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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Senior Program Financial Specialist (L3 Harris)

The Senior Specialist, Program Finance will be responsible for program financial reporting and supporting the division’s planning, budgeting and cost/ schedule performance measurement process on government and/or commercial programs. Responsible for managing, preparing, administering, and directing the control of the budget for large and/or complex programs. Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines. Prepares budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis. Conducts detailed financial analysis. Interprets and implements most proposal estimating, pricing and documentation requirements. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control. Monitors program adherence to approved budget.

  • Develop, maintain and analyze structures, baselines, forecasts, and actuals including variance/trend analysis and corrective action using Deltek Cobra.
  • Based upon knowledge of project performance, assist in the development of forecasts (formal Estimates at Complete) on a monthly or quarterly basis.
  • Prepare program related financial information for incorporation into monthly Program Management Review packages.
  • Assess program progress against established plans and parameters. Performs consolidation and analysis for developing monthly forecasts and reporting of program related financial metrics for the business.
  • Establish a business relationship with Program/Project Manager(s) (to include Division management if applicable).  Proactively engage the program manager and other key managers to facilitate mitigation of program performance issues.
  • Provide financial guidance and support to facilitate the accurate set-up, performance and reporting of projects.  This will include providing guidance and roll-up data for weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly data-calls.
  • Support the monthly close process, to ensure timely and accurate project reporting.


  • BS in Business, Finance or related field and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience in a DoD or Commercial  environment OR a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of relevant DoD and/or Commercial experience.
  • Attention to detail and strong reconciliation skills a must.
  • Ability to work in a face paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Proficient in MS Office to include advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of MS Project Professional
  • Knowledge of Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD), and Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR).
  • US citizenship is required. You must have the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government security clearance. Possession of a current clearance is highly desirable.
  • Deltek Cobra experience is a strong plus
  • Deltek Costpoint experience is a strong plus

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