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Sr Financial Analyst

This position can be either a Sr. Financial Analyst G08 or a Principal Financial Analyst G09 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world’s premier missile manufacturer, developing and producing defensive and offensive weapons for air, land, sea and space, including interceptors for U.S. ballistic missile defense. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, RMS has annual sales in excess of $6.5B and over 11,000 employees.

RMS has immediate openings for Senior Financial Analysts and Principal Financial Analysts to provide support to program, functional, centralized planning organizations, and accounting.Top candidates will raise the performance levels of those they work with by leveraging their previous experiences to complete challenging and complex assignments in a team environment. Through timely and thorough qualitative analysis, finance professionals are also expected to raise the performance of the business by providing the insight and information needed to make confident data-driven decisions.

The expectation of the RMS Finance Leadership Team is that our finance professionals embody the following analytical characteristics:

·Act like an entrepreneur

·Think like a customer

·Consider external forces

·Translate data into stories

·Be driven by relevance

·Engage in conceptual thinking

·Adopt a system view

The RMS finance team has over 300 employees and is organized into several areas strategically aligned to support all aspects of business performance. Individuals are encouraged to explore different roles throughout their career to facilitate personal and finance team growth and to share best practices.

General Disciplines and Responsibilities

Financial Planning:

·Forecasting of key financial metrics at various levels of the business (including Bookings/New orders, Sales, Earnings and Cash)

·Executive-level summary and communication of monthly / quarterly / annual results and forecasts

·Merger and acquisition evaluations and associated financial analysis

·Formulating and monitoring indirect budgets and the development and management of overhead rates

·Capital Expenditure, IR&D and strategic investment assessment

·Annual indirect cost proposal development and rate negotiations

Program/Functional Business Analysis:

·Budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis of resources for current and future orders

·Variable and fixed labor assessment to determine optimal manpower levels

·Material related sales and supplier cost management

·Earned Value Management reporting

·Risk and Opportunity valuation and impact on contract profitability

·Proposal development and negotiation support

·Make / Buy decision-making support

·Annual and 5-Year Business Planning


·Financial reporting requirements including 10K / 10Q

·Account analysis and reconciliation

·Journal entry preparation and posting

·Monthly and quarterly close process

·Analysis of contracts for proper revenue recognition treatment

·Material and overhead cost accounting

·Compliance – Policy, FAR, CAS, GAAP, etc.

·Compliance liaison with US Government agencies

·Disclosure statement administration and management

·Key Control assessments and evaluations

·Coordination and support of external and internal audits

Minimum Required Skills :

·Minimum 4 years’ professional experience in business discipline with bachelor’s degree in Business , Accounting, Finance Math or a related field or 2 years of experience with related master’s degree

·Strong experience with Excel (pivot tables, advanced formulas)

·Experience using other Microsoft Office tools (including Word and PowerPoint)

·Experience with project or task financial management and support including analyzing budgets, monitoring actual cost data, developing forecasts, and providing variance analysis

·Understanding of business management principles, concepts and practices and the ability to provide potential solutions for cost and schedule performance issues

·Experience using financial software systems (such as SAP R/3, Oracle Hyperion)

·Able to meet critical deadlines and develop and apply solutions and process improvements

·Must be able to obtain security clearance

Highly Desired Skills:

·Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

·Experience using SAP Business Systems software

·Experience with financial evaluations of production programs, engineering projects, and/or process improvements– strong understanding of what is driving variance within data sets

·Understanding of Accounting standards and practices

·Experience working in a matrix environment

·Experience using Earned Value Management techniques

·Defense Contracting Finance work experience

Minimum Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor’s degree in business (finance, accounting or economics preferred), or mathematics



Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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