DRS Technologies Inc. Program Finance Analyst III in Dallas, Texas


LEONARDO DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

Company Overview

LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. We develop, manufacture, and support infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.

Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.


Dallas, TX

Position Summary

Performs a variety of complex financial tasks in one or more areas of finance in support of line, staff managers and clients. May include performing financial analysis and reporting for use in corporate planning, developing and tracking of budgets and the application of financial controls. Must have EVMS experience.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Education: Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience: 5 yrs +

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field and at least three years of progressive experience in a government manufacturing environment

  • MA, MS and/or Professional Certification is highly desirable

  • Strong EVMS experience

  • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS

  • Understand financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills

  • Working knowledge of IR&D/B&P/Direct Sell and Allowable vs. Unallowable Cost

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite , MS Project, DELTEK/Cost Point, Pro Pricer)

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or accounting with 5+ years directly related experience including a thorough knowledge of DAR/FAR and other applicable government regulations (or equivalent combination of education/training and experience)

Desired Skills

  • Contract Compliance Knowledge

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, Costpoint, etc.)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for various complex financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting and analysis

  • Collects and reviews financial data from various sources

  • Creates, maintains, and updates financial databases and spreadsheets, and generates various financial reports as required. Maintains appropriate records and documentation

  • Makes recommendations to management to improve the financial performance of the organization

  • Ensures management understanding of rate and budget issues

  • Identifies and resolves complex problems as well as to prevent future problems

  • Ensures compliance with internal policies and procedures, as well as DAR, FAR, and other government regulations

  • Conducts and may lead audits and analysis of their organization’s direct and indirect costs, and reviews their practices and procedures, ensuring that labor and non-labor charges are approved, allowable, and processed in a timely manner

  • Interfaces with internal departments and the DCAA in complex auditing assignments

  • Recommends improvements to financial policies and procedures

  • Participates in team efforts to improve functioning of the department

  • Provides guidance to less experienced Financial Analysts

  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization

Working Conditions

  • Travel up to 10%

Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will be contacted for further information.

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.

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