Material Finance Analyst

DRS Technologies - Largo, FL3.8

This position will focus on providing financial support to Supply Chain in relation to Materials:

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