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Product Line Financial Planning & Analysis Lead

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

This position requires a team member who can establish processes to drive accuracy and efficiency into all FP&A activities and deliverables across the AEWS product line. The team member will have thorough analytical skills including: the ability to understand forecast trends and make recommendations, identify and facilitate resolution of balance sheet issues (inventory, unbilled, aging), and analyze name run data to ensure accuracy and compliance. You thrive on collaboration and in a communal environment.

This position requires proactive leadership and significant interaction with a wide range of people and groups: Program Director, Program Managers, PL Finance Lead and Program Controls Analysts of varying levels. The selected candidate will be responsible for establishing a weekly and monthly cadence for the AEWS portfolio which will include: communicating deadlines and expectations to the AEWS finance and program teams to support the necessary AEWS PL reviews as well as comply with AEWRS FP&A due dates, providing the AEWS 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 AEWRS reviews (Element of Cost reviews, Short Range Opportunity reviews, Cash reviews, etc.)

The selected candidate must be able to work under deadlines and constraints and have the ability to multi-task in a changing environment. This position requires the ability to provide top level program guidance as well as the ability to summarize, package, and present information to all levels of organization. You will work in frequent collaboration with others. You are an excellent communicator.

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

•Establish and implement a monthly and weekly cadence for inputs, reviews and on-time delivery to AEWRS FP&A
•Own all financial reports, presentations and FP&A deliverables for AEWS with a focus on data integrity, completeness, and timeliness
•Analyze forecast data trends and help make recommendations
•Support AEWRS FP&A lead with cash call reviews with S3 FP&A
•Understand all elements of the balance sheet; Identify issues and facilitate resolution
•Monitor spending/liquidation of all ARs (Capital and Inventory) and CFRs for AEWS
•Establish and drive the schedule for all 5YP and investment planning activities to meet the AEWRS FP&A deadlines; own all AEWS 5YP and investment deliverables
•Provides variance analysis and month/year-end close reporting and monitoring, working capital monitoring and analysis, and program financial forecasting

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.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.


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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