Principal Financial Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The SM-3® Finance organization is seeking an individual to join our team specifically to support the Block IIA Program. SM-3 has two main configurations, a Block IB (Blk 1B) and Block IIA (Blk IIA) missile. The Blk IB is a mature missile that has been in production since 2005, while Blk IIA has been in development stage for several years and is now starting to build their 1st production rounds in 2018. There is still a lot of development and transition to production (TTP) activities being worked under IIA, and this role requires earned value management. The Blk IIA program is responsible for ~$500M in sales each year and is continuing to receive contract awards for new production lots.

This position is a lead role and the job activities would include:

  • Training of other program financial analysts
  • Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) implementation and maintenance, variance analysis, data reviewing and reporting
  • Management of cost / schedule progress in comparison to budgets and forecasts of Bookings / Sales / Profit / Cash monthly
  • Aid in the development of AOP and for 5-year Plans
  • EAC (Estimate at Complete) preparation, review and submission.
  • Frequent interaction with various functions and multiple levels of the organization will be needed
  • Participation and support in weekly and monthly program business reviews and to make sure that funding levels and customer request are being addressed.
  • Support internal and external Earned Value Management audits (conducted by the Raytheon audit team, DCMA, and the customer (MDA))
  • Participate in the preparation of detailed CDRLs in support of contract requirements (such as IPMRs and CCDRs)

Minimum Required Skills:
Bachelors degree in Accounting , Business, Finance or a related field and 6 years experience in a finance or business management role, or a MBA and 4 years of related experience
  • Experience interfacing and conducting business with various functional disciplines (Contracts, Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, etc...) in program development and execution
  • Strong presentation, communication, and professional skills and the ability to work independently and with some supervision and oversight
  • Able to meet critical deadlines and develop and apply solutions and process improvements
  • Proven ability working independently and with higher levels of management
  • Strong desktop computer skills, particularly in the use of MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD clearance as this positon will need a US DoD Security Clearance within 1 year of start date

Highly Desired Skills:
  • Experience in providing business support for contract activities, utilizing cost/schedule performance measurement systems (Earned Value Management System)
  • Experience in using SAP Business Systems
  • Analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of MPM, APEX, and EVMS systems
  • Understanding of AOP and 5 year processes, program forecasting and metrics

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.