Project Controller/Financial Analyst III (req2168)

Posted: 10/14/2021
Location: Frederick, MD
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Job ID: req2168


Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.'s Financial Operations Directorate oversees all financial planning and management activities for the Frederick National Lab for Cancer Research (FNLCR), sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). We currently seek a Project Controller III to join the Financial Planning and Analysis team at our Frederick, MD location.


Project Controller III/Financial Analyst III will be responsible for full life-cycle financial planning and analysis support on multi-year, large research and development projects. As well as corporate financial planning and analysis and forecasting.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating documentation of Non-Severable contract awards and modifications
  • Overseeing/Managing funding analysis (LOC/LOF) on Non-Severable portfolio of multi-year, large research and development projects
  • Providing analysis of contract specified ceiling and account management
  • Managing the administrative tasks associated with maintaining the Financial Reporting and Planning Tool
  • Support life-cycle updates of cost estimates to completion (ETC)/estimates at completion (EAC)
  • Ad Hoc financial analysis support


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in business/accounting or related field or four (4) years relevant experience in lieu of degree. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • In addition to educational requirements, a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience
  • Must possess intermediate to advanced level of experience in use of spreadsheets, databases, and financial planning tools
  • Experience supporting multiple programs and process multiple tasks with a proven ability to collect and analyze information in a complex and dynamic operating environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Knowledge of appropriate government contracting regulations and various contract types, indirect cost pools, and forward pricing
  • Knowledge or experience using Deltek financial software; Cognos; and IBM Planning
  • Analytics/FocusPoint/TM1


  • Knowledge of general accounting and financial management concepts
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solid communication skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced excel and database skills/abilities
  • Familiarity with government contracting
  • Ability to multi-task in complex/dynamic operating environment
  • Possess strong customer service orientation, including both internal and external customers