Principal Financial Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon’s Mission Systems and Sensor's growing Tactical Radars Directorate is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Multi-Function Radio Frequency Systems (MFRFS) Product Team as the Financial Planning & Analysis Lead. MFRFS Products are high visibility, critical radar programs for Raytheon and our deployed Warfighter with significant Domestic and International Growth Potential in near term. The Product Area spans Development, Production, and Sustainment Programs and has integrated collaboration from all RTN Businesses.

The Tactical Radars FP&A team is a proactive organization that anticipates problems and drives results by “looking around the corner” to anticipate financial impacts and develop mitigation/capture plans for risks & opportunities. The FP&A Lead is a highly visible position supporting the MFRFS leadership team. This individual works closely with the MFRFS Product Area Manager, the MFRFS Business Manager, and the Tactical Radars FP&A Manager and will be asked to act as delegate for Business Manager when needed. Building a strong working relationship with the Product Area Manager and Program Mangers is essential. Frequent interaction with the TR Business Manager, the MSS CFO, and MSS FP&A Manager should also be expected.

Major responsibilities include monthly forecasting, AOP, 5 year plan, unbilled cash reviews, as well as other ad-hoc management reviews. The FP&A Lead is responsible for continuous improvement of the monthly forecasting accuracy and process including frequent collaboration with IOT partners. Also this individual will lead the annual operating plan and 5 year planning. The position includes supporting management of the NBI budget and the OWP Staffing Demand process.

The successful candidate will have a very strong finance acumen specifically including the critical Raytheon financial policies and practices. The applicant will need the ability to build strong relationships with the program business managers and analysts responsible as well as program managers to ensure a strong understanding of the programs.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare Management for monthly operating reviews, financial overviews and other reporting activities as required
  • Serve as the Lead for the development of the five year strategic and annual operating plans and related analysis as well as possess the ability to coordinate the accumulation and presentation of nonfinancial data
  • Support the monthly closing process and provide variance analysis
  • Serve as the partner in the planning and forecasting process with the TR FP&A Manager and MFRFS Business Manager.
  • Improve financial planning processes across MFRFS

Required Skills:
  • 6+ Years relevant working experience
  • Strong understanding of Inter-Organizational Transfers (IOTs)
  • Strong working knowledge of Raytheon business systems (SAP, BPS, APEX, Rplan)
  • Proficient user of MS Word & Powerpoint, power user of MS Excel.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate complex information concisely
  • Independent, self-motivated, and highly organized
  • Ability to form relationships with local and remote personnel across all disciplines, driving behavior without formal position power

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 143812

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.