Manager I Program Cost Scheduling & Control - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

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

As a member of the Advanced Early Warning Reconnaissance Systems (AEWRS) Finance Team, the finance manager will provide financial leadership to programs within the expanding Advanced Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (ASRS) product line. The ASRS product line consists of multiple Earned Value DFARS clause programs, each with varying contract geometry (CPIF, FPIF, and FFP) types, and lifecycle (development and production) changes. This first level manager will develop financial strategies through critical thinking and problem solving, and suggest recommendations to an evolving organization that is providing next generation solutions for both domestic and international applications. The position requires a thorough knowledge of Raytheon policies pertaining to the 10255 EVM Process Description. This includes facilitating successful deployment of the EVMS toolset including SAP EV and PMX and accountability and engagement in program performance reviews and analyzing EACs including risk and opportunity management.

The finance manager will work directly with external customers, developing front-end of the business analysis and presentations and consequently participating in negotiations. The successful candidate will need the skills of influence and persuasion to focus business results in a cost vs. benefit or risk vs. benefit framework, financially and operationally through shaping of decision making and coaching across the matrix.


  • Manage a team of 2-4 financial analysts through daily guidance and coaching, regular reviews of work products, performance development, and work prioritization
  • Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) responsibility as it relates to bookings, sales, profit, and cash, including planning of and tracking to the annual operating plan and five year financial plan
  • Support negotiation of cost reimbursable and fixed price contracts with fee arrangements that are a result of the Department of Defense’s Better Buying Power 3.0, including cost plus incentive fee, and/or fixed price incentive fee with performance based payments, as applicable
  • Analyze and review EAC data, Earned Value metrics, and variance explanations for all program labor and non-labor cost elements including Supply Chain and Operations
  • Analyze and review monthly and quarterly external reports such as Integrated Program Management Reports (IPMR) Formats 1 – 7, Contract Funds Status Reports (CFSR), and Contractor Cost Data Reports (CCDR)
  • Ability to drive change and influence beyond authority program and product line leadership, promoting financial recommendations and cost reduction opportunities to ensure program performance and customer satisfaction
  • Understand AEWRS financial challenges and goals, and associated fiduciary responsibilities to the greater Raytheon enterprise to successfully promote financial analysis and recommendations

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 6 years of related experience
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Proficient with APEX, PRISM, and related financial systems, SAP, BPS, and MS Project
  • External Earned Value Management Reporting (i.e., IPMR formats 1-7, CFSR, CCDR, etc.) experience
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, changing environment with various functional disciplines, e.g., Contracts, Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Ability to shape discussions that require a fiduciary responsibility and an openness to generating optimum solutions and act as the voice of finance within regulatory boundaries
  • Manufacturing and SCM process knowledge
  • Good organizational skills in leading/coordinating/influencing personnel toward common finance goals by setting priorities and working to deadlines and commitments
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) to support the preparation and presentation of written briefs and summaries for internal/external dissemination
  • Proficient use of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Occasional travel to customer and supplier sites
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills:
  • Proficient use of MPM and wInsight tools
  • Working knowledge of proposal preparation and ACES

Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting and 6 years of relevant work experience or a Master’s in Business Administration and 4 years of directly related work experience in providing financial analytics and business support for contract activities.


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.