Manager II Program Finance

Leonardo DRS - Germantown, MD3.8

ContractEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
Responsible for the financial management of a large, complex program, or several smaller complex programs for an organization or LOB (may include staff management). Financial support to include: internal and external monthly/weekly financial reporting, analysis of results and associated impact to program and Line of Business, EAC development and variance analysis, contract funding limitations and notifications, accurate and complete project set-up, timely corrections/maintenance of cost reports. Drive continuous improvement in department performance. 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. Develop Line of Business sales, bookings, profit, program investment and cash forecasts from ongoing contracts and new business opportunities. Staff development, coaching and evaluation of personnel. Provide leadership and guidance.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership for the Financial & Program Analysis management functions of the company
Assure 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
Obtain agreement on previously determined goals and objectives through negotiation, persuasion and advocacy
Establish, develop and 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
Oversee global linearity of manufacturing activities and forecasting, tracks cost-down initiatives across the 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
Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and an in-depth working knowledge of the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and IFRS
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 & 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
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
Supports, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting and at least 10+ years’ progressive experience
MA, MS and/or Professional Certification is highly desirable.
In-depth knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS & SOX
Strong Contract Compliance Knowledge
Strong Leadership and Developmental Skills
Understand advanced financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills
Conduct internal training sessions on relevant financial topics within area of expertise
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
Manufacturing Financial Controls and Analysis experience is highly desired
Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite)

Additional Desired Qualifications:
Experience with Oracle or Deltek systems desired
EVMS experience desired

Leonardo DRS, Inc. 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. #AIS