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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace

Description

LEONARDO DRS (“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 Washington, DC, DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A, which employs more than 60,000 people worldwide. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

 

Overview of Electro Optical Infrared Systems

 

The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 

 

Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.

 

Location

Dallas

Job Summary

This 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 and Required Skills
  • 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
Duties and 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
     
Travel

up to 10% Travel

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

 

DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS


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