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Job #: R-00040833
Location: Whiteley, HAM
Category: Program Financial Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance

Description

Job Description:

Leidos are a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation. 

https://www.leidos.com/company/global/uk-europe

We are now looking for an experienced Finance Analyst to join our team.

Role Overview

Reporting to the Programme Financial Control Lead the Programme Financial Analyst is responsible for providing Programme Financial Control and ensuring the integrity of the financials on the programmes. This role will be primarily responsible for supporting our programme team on the NATS portfolio of programmes based out of our Whiteley office.  Our support to NATS began in the early 1990’s, starting with the development of the current in-service system; and we are now at the heart of the innovative development work involved in the development of modern Air Traffic Management (ATM) Systems.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be a key member of Programme Management Team and act as a Finance Business Partner
  • Provide highest level of customer service to all customers and stakeholders
  • Develops, tracks and updates programme baseline including tracking actual costs against baseline, including development and overall management of program Estimate At Complete (EAC)
  • Analysis of programme actuals for accuracy, identifying & correcting errors, and communicating issues to Program Management to prevent future errors
  • Responsibility for producing programme financial customer deliverables
  • Supporting financial presentation for programme or operational reviews
  • Support pricing of new business opportunities when required
  • Performing both short and long term forecasting for corporate metrics (Awards, Revenue, and Operating Income) at the programme level. Providing commentary on variances and of any financial Risks & Opportunities against financial forecast
  • Accountable for programme billing, cash collection, analysis and clearing of unbilled receivables
  • Ownership of monthly closing process, validating awards/bookings, backlog, revenue & operating income
  • Provide excellent Adhoc support to a wide variety of stakeholders both within the finance leadership team, and within wider operational teams.

The candidate will be expected to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and to show a degree of flexibility in working hours when required to meet project and finance deadlines. The successful candidate will take ownership of decisions made.

Skills Required

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Previous experience working on a large programme
  • Recognised accounting qualification, or studying towards qualification e.g. CIMA
  • Team player but able to work independently and proactively
  • Good time management with the ability to achieve deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively across organisations and with multiple locations
  • Capable of operating to tight schedules in a demanding environment.

Desirable Skills

  • Earned Value experience
  • Project/programme accounting experience
  • Pricing/Cost Estimating experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively to complete work assignments
  • Organised, thorough, with attention to detail and good analytical skills

WHAT DO WE DO FOR YOU?

We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.

We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. 

Our reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, and cycle to work scheme)

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Program Financial Control

  

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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