Senior Director Finance


Germantown, MD, US, 20876

Job ID: 109325


DRS RADA Technologies, a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, is focused on proprietary radar solutions and legacy avionics systems supporting the defense industry globally. The company is a global pioneer of AESA tactical radars for active military protection, counter-drone applications, critical infrastructure protection, and border surveillance. 

Job Summary

The Sr. Director of Finance will include accurate forecasting, modeling, cash management, financial planning overseeing internal controls, setting financial targets, monitoring expenditure and project performance, SOX compliance, period close processes and managing tax compliance. Vast experience in production environments and government business-oriented organizations. Skills in sound financial planning coupled with the ability to direct financial assets will assist the organization in implementing effective financial strategies, managing debt, improving revenue, maintaining a healthy financial position. Proven ability to work and perform in a rapidly growing company with strict reporting timetables.

Job Responsibilities


  • Oversee all financial operations and direct corporate financial planning and structure.
  • Coordinate, analyze, and report the financial performance to Executive Management, Corporate office, and Board of Directors (financial performance, projections, and other special projects as required).
  • Prepare quarterly and yearly Operations and Capex budgets.
  • Report quarterly financial statements to the Group CFO as well as periodical cash flow and other financial reports.
  • Prepare short and long-term financial forecasts of financial performance for use with internal management and external parties.
  • Oversee audit and tax functions, coordinate activities with outside audit firms and review firms performance.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain accounting and administrative policies and procedures for a wide-ranging set of activities including financial accounting and reporting.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain DCAA compliant contract accounting practices.
  • Responsible for the overall management of a financial analysis function (i.e., budgeting, auditing, forecasting, and analysis) for a substantially large/complex project or organizational unit.
  • Forecast budgets, employment levels, and performance metrics for the project or department.
  • Develop project timelines and department objectives in consultation with senior management.
  • Recommend new methods and processes related to the financial analysis function and present to senior management.
  • Responsible for the employment, training, motivation, and discipline of the management team.
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values, and culture of the organization.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Financial Management with 10+ years required and a minimum of five years of leadership experience or an equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Experience working in a company that provides goods or services to the US Government.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of FAR, DFARS, DCAA, and DCMA policies and requirements and auditing.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in the creation, presentation, and analysis of financial forecasts.
  • Proficiency in all aspects of corporate accounting and all pertinent (US) GAAP, SEC rules and regulations including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in SOX compliance
  • Experience in audit work with the big four accounting firms in the US.
  • Experience in working with local and national banks and financial institutions as well as familiarity with local incentive plans.
  • Experience preparing quarterly and yearly operations and capex budgets.
  • International Experience with working across cultural norms in other countries.
  • Security Clearance (existing or ability to get one).
  • Experience leading contracts. 
  • Experience in a FOCI environment.
  • Merger and acquisition experience is a plus.

U.S. Citizenship required. This position requires an active DOD security clearance or the ability to obtain such clearance within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


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.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

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Nearest Major Market: Washington DC