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Program Financial Analyst, Principal


Financial Analyst


Remote, Virginia, United States


We are in search of a Program Financial Analyst, Principal to join our finance team supporting the Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) Global Products Division. As a core member of the finance team, you will play a valuable part in supporting and executing a wide range of projects and programs within the operation, while leveraging your financial expertise in the areas of financial planning and analysis (planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting).

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully-integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world. With our new, combined portfolio, our operation has more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leveraging this portfolio, our core technical strengths, and robust R&D initiatives, we are positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leverage your prior experience in finance and accounting to analyze financial statements for monthly/quarterly/annual financial Outlooks, support the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and complete Estimates at Complete (EAC)
  • Responsible for the month-end closing process for the Global Products division CRNs. Validate awards/bookings, backlog, revenue & OI, and cash for the assigned CRNs.
  • Responsible for contract set up and close out.
  • Develop and drive financial forecasts, EACs; Manage subcontractor and analyzing the programs revenue and costs.
  • Help Program Managers identify programmatic risk and opportunities that will impact program financials while recommending cost reductions and ways to mitigating risk.
  • Prepare a detailed and accurate invoices.
  • Month-end closings and variance/trend analysis
  • Cash management to include timely submittal of invoices, collections and unbilled reduction.
  • Monitor key performance indicators, highlighting any trends and investigating causes of unexpected variances to forecast. Help improve financial status for the division by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending improvements to management.
  • Work closely with Group-level FP&A and across other functions, in the USA and abroad, to complete forecast consolidation and provide variance analysis.
  • Lead analysis that delivers insights to key stakeholders for critical business decisions.
  • Analyze direct actuals for accuracy, identify errors, ensure errors are corrected timely. Track funding
  • Support any ad hoc requests by internal management and external customers.
  • Mentor and support the junior Financial Analysts in the team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance related field and 12+ years of demonstrated experience related to program financial control
  • Prior experience must include contract cost analysis, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Experience with international commercial contracts
  • Defense Contract industry experience
  • Prior experience in full cycle product finance experience, including supply chain, inventory, and manufacturing.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to identify financial drivers and perform high level and detailed analysis
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written to clearly provide detailed analysis. Ability to work across multiple contracts and communicate with several stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently, or in a team environment and with various organizational levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior FP&A Experience
  • Experience with Costpoint, Cognos, Oracle Analytics and other Leidos financial systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerBI.
  • CPA

Original Posting Date:


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 $108,550.00 - $196,225.00

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.