DRS Technologies Inc. Program Finance Analyst in Chesapeake, Virginia

Leonardo DRS, Inc.

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.

For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

Company Overview

DRS Naval Electronics is a collection of Lines of Businesses and Centers of Excellence driven to be the U.S Navy's Leading provider of electronics products, subsystems, systems and integrated solutions, and expand into adjacent markets. Naval Electronics site locations span across the continental United States

and include Johnstown, PA, Largo, FL, Chesapeake, VA, Twin Cities, MN, Germantown, MD, Washington, DC, and San Diego, CA

Job Location

Chesapeake, VA

Position Summary

Analyze, plan and understand the company’s financial position, support, baseline planning, and actual cost verification, preparation of Estimates at Completion (EAC), variance analysis, manpower projections, revenue and profit forecasting. Provide general support to the Program Manager/Program Team with business and financial analysis, and, financial reports for Site Management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support of the Financial & Program Analysis management functions to the department

  • Understand the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and the Strategic Guide Plan process and help prepare program bookings, revenue, operating profit, investment and cash flow data

  • Understand how job costs are collected and billed on all contract types

  • Obtain agreement on previously determined goals and objectives through negotiation, persuasion and advocacy

  • Establish, develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external customers

  • Support negotiations with the government, industry prime contractors and foreign customers

  • Conduct difficult analytical studies, monitor trends and be able to accurately interpret the results

  • Support of government compliance and audit activities

  • 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

  • Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and a working knowledge of the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and IFRS

  • Support Proposal Preparations including: Bid – No Bid requirements; Cost Estimating; Pricing; RFP Review; Risk Mitigation; and Negotiation

  • Understand Source Selection Evaluation Process to include Cost & Price Analysis, Discussions, Debriefings and Protest

  • Program & 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 & Pricing, C/SSR); Risk Management; Return on Investment (ROI); Audit preparation and management; and Program Review preparation

  • Supports, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Secondary Accountabilities

  • Maximize IT utilization through electronic commerce and ERP/Oracle implementation

  • General Business Operations Knowledge to include: Management principles; Business Development; HR; Operations; Finance; Accounting; Economics; and Information Technology

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field and at least three years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment

  • MA, MS and/or Professional Certification is highly desirable

  • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS & SOX

  • Understand financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills

  • Working knowledge of IR&D/B&P/Direct Sell and Allowable vs. Unallowable Cost

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite , MS Project, Visio, Oracle, Pro Pricer)

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #NEL