Financial Analyst Sr Job
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Manassas, VA 20110-4122, US
Finance & Accounting
Job Description The finance organization is a trusted business partner delivering information and innovative solutions for decision-making in order to deliver quality products and capabilities to our customers. We are committed to employee growth and development allowing employees to build a long term career at BAE Systems. In addition to challenging day to day assignments, employees are encouraged to pursue special projects, participate in formal and informal mentoring programs and networking events, and rotate into different roles with increasing levels of responsibility. BAE Systems also provides employees with opportunities to engage with and positively impact the internal and external community in which we work.
Project finance plans, controls, and reports program performance relating to cost and schedule according to the Earned Value Management System. Project finance is a well-rounded role that introduces an employee to the various facets of BAE Systems finance.
The Space Systems (S2) Product Line within the ISR Business Area is seeking a highly motivated Project Financial Analyst Sr to join Project Finance team. The S2 portfolio consists of ~100 active contracts (Firm Fixed Price, Cost Type and T&M) supporting multiple platforms. Contracts range in size (less than $2M to $100M) and complexity.
The selected analyst will report to the Finance Manager for S2 and provide support to meet or exceed the S2 Finance objectives. These objectives include producing accurate work products in support of established deadlines, fostering a culture of collaboration and teamwork, supporting improvement initiatives, growing the portfolio through strong program performance and new captures, and delivering the Operating Plan.
The analyst must possess strong financial analysis and problem solving skills, be detail-oriented, and able to prioritize and manage multiple ongoing tasks. In addition, he/she must have the ability to work independently in a cross-functional team environment and utilize strong communication skills to interface with Program Managers, Functional Leads, Control Account Mangers, Operations Program Managers and Product Line / Business Area Leadership.
- Cross-functional collaboration through support of team meetings and reviews
- Supporting program management in financial aspects of the program, such as baselining, forecasting, reporting, and quarterly reporting
- Working with the contracts department for funding, billings, and other contractual items
- Creating and maintaining program baselines through earned value management
- Reviewing and monitoring program risks and opportunities, such as cost overruns and scheduling delays
- Collaborating with all functions to update financial forecast and estimates at completion
- Supporting weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting requirements both internally and externally
- Performs other duties as assigned
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or finance / equivalent experience
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
- Strong interpersonal skills to interact with diverse work teams
- Prior skills working FP/CP Contracts
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Capability to communicate and present financial data to other functions
- Hyperion Forecasting
- Oracle ERP
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