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Program Financial Analyst Lead

Finance

Financial Analyst

No

Washington, Washington DC, United States

Description

We are seeking a talented and energetic Financial Analyst Lead to work with the best and brightest employees around the country in creating innovative all-encompassing solutions for our programs. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, enjoy flexible work arrangements, and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth. Leidos has a Program Financial Analyst Lead opening in support of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Customer and the NISC Program. 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. Significant interface will be required with the Headquarter Area – SOAR Group task order managers, contract management staff, project accountants, customer, senior technical personnel, project finance lead, as well as other functional organizations.

This is a hybrid position, with the expectation that the employee will be in DC office 1x/week and work from home the rest of the week. The ideal candidate will live in the VA/DC/MD area.

As part of the SOAR Team the Program Financial Analyst Lead will:

  • Help the Finance and Business Operations (F&BO) team prepare a detailed and accurate monthly invoice for the FAA Customer. Provide thoughtful invoice substantiation and back-up support to delineate charges.
  • Develop recommendations to improve invoice accuracy and cost substantiation for Labor and Other Direct Costs.
  • Support the NISC F&BO team with the tracking of billing lags and journal entries. Monitor and resolve withheld invoice lines, including tracking down of required timecard corrections.
  • Help Task Order Manager with task order development and pricing activities.
  • Participate in the weekly ODC & Travel Reconciliation process.
  • Help with subcontractor cost tracking and funding.
  • Support the SOAR Task Order Managers (TOMs) in the tracking and reporting of the overtime to the FAA customer.
  • Work with SOAR TOMs to provide monthly ETC updates. Accuracy in forecasting is crucial for the FAA customer.
  • Work with the SOAR TOMs to provide Variance Explanations for monthly financial metrics.
  • Monitor and address questions related to the financials on the NISC enterprise dashboard.
  • Work with SOAR TOMs on Work Authorization Documents “WAD” issuance. Ensure all employees charging the PSG Task Orders have valid WADs by performing weekly reconciliation.
  • Assist SOAR TOMs in tracking funding for each of the task orders. Work with the Subcontracts Management and Contract Management Teams to resolve funding issues.
  • Present the Financial status to the SOAR FAA customers.
  • Set up charge numbers for the SOAR Area Task Orders
  • Track, reconcile and report billing lags for labor, travel, and other direct costs.
  • Support the F&BO team with Purchase Card and Fedex Reconciliations
  • Provide financial and program support to the SOAR TOMs.
  • Generate and submit weekly accounting journal entries for the program, including reclassification of overhead charges and travel charges.
  • Assist with on boarding and off boarding activities.
  • Support ad-hoc cost reporting and performance analysis as requested by PSG TOMs and FAA customers.

Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and 4 to 8 years of experience. A master’s degree may be substituted for years of experience.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, be courteous and professional.
  • Have the ability to work with remote teams and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proposed and implemented project/program improvements.
  • Strong background in the entire Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel, particularly in the development of formulas, v-lookups, and macros.
  • 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, Oracle Analytic Cloud, Fusion, etc.
  • Experience in customer communication and financial presentations.
  • Experience working in a Matrix Organizational structure.
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust.

Original Posting Date:

2024-02-17

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.