

Pay Range $46,150.00 - $71,000.00 - $95,850.00

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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