Finance Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Job Description
Airborne Early Warning and Reconnaissance Systems, a business within Secure Sensor Solutions, Finance has an opportunity for a Finance Manager II who will lead a team in the fiduciary responsibilities that achieve and aim to exceed program execution and annual performance goals. The successful candidate will be required to apply Earned Value Management and integrate predictive operational performance metrics into analytics that determine program. In addition to strong execution of annual goals, the selected candidate will have direct responsibility for planning and determining the strategic five year assessment of bookings, sales, profit and cash performance including the determination of investment and franchise benefit in a business case analysis with Product-line Director and Strategy and Business Development collaboration. A third area of focus will be collaborating with Product-line Director and Program Management, coordinating across the matrix on AEWRS new business as it pertains to proposal response analysis, and providing financially effective acquisition management.

The selected individual will be responsible for all aspects of the finance requirements with adherence to accounting, financial, Inter-organizational Transfer (IOT) and earned value and estimate at completion policies and is considered an integral strategic business partner. The contract types likely include cost plus, time & material and fixed price incentive fee. This position provides the selected candidate an opportunity to work directly with DoD, and Prime customers from acquisition through excellent program execution. This position will also require the leadership for Integrated Baseline Reviews and Joint Surveillance Reviews determined by Government requirements.

Another set of responsibilities of this position is management of New Business Investment (selling and bidding expense), Internal Research and Development and Capital funding analysis and requires careful assessments coordinated with Accounting on insuring proper planning and charging compliance. This oversight, and management requires a level of familiarity with the technical scope and its relationship to proper accounting. This effort also necessitates development of business cases in collaboration with Business Development, Technical subject matter experts, AEWRS leadership and with the Secure Sensor Solution Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team and Space and Airborne Systems FP&A.

This position requires proactive leadership and significant interaction with Program Directors, Program Managers, all functional leaders and customer representatives to ensure alignment regarding strategy, and financial execution. The applicant must possess excellent communication skills and be able to convey verbally and in writing clear concise assessments following critical thinking and development of options and recommendations.

The selected candidate must be able to work under deadlines and constraints as well as have the ability to multitask across a variety of programs and effectively prioritize all customer requirements for quality and on-time analysis and reporting. In addition to these attributes, the successful candidate must have leadership presence and be a proactive leader with experience and capacity for critical thinking and problem solving that assess both the tactical implications of options and recommendations in addition to the strategic outcomes and financial and customer satisfaction consequences.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 8 years financial experience with related Bachelor's degree, or 6 years of experience with related Master’s degree.
  • Active DoD Secret clearance required to start.
  • Proactive critical thinking, problem assessment, development of options and recommended solutions
  • Capable of influencing all levels within a business
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements
  • Extensive hands on experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) and Estimate at Complete process and policies
  • Significant experience in Microsoft Applications
  • Financial Planning skills
  • Must be independent and self-motivated
  • Experience in meeting critical deadlines and balancing priorities
  • Must have good presentation, communication, and training skills
  • Must have experience in responsibly assessing actions and decisions for regulatory and compliant fiduciary adherence
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills
  • Hands on experience managing people and projects in a DoD environment complying with the American National Standards Institute/Electronics Industrial Association Standards for EVM
  • Be a proven leader, capable of indirectly managing multiple disciplines for common business results through partnering and persuasionRequired Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance Management, or Business Management or 6 years with a Master's Degree in Business Administration (or 4 years with a PhD)

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.