Principal Financial Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

US Citizenship statues required as this positon needs active US Security Clearance as of day one of employment

Advanced Missile System – Advance Air Warfare Systems and Technologies (AAWS&T) has an immediate opening for a Principle Financial Analyst. AAWS&T is developing a portfolio of advanced weapons, missiles and technologies that will play a pivotal role in the future battlespace. This position is a growth opportunity to learn exciting new technologies while working on large programs that will make Raytheon the premier provider of offensive and defensive solutions to the warfighter. Due to the nature of the technologies, existing Secret clearance is required.
The Financial Analyst will provide support to the program office and financial planning. Tasks include working with bookings/backlog, maintenance of contract modifications, compilation of forecasts/manpower, EACs in a development environment, earned value management and preparing presentations for Program Management reviews. The ideal individual for this job will be a good communicator with a desire to learn and be challenged, the ability to work independently on a variety of tasks, and the ability to interact with all business functions. This position will provide an opportunity to enhance skills in material analysis, forecasting, estimates at completion, variance analysis, earned value management and other metrics and tools.
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

General Disciplines and Responsibilities
Financial Planning:
  • Forecasting of key financial metrics at the program level (including Bookings/New orders, Sales, Earnings and Cash)
  • Executive-level summary and communication of monthly / quarterly / annual results, forecasts and Earned Value
  • Capital Expenditure, IR&D and strategic investment assessment
  • Business Case development to justify new and on-going investment to capture franchise programs.

Program 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 and analysis
  • Risk and Opportunity valuation and impact on contract profitability
  • Annual and 5-Year Business Planning

Minimum Required Skills:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related field and minimum 6 years’ professional experience in business discipline with or 4 years of experience with master’s degree
  • Strong experience with Excel (pivot tables, advanced formulas)
  • Proven able to meet critical deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and experience working within teams
  • Experience using financial software systems
  • Must have existing Secret Clearance with the ability to gain further clearances as required

Highly Desired Skills:
  • Preference given to candidates having used MPM, APEX EV, wlnsight and other EVM tools
  • Experience using SAP Business Systems software
  • Experience in providing business support for contract activities, utilizing cost/schedule performance measurement systems (Earned Value Management System)
  • Understanding of Earned Value Management principles and processes including CPR development and Preparation of IPMR formats 1-7
  • Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Previous Earned Value experience


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.