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Principal Program Financial Analyst


Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051 Fitchburg, MA, US, 01420 Danbury, CT, US, 06810-8147

Job ID: 100054 


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

Support government development and production programs on all financial aspects of program activities (EAC preparation, cash, revenue/sales, profit projections). Preparation of budgets for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, profitability outlook, and variance analysis. Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that programs are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines. Cross-functional interactions with Supply Chain, Contracts, Engineering, Pricing, IOTs/IWOs, and Program Management.   Gather, organize, visualize, and interpret large data sets and communicate meaningful findings to enhance managerial decision making to various stakeholders
This position is responsible for ensuring all company policies and Sarbanes Oxley requirements for program activity are met. This includes, but is not limited to: Best Practices, EACs, Gates, customer requirements, major program requirements, as well as financial planning and analysis. This job will require working with external and internal customers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Acting as a knowledgeable resource in matters pertaining to financial management, risk management, staffing, business process, and other management activities.
  • Leading the preparation of Annual Operating Plan (AOP) or Forward Operating Plan (FOP), quarterly Estimate-at-Complete (EAC), and monthly Latest Revised Estimate (LRE) processes
  • Supporting program teams with Basis of Estimate (BOE) preparation, budget preparation, and variance analysis
  • Creating ad-hoc analytical studies and monitor trends on financial information such as direct and indirect costs, cash receipts and disbursements, and forecast information
  • Recommending and assist in developing and implementing new and/or improved financial policies and procedures
  • Identifying potential issues, developing resolutions, and training team members to prevent future problems
  • Providing On-The-Job (OTJ) training, mentorship, and guidance to less-experienced Financial Analysts
  • Interfacing and effectively communicating with personnel at varying levels and functions throughout the organization
  • Maintain company toolsets and enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to monitor and control requiring validated cost schedule control system.
  • Lead and support the quarterly and monthly reviews to senior executive management and government officials on the execution of strategic goals/plans 
  • Oversee the preparation, analysis, and reporting of program funding bookings, revenue/sales, profit, and cash position on a monthly basis
  • Support, participate, and prepare program teams for government compliance and audit activities. Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, as well as GAAP, IFRS, and other government regulations
  • Support and interface with various levels of leadership such as Program Managers, Portfolio Directors, Site Leadership, etc.
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external customers
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Construction Management or related from an accredited institution with 8+ years of professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 5+ years of experience.
  • 3+ years’ experience with Government Contracting and Program Management Methodologies (i.e. Traditional, Agile)
  • 3+ years’ experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and Program Controls (Cost/Schedule) Methodologies
  • Experience with Financial Forecasting of Revenue/Sales, Bookings, Profit, and Cash 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suit (advanced Excel – pivot tables, advanced formulas)
  • Experience with Cost/Budget Management, Cost Estimating Methodologies, and/or Estimate at Completion (EAC) Process
  • Experience with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and a working knowledge of the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of 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. #NPS

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: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee