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Principal Program Financial Analyst

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Menomonee Falls
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.Job SummaryThis position will support a myriad of program finance functions; using Earned Value Best Practices for establishing / managing program cost, schedule and technical baselines. Performs Earned Value analyses and prepares reports both internal external in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon performance objectives. Works with IPT managers and CAM's regarding their Budgets and EACs. Performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis using various Enterprise toolsets including Cost Point, forProject and Microsoft Project. Conduct Estimate at Complete (EAC) analysis and prepare accompanying analysis and recommendations for presentation to various levels of leadership. Incorporates contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost.
-Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting or related field and at least eight years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment
  • MA, MS and/or professional certification is highly desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS & SOX
  • Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and an in-depth working knowledge of the cost accounting standards (CAS) and IFRS
  • Strong contract compliance knowledge
  • Strong leadership and developmental skills
  • Understand advanced financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills
  • Ability to mentor and train others
  • Ability to guide difficult analysis on programs
  • Working knowledge of IR&D/B&P/direct sell and allowable vs. unallowable cost
  • Strong communicator of financial issues/risks to non-financial personnel
  • Permanent US Citizenship status required -Job Responsibilities
    • Provide overall guidance and direction to development, maintenance and analysis of the program financial activity, scheduling and performance measurement data
    • Lead and/or perform financial planning and analysis for a complex program of moderate to large size, or several smaller programs for an organization or LOB
    • Develop and analyze forecasts and financial reports and communicate financial issues/risks to non-financial personnel
    • Apply critical thinking to assist site management in identifying risk and developing risk mitigation strategies
    • Ensure GAAP and Corporate policies guiding revenue recognition are adhered to on every contract and properly reflected in Site plans and forecasts
    • Conduct internal training sessions on relevant financial topics within area of expertise
    • Ensure soundness of analysis, good business judgment, compliance with policies and procedures, adequacy of results and that all costs and reasonable fees have been provided for
    • Maintain effective business relationships with, and serve as point of contact with, government, commercial, foreign and domestic customers
    • Provide oversight of global linearity of manufacturing activities and forecasting, track cost-down initiatives across assigned programs and Line of Business
    • Understand standards of conduct to include: conflicts of interests; improper practices; liability and fraud
    • Understand contract design and structure to include: FFP; CPIF; CPFF; CPAF; BOA; IDIQ; Foreign Military Sale (FMS); and International Direct Commercial Sale (DCS), and, competitive and sole source procurements
    • Support proposal preparations including: bid/no-bid requirements; cost estimating; pricing; RFP review; risk mitigation; and negotiation
    • Program and finance: Basis of Estimate (BOE) preparation; budget preparation, reporting and management; cost & variance analysis; Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS); estimate at completion (EAC); cash management/working capital; forecasting; contractual reporting (CDRL, EVM, cost and pricing, C/SSR); risk management; return on investment (ROI); audit preparation and management; and program review preparation
    • Mentor, train and provide work leadership to less-experienced Financial Analysts
    • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse culturesCOVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #NPSOur MissionTo build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.Our VisionTo be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.Our ValuesOur employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

      QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

      CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

      DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

      INNOVATION. At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed -
      to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. -

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Milwaukee , Principal Program Financial Analyst, Professions , Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

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