Project Financial Analyst Principal Job
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Huntsville, AL 35806, US
Finance & Accounting
Job Description Our employees work on the world’s most advanced electronics – from GPS devices for munitions and platforms to multi-function seekers that enable detecting threats for precision strike. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we’re innovating for the future. In addition, you can, too.
Do you want to be a part of a cause greater than yourself? Do you want to work in a place called “Rocket City”? Then, we need to talk. BAE Systems – Electronics Systems sector is hiring at our new facility in Huntsville, Alabama.
The Precision Guidance & Sensing Solutions (PGSS) product line is seeking a passionate and experienced project finance analyst to support an exciting and challenging development program. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate program financial analysis for all programs within the assigned program area. This includes external & internal reporting, proposal support, leading program Estimates at Complete (EACs), managing cash flow, supporting quarterly business reviews, and leading the Integrated Business Plan for assigned programs. This individual will develop relationships as a full business partner with the program teams, support the business area strategy and provide financial data and analysis for decision-making.
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 and, ultimately, the warfighter. 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 influence the internal and external community in which we work.
Our flexible work environment, including every other Friday off, provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We work to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment that inspires teamwork, personal excellence, and growth. We collaborate with and focus on our customers. We are committed to Achieving Operational Excellence.
Come join BAE Systems and help us in our mission as “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®.”
“Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status”
- Supporting weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting requirements both internally and externally
- Proposal support through pricing basis of estimates, and preparing request for bid approvals (RBA); participating in fact-finding, statements of position, and negotiations
- Reporting & presenting financials to management
- Serving as a full business partner to the program teams
- Working with the contracts function for funding, billings, and other contractual items
- Creating and influencing program baselines through earned value management
- Developing and monitoring program risks and opportunities
- Developing financial forecasts and analyzing estimates at completion
- Significant program team contributor. Coordinating team meetings and reviews.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related degree / equivalent experience
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
- Demonstrated problem solving and in-depth analytical skills
- Demonstrated ability to communicate and present financial data to other functions in an accurate, concise, and understandable manner
- Strong interpersonal skills to influence diverse work teams
- Ability to prioritize and self-manage a multi-tasked workload in a fast paced environment
- Ability to make decisions with sound judgment while complying with policies and procedures
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, ProPricer, Cobra, and iPortal
- Experience with project forecasting and analysis, particularly in a US Defense environment
- Experience in program finance and/or other finance functional disciplines
- Experience with proposals
- Understanding and knowledge industry practices and standards as well as company policies
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.
We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.
We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
What We Offer+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)
This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.
Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom