Sr Financial Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

This is a multi-level position Sr. Financial Analyst or Principal Financial Analyst, based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, and requirements for this position

The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization has a rare opportunity for a strong experienced analyst who will take responsibility for the development of Rates for Missile Systems. This person will be accountable to Rates and overall Financial Planning management.

The person chosen for this role will:

Obtain a breadth of knowledge of all financial metrics with an emphasis on prime resources and indirect expenses as you will have exposure to all of the intricacies of rate development and maintenance (to include detailed analysis, trends, what-if’s, etc.). You will be a key contributor in the development of Forward Pricing Rates (bidding rates) and Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) / booking rates for all RMS locations. Interaction with the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) will be required as you will aid in the negotiation of a Forward Pricing Rate Proposal/Agreement (FPRP/FPRA). You will support evaluation of Government offers and developing counter positions throughout negotiations. Interaction with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) will also be required, supporting and justifying our FPRP during the Entrance Conference and through prompt response to Requests for Information (RFIs).

The rates team works to accomplish results through a team environment and you will be responsible for analyzing monthly rate performance analysis and forecasts. You will communicate to the central MS Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) management team using standard company tools and processes and will be key in supporting sensitivity analyses to ensure that each rate set is as accurate and appropriate as possible given the business environment and outlook. This role is also key in interacting with central MS FP&A and Corporate to understand overall MS and RTN business base projections and the impact changes over time have on the allocations MS receives. This position offers a great opportunity to see the full business and apply analytical thinking at the highest level.

Given the extended reach and impact the Rates group has on the overall business, you will be responsible for ensuring that all assignments are prioritized and completed on schedule with adequate time allotted for management review. You will partner with programs, accounting, and FP&A team by coordinating general close activities and will become knowledgeable in both internal and external controls, such as Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). You will also have an opportunity to gain a different insight into systems, tools and master data as you will be responsible for validating that Rates are correctly loaded into APEX and financial planning tools. This position also provides great visibility as you will have an opportunity to support a wide variety of activities to include: Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) analytics, reporting for Quarterly Corporate CFO and EAC rate reviews, and what-if scenarios to support outlook rate projections.

Do you meet these minimum requirements?

  • Minimum 4-years of experience with a related Bachelor’s Degree, in Business, Math, Accounting, Finance or a related field, or2 years’ of related experience with related Master’s Degree
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Capable of handling a high stress environment with multiple tasks going on simultaneously, new tasks layering in on top of the ones already due, revisions sprinkling in with no option for any of the tasks due dates slipping out
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, comfortable speaking in small groups; has the ability to confidently and professionally share opinions with every level of management
  • Must be organized; can easily track various revision scenarios
  • Solid abilities relating to financial systems (SAP, BW, etc.), and tools (Program on a Page, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Highly Desired Skills:
  • Inquisitive (and acts on it) with strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • A drive for leading process change, willing and able to partner with cross business teams to improve forecast accuracy
  • Aptitude for working in a team environment to achieve results

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 149477

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.