Raytheon Technologies Program Cost Controls Finance Analyst - Remote in Tucson, Arizona
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.
The StormBreaker™ Program has three primary pillars, consisting of Production, Technology Upgrade (iECP) and Platform Integration & Test, each with varying financial performance and contractual EVMS requirements. StormBreaker has an immediate opening for a Program Cost Controls Analyst. In this role, you will be supporting the execution of the iECP Delivery Orders 1 & 2. Specifically, iECP DO1 and DO2 contract scope includes development of two new components for the StormBreaker AUR, creating the next Production configuration StormBreaker weapon. StormBreaker is a future Raytheon franchise program with $300M in yearly revenue and strong growth projections. This specific financial role serves as a critical business partner by providing analysis, insight and guidance to program leadership in order to enable strategic decision leading to program execution and fiduciary success. StormBreaker is a financially challenged program with multiple production phases and contract types, with significant visibility to the Air Power Mission Area and RMD LT. The ideal candidate must be able to prioritize and allocate resources in a challenging, deadline driven environment. In addition, professional and effective communication skills are required due to the frequent interaction with program, product line and functional leadership.
The program includes an efficient and effective interpersonal team that relies on individual drive and integrity for success. Program culture is of high priority in this environment, and it is expected that the candidate is capable of building business relationships, trust and rapport with business contacts within not only the program, but also the product line and customer teams. Primary duties will include Experience in executing of Contractual Earned Value is highly desired.
This position can be a Sr Analyst, Program Cost Controls or Principal Specialist Program Cost Controls, based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
Responsibilities to Anticipate:
Assist in the execution of the iECP Delivery Orders #1 and #2.
Support all aspects of the contractual Earned Value process, create and review summary level contract performance information to help consolidate executive level financial performance presentations including EV, AOP, Forecast, EACs, PAD Execution Reviews, and Mission Area reviews.
Partner closely with various functional organizations during the EAC development process, as well as monitoring these organizations performance against agreed upon budgets.
Contractual and internal Earned Value Management reporting
Create and review summary level contract performance information to help create, consolidate & review executive level financial performance presentations including EACs, Execution Reviews, and Corp Ops
Work closely with various functional organizations during the EAC development process; as well as, monitoring these organizations performance against agreed upon budgets.
Providing support of financial planning activities (BSEC, AOP, FRC, LRP)
Financial point of contact for program management inclusive of interactions with various non-finance organizations including Engineering, Supply Chain, and Operations.
Creation and management of project budgets
Weekly cost/labor reporting
Generation and analysis of monthly metrics
Trend and variance analysis
Labor and material forecasting
Budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis of resources for current and future orders
Variable and fixed labor assessment to determine optimal manpower levels
Contractual and internal Earned Value Management reporting
Risk and opportunity valuation and impact on contract profitability
Qualifications You Must Have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics or related
2-5 years of relevant professional financial work experience
Experience in EVMS (Earned value management) reporting is required
Program cost controls experience, financial forecasting experience
Experience with SAP and Microsoft Office
Qualifications We Value:
Experience in contractual EVMS reporting, working in APEX/PRISM EVMS systems and PMX tools.
Applicants should be proficient in SAP, PRISM, Business Warehouse, and Microsoft Office.
Working knowledge of financial planning system (RPlan)
Strong financial analytical skills as well as a fundamental understanding of functional roles and responsibilities in a production environment (touch labor, support labor, material).
Knowledgeable of program control responsibilities which include meeting internal requirements such as coordinating budgetary agreements, preparing EACs and monthly forecasts.
Clear, succinct written and verbal communication skills
Work relatively independently and be self-motivated, have excellent communication and leadership skills.
Comfort and willingness to taking on new challenges.
Work in a fast-paced team environment, be able to interact with multiple layers within the organization and be able to make recommendations for appropriate solutions.
Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to communicate effectively with peers and leadership.
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: APEX, PRISM and Business Warehouse).
Able to meet critical deadlines and develop and apply solutions and process improvements in a fast-paced changing business environment.
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 using Earned Value Management techniques.
Defense Contracting Finance work experience.
What We Offer :
Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the excellent benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
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.