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Principal Financial Analyst
Raytheon Company | Tucson, Arizona
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Job Description

The Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wireless-guided (TOW) Weapon System program in the Land Warfare Systems product line has an immediate opening for a TOW Finance Team Lead/ Principal Financial Analyst role to provide analytical support and financial oversight over medium rate, billion dollar missile production contracts. This role will require constant re-evaluation and updating of detail level forecasts with an emphasis on variance analysis and a focus on process improvements and resource optimization to minimize future variances and drive profitability.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Analyzing, summarizing, and inquire about material, labor, and cash receipt forecast inputs provided by other functional leaders and summarize into contract level forecasts
  • Support review and forecast of Bookings, Sales, Earnings and Cash forecast to Financial Planning
  • Summary contract level inputs and updates to Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and 5-year sales objectives
  • Create and review contract performance information to help create and / or review & consolidate executive level financial performance presentations including EAC reviews, Product Line Reviews, and Corporate Operations reviews.
  • Review, analyze and inquire about manpower level loads for project and task performance for both firm and non-firm activities
  • Contribute to cross-functional teams with an emphasis on financial implications of team decisions and ensure finance team knowledge of program decisions
  • Develop, utilize and disseminate process improvement and tool improvement opportunities to enhance analytical opportunities for the entire finance team
  • Provide feedback, peer review and input to finance team work product of all types to help ensure appropriate messaging and focus
  • Provide training and mentoring to team members
  • Ad-hoc request support in a fast-paced environment
  • Support and analyze new proposal development with an emphasis on evaluation of performance assumptions relative to historical trends

The unique challenges of the TOW Weapon System program include:
  • Multiple factory production spanning several states
  • Complicated bills of material spanning 4 missiles variants
  • Overlapping production contracts

This role will require significant interaction with and knowledge of:
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Rplan
  • APEX
  • Business Warehouse/ AO
  • PowerPoint

Do you meet these minimum skills requirements?
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline and a minimum 6 years of related experience in financial analysis or related finance experience or a related MS degree and 4 related experience
  • Experience with data analysis and reporting
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel, Analysis and Powerpoint
  • Experience multitasking and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience improving processes and data analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills:
  • Working knowledge of APEX, PRISM and related financial systems
  • Working knowledge of IOT cost flows and supplier financing tools (PBPs, Progress Payments)
  • Negotiations support experience
  • Collaboration and influential communications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline

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

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 149014

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.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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