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Product Line Financial Planning & Analysis Lead

Job Description:
The Airborne Early Warning & Reconnaissance Systems (AEWRS) Finance Team in El Segundo, CA is seeking a highly motivated Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Lead. AEWRS is a product line in the Secure Sensor Solutions (S3) Mission Area of Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) division.

This position requires an individual who can establish processes to drive accuracy and efficiency into all FP&A activities and deliverables across the AEWRS product line. The individual will have strong analytical skills including: the ability to understand forecast trends and make recommendations, identify and drive resolution of balance sheet issues (inventory, unbilled, aging), and analyze name run data to ensure accuracy and compliance.

This position requires proactive leadership and significant interaction with a wide range of individuals and groups: Product Line (PL) Director, PL Finance Lead, sub product line FP&A Analysts, Program Controls Analysts of varying levels and the S3 Finance and FP&A teams. The selected candidate will be responsible for establishing a weekly and monthly cadence for the AEWRS PL which will include: communicating deadlines and expectations to the AEWRS finance and program teams to support the necessary AEWRS PL reviews as well as comply with S3 FP&A due dates, providing the AEWRS Finance Lead with accurate and timely analysis of financial performance (bookings, sales, profit and cash) on a weekly basis, early identification and communication of issues impacting financial performance, and participating in PL and S3 reviews (Element of Cost reviews, Short Range Opportunity reviews, Cash reviews, etc).

The selected candidate must be able to work under deadlines and constraints as well as have the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment. This position requires the ability to provide top level program planning guidance as well as the ability to summarize, package, and present information to all levels of management.

Specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to the following:

  • Establish and execute a monthly and weekly cadence for inputs, reviews and on-time delivery to S3 FP&A
  • Own all financial reports, presentations and FP&A deliverables for AEWRS with a focus on data integrity, completeness, and timeliness
  • Analyze forecast data trends and help make recommendations
  • Streamline the SRO process across all three sub product lines in AEWRS for consistency, timeliness and accuracy
  • Actively participate in weekly/monthly forecast, business and cash call reviews with S3 FP&A
  • Understand all elements of the balance sheet; Identify issues and drive resolution
  • Monitor and analyze Overhead spending, IRAD projects and NBI spending
  • Monitor spending/liquidation of all ARs (Capital and Inventory) and CFRs
  • Establish and drive the schedule for all 5YP and investment planning activities to meet the S3 FP&A deadlines; own all 5YP and investment deliverables
  • Provides variance analysis and month/year-end close reporting and monitoring, working capital monitoring and analysis, and program financial forecasting
  • Drive efficiencies through process improvement and establish FP&A best practices across AEWRS

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 6 years applicable work in Financial Planning and Analysis, Program Controls or related areas of finance
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Demonstrated expertise in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) concepts, related systems, and processes
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to package complex data into a format suitable for executive review
  • Demonstrated ability to establish processes to drive efficiencies and improve performance
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, creative, and innovative and use critical and strategic thinking
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Demonstrated experience with SAP accounting system tools
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and ability to meet multiple commitments as expected
  • Budgeting and variance analysis skills
  • Risk and Opportunity analysis skills

Desired Skills:
  • Prior work experience with a USG defense contractor
  • Active DOD Secret security clearance

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree. Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or related field preferred.
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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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