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Job #: R-00069705
Location: Bristol, GB
Category: Program Financial Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance

Description

Job Description:

Join a team committed to a Mission!

Leidos Europe is looking for a Finance Analyst to join the UK team based in Bristol. Leidos works closely with its customers to provide ongoing support and services to multiple public sector organisations. This role is primarily concerned with Leidos Europe’s largest contract, which supports the UK MoD’s procurement, storage and distribution activities. 

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).

Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.

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

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

The role offers the opportunity to work on cross functional teams; interfacing with, Programme Management, Scheduling, Distribution and Procurement Cost Management, Accounting and Financial Planning & Analysis.

You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm, determination, an ability to build productive relationships across diverse skillsets and ultimately will need to deliver on time and to a high quality in a fast paced dynamic environment. It is important that you have a ‘team player’ mind-set, as sharing knowledge with existing members of the highly skilled Finance Team will be critical to success. 

Opportunities for professional development with external accreditations are also available for further career development. 

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Act as the primary interface between the Commercial and Finance teams.  This will entail:
    • Establishing proposal prices (new business and on-contract growth)
    • Monitoring and reporting the cost associated with contract scope variations
    • Accurately translating commercial (contract) changes into forecast financial outcomes
    • Providing ad-hoc support where required
  • Full planning cycle finance analyst support for a limited scope of Leidos Defence contracts
  • Support financial Estimates At Complete (EAC) in collaboration with cross-functional subject matter experts to support regular reporting and presentations to Senior Leadership
  • Extracting data and compiling performance reports while assisting with preparing variance analyses
  • Evaluate the potential impact of Risks and Opportunities and support operational teams to identify and implement mitigation plans driving profitability.
  • Drive consistency and standardisation across the wider Leidos Finance Team, ensuring compliance to Leidos standards and requirements
  • Support the development of performance metrics and management information for use by programme leadership team
  • Manage the services calculation of contract benefits using complex data models
  • Collaborate with the customer and respond to customer queries and audit requests
  • Support external audit where required

What Does Leidos Need From Me?​:

  • Experience working within an operations-facing finance team, acting as a Business Partner to key Operational Managers & Executives
  • Business (Finance) Acumen
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience of owning, driving and delivering business results
  • IT proficient (MS Office)
  • Experience with Financial Modelling using Excel
  • Experience with Data Analysis with large data sets
  • An intent to qualify with a professional body (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).

A background in Mathematics, Modelling, Economics, Business or Finance would be preferred. The successful candidate will be from a multi-disciplinary background with a proven track record of having demonstrated the key competences listed above. 

You Might Also Have:

  • Experience with SQL querying desirable not essential
  • Experience with tools similar to COBRA or Primavera desirable not essential

Clearance Required:

  • Clearance to Start BPSS
  • Clearance for Role BPSS

What do we do for you?:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. 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
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme)

•    Dynamic Working: https://www.leidos.com/sites/g/files/zoouby166/files/2019-11/PDF-Dynamic-Working-Leidos-UK.pdf

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

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