Principal Financial Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Financial Analyst supports the SAS Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) organization with financial reporting, forecasting, executive presentations and other strategic analysis. Primary responsibilities include but not limited to leading the consolidation of monthly reporting and analytics for SAS financial metrics; collaborate with Corporate, Global Business Services and Mission Areas on receipt collections, sales and profit forecasting; and forecasting balance sheet or income statement for headquarters and the Business (SAS) to include accounts payable, unbilled CIP, PP&E, and current liabilities.

The Financial Analyst supports the SAS FP&A team, the SAS CFO, and Corporate FP&A. The Financial Analyst is customer service focused and strives to improve efficiencies within FP&A processes in order to enhance the analysis and forecast recommendations provided to executive leadership. The Financial Analyst also provides assurance as to the data integrity of the numbers that serve as the basis for SAS management decision making and presentations to customers (internal Raytheon). This position will be instrumental in driving SAS cash flow to achieve plan.

The successful candidate will be afforded frequent interaction with the Director of SAS FP&A, Mission Area Finance Directors, and the SAS CFO. This opportunity provides development through exposure to products and strategy across the SAS portfolio. The candidate will develop executive messaging/communication skills and the ability to influence others in working across functions and Mission Areas to successfully execute his/her assignment.

Benefits of the position include:
- High visibility
- Exposure to Business Unit level analysis and decision making
- High level of responsibility on a lean team
- Strong training ground in the technical skills of Financial Planning and Analysis

Required Skills:
6+ Years of related experience
Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint
Strong work ethic and commitment to accuracy
Strong communication skills, presentation skills, attention to detail and accuracy in reporting
Analytics: Ability to evaluate data, develop financial models/plans/analyses/reports, and present solutions to problems/issues for which there is no established approach
Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines

Desired Skills:
Working knowledge of APEX, SAP, Rplan, BW/AO
Prior Defense Aerospace FP&A and/or Program finance experience

Strong interest in the defense industry, economics, and government affairs
Intermediate knowledge of financial statements
Self-starter; constantly looks to improve performance and efficiency of self, teammates and partners.

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, Math, Computer Science, Marketing, or related field.

Desired Education:
Masters of Business Administration

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

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.