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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


Job ID: 98880 

The Leonardo DRS Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems business develops and produces industry-leading and trusted sensor technology and integrated solutions for land, sea, air and space systems as well as commercial customers.

Job Summary

This position will support a myriad of program finance functions; using Earned Value Best Practices for establishing / managing program cost, schedule and technical baselines. Performs Earned Value analyses and prepares reports both internal external in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon performance objectives. Works with IPT managers and CAM's regarding their Budgets and EACs. Performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis using various Enterprise toolsets including Cost Point, forProject and Microsoft Project. Conduct Estimate at Complete (EAC) analysis and prepare accompanying analysis and recommendations for presentation to various levels of leadership. Incorporates contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost.

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field and at least eight years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment
  • Experience 8+ years 
  • MA, MS, MBA and/or Professional Certification is highly desirable
  • Extensive EVM experience in the application of Earned value on DOD programs 
  • Strong Financial Planning & Analysis experience
  • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS
  • Understand financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite , MS Project, forProject, Cost Point)
  • Expert Knowledge of Excel
Desired Skills
  •  Experience with IPMR preparation and reporting for DOD contracts
  •  Contract Compliance Knowledge
  •  Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, Costpoint, etc.)
Job Responsibilities
  • Lead the establishment of Program cost, schedule, and technical baselines, in accordance with the Earned Value System Description for assigned programs.
  • Provide direction on the key aspects of the Earned Value Management (EVM) lifecycle, including detail planning, monthly performance status, change request creation, variance analysis and variance reporting, bottom-up Estimate at Completion (EAC), and other program specific performance reviews.
  • Provide Earned Value Cost and Schedule status, guidance and assistance to Program Office, IPT's, and Control Account Managers (CAMs) to understand and utilize Earned Value data.
  • Prepares and presents Earned value Cost and Schedule status to PM's, IPT's, Cam's and Senior leadership
  • Assist in the preparation of both internal and external Program Review's.
  • Prepares and submits IPMR's formats if required by contract.
  • Ensures Earned Value Management (EVM) and financial information is correct and compliant to Program Performance Management Process.
  • Ensures Estimate at Complete (EAC) are accurate and timely.
  • Tracks financial performance of control accounts and projects future spending profiles / funding requirements.
  • Preparation, update and maintenance of Work Authorization Documents (WADs) and change management process.
  • Assist the Program Management Office (PMO) and/or functional management in preparing proposal cost estimates or other relevant cost data.
Working Conditions
  • Travel up to 10%

Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will be contacted for further information.
LEONARDO DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS

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