SAIC is seeking a Finance Director in our Reston, VA location. This position will support the Vice President and Operations Manager within SAIC's Defense Systems Customer Group and will work closely with the Group Vice President of Finance and all functional organizations. The ideal candidate must have sharp financial acumen, strong interpersonal skills and a passion for dynamic leadership and team building. This future member of our team will possess a bias for action, orientation towards creating solutions, and the ability to communicate effectively both horizontally and vertically within the enterprise.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for leading the day-to-day internal business & financial functions of a dynamic $400M Operation to include implementing long range financial goals and objectives
Leadership of Program Control Managers and program control staff and ensuring compliance with program control and company policies and procedures
Responsible for quarterly forecasting, period close reporting and detailed variance analysis to aid in the management of the Operation.
Prepare and distribute financial information and analysis within required deadlines and ensure that the information provided is concise, relevant, and understandable to assist executive, operation, and program level leadership in making intelligent business decisions
Provide support to Vice President of Business Development on large capture and proposal efforts to ensure new business deals are financially sound and accretive to the portfolio
Facilitate effective communications and relationships with line and functional departments, interpret policy/guidance and effectively disseminate to stakeholders
Responsible for staff assignments, managing budgets and setting priorities for Operation Program Control and Operation Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) managers and staff
Directly contributes to the development and implementation of new business process concepts and techniques.
Regular interaction with functional peer groups (Contracts, Procurement, HR, Compliance, etc) and senior management requiring the ability to gain cooperation of others.
Provide training and guidance to staff and develop process improvements to current policy and procedures that affect operations
Assist with complex proposal development, contract negotiations and administration of contracting activities utilizing sound business judgment.
- Bachelor's Degree in a Finance or Accounting discipline with 15+ years of relevant experience
- 5+ years of leadership experience in an accounting or finance role
- Knowledge of federal government contracting in a Professional Services environment.
- Strong financial acumen
- Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Polished communicator with experience developing others & creating strong teams
- Master of Business Administration Degree (MBA)
- Experience using Deltek Costpoint, Oracle EPM, Hyperion, and Cognos
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