Finance & Business Operations Director

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

The Dynetics Group at Leidos has an opening for an Operations F&BO Director to support the Weapons Systems Operation. This role will serve as the Finance Business Partner to the Operation’s Leadership Team and be responsible for managing all aspects of financial performance to include Revenue, Operating Income, Cash and Backlog. This position will provide leadership in program cost and schedule management, budget development and analysis, and EACs; direct the establishment and maintenance of a system of business management controls to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and financial goals; develop and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial forecasts; provide financial leadership to new business opportunities to include business case analysis and creative solutions for winning proposals; interface with senior leadership on programmatic and business related activities providing innovative ideas and solutions.

The F&BO Director will be a direct line leader of the Operation’s finance staff and will be responsible for the organization's talent development and performance management. We’re looking for a collaborative manager with outstanding leadership skills and an ability to be a persuasive change agent when required. The ability to recruit and motivate a high-performing team is critical. The position will work closely with Accounting, Contracts, Pricing, and other functional organizations and must proactively manage key Government customer relationships.

Recurring responsibilities will include:

  • Providing valuable data and strategy to the Operation’s leadership team to support operational decision making
  • Pricing strategy leadership over the Operation’s new business, recompete, and take away captures and on contract growth proposals
  • Managing the Operation’s financial forecast and risks/opportunities
  • Leading the program finance analysts to develop and maintain program Estimates at Complete and perform overall portfolio financial management
  • Manage CAPEX budget capital requests for the Operation
  • Program financial performance issue identification and resolution and financial reporting
  • Balance sheet and cash management experience to understand net cash position on major programs
  • Growth & Development of first line leaders and financial analysts
  • Periodic interfacing with internal and external auditors

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting and a minimum of 12+ years progressive responsibility in diverse finance roles, including accounting, treasury, program financial management, and financial planning and analysis.

  • Working knowledge of financial management of overseas operations, including treasury nuances, accounting, and currency hedging.
  • Strong knowledge of CAS, FAR, and GAAP.
  • Experience in managing large and complex organizations, including teams that are geographically dispersed.

Other Qualifications

  • CPA and/or MBA is a plus.
  • A natural collaborator who works effectively across functional boundaries to drive and influence positive outcomes for the business.
  • Strong leadership skills. Ability to persuade without being overbearing. People want to work for this person and enjoy working alongside this person.
  • Team development. Delegates well and focuses on succession and rotations. Looks to broaden the diversity of the team.
  • Demonstrated ability to have tough conversations and deliver constructive feedback. Takes responsibility for being part of solving complex problems as part of a team.
  • Strong work ethic. Effective time management skills. Balances work and life needs but can put in the time as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Willing to engage with peers in trade groups to learn and advance personal knowledge of the industry.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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