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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager II


Hauppauge, NY, US, 11788

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at: http://www.aaccorp.com.


Job Title: Financial Planning and Analysis - Manager II


Job Location: Hauppauge, NY


Position Summary

Responsible for the direct management of a moderately large/complex financial analysis function (i.e., budgeting, auditing,

forecasting and analysis) and the financial analysis staff in support of that function. 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 analytical 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.  Evaluate, coach, and develop staff.  Provide leadership and guidance.  


Primary and Essential Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the direct management of a moderately large/complex financial analysis function (i.e., budgeting, auditing, forecasting and analysis) and the financial analysis staff in support of that function
  • May work with external consultants or auditors to provide required information
  • Responsible for the development, modification and review of financial analysis systems, reporting methods and controls.
  • Ensure accuracy of data/analysis produced
  • Responsible for the employment, training, motivation and discipline of direct reports (may include support and/or professional staff members)
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and an in-depth working knowledge of the cost accounting standards (CAS) and IFRS
  • Strong of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Ability to evaluate and document financial internal controls, processes, and procedures
  • Understand standards of conduct to include conflicts of interests, improper practices, liability and fraud
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ability to negotiate forward pricing rate proposals and settlements
  • Support proposal preparations including bid/no-bid requirements; cost estimating; pricing; RFP review; risk mitigation; and negotiation
  • Support negotiations with the government, industry prime contractors and foreign customers
  • Establish, develop, and maintain effective business relationships with, and serve as point of contact with, government, commercial, foreign and domestic customers


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance with 7+ years of experience
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • A minimum of three years of leadership experience or an equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities (or equivalent related education and experience)


Physical Requirements

  • Lifting (up to 5-10 lbs.): up to 0-10% of time
  • Walking: up to 0-25% of time
  • Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 0-25% of time
  • Sitting: up to 75-100% of time
  • Travel: up to 0-10% of time


AAC works on a 9/80 compressed work schedule whereby employees work 80 hours in 2 weeks with every other Friday off.


Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #MCSS

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

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

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. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty