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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Menomonee Falls, WI
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace

Description

Job ID: 100054 

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 Summary

Provide overall guidance and direction to development, maintenance and analysis of the program financial activity, scheduling and performance measurement data. Lead and perform financial planning and analysis for a complex program of moderate to large size, or several smaller programs for Milwaukee organization or Naval Power Systems LOB. Develop and analyze forecasts and financial reports and communicate financial issues/risks to non-financial personnel. 
 

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
  • Support negotiations with the government, industry prime contractors and foreign 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
  • Participate in acquisition planning strategies including: the definition of contract requirements and risks, and, market research
  • 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 and price analysis, discussions, debriefings and protest
  • 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
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Maximize IT utilization through electronic commerce and ERP/Oracle implementation
  • Provide claims and litigation support involving ASBCA and USCFC
  • 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
     
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

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.


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