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Manager Program Finance

Location: 

Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Job ID: 105262 

 

The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

Responsible for the financial management of a portfolio of programs for the Milwaukee organization, including 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. Evaluate, coach, and develop staff. Provide leadership and guidance.
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for the Financial & Program Analysis management functions of the company
  • Ensure 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, track cost-down initiatives across 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
  • 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 and price analysis, discussions, debriefings and protest
  • Program and 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 and pricing, C/SSR); risk management; return on investment (ROI); audit preparation and management; and program review preparation
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or related field and at least seven years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment
  • MA, MS and/or professional certification is highly desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS & SOX
  • Strong grasp of generally accepted accounting principles and an in-depth working knowledge of the cost accounting standards (CAS) and IFRS
  • Strong contract compliance knowledge
  • Strong leadership and developmental Skills
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen at time of application and meet all DRS security requirements as imposed by the DoD.
  • 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
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen at time of application and meet all DRS security requirements as directed by the DoD

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The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment. 

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.

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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 this through:

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

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

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

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

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: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee