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Principal Financial Analyst
Raytheon Company | El Segundo, California
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Job Description

The Resilient Navigation (R-Nav) Finance Team in El Segundo, CA is seeking a highly motivated Business Analyst to join the Secure Sensor Solutions (S3) Mission Area of Raytheon’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) division.

The Business Analyst will be responsible for managing the financial performance of the Modernized GPS program area, which includes externally reported Development programs and ongoing proposal activities. In addition the Business Analyst will be responsible for providing guidance and training to other analysts on the program.

This position requires proactive leadership and significant interaction with the Program Manager, customer representatives, and contracts teams to ensure alignment regarding compliance, execution, and financial objectives.

The Business Analyst is a strategic business partner to various functional teams and works in collaboration on the successful capture/execution of proposals, Gate reviews, contract negotiations, financial reporting and EACs.

The selected candidate must be able to work under deadlines and constraints as well as have the ability to multitask across a variety of tasks.

This position requires the ability to provide top level program planning and control guidance as well as the ability to summarize, package, and present information to all levels of management. As a strategic business partner, the successful candidate will collaborate with the Program Manager and Finance lead as well as other functional leads to ensure the successful execution of quarterly EACs, monthly Operating Reviews, as well as AOP forecasting and maintenance.

Specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensures adequate financial controls that provide a balance between finance goals and program goals.
  • Responsible for preparing finance charts for Program Management Reviews
  • Responsible for preparing monthly operating reviews, EACs, financial overviews and other reporting activities as required
  • Responsible for SAP Earned Value (EV) Reporting
  • Create and maintain EV artifacts including Control Account Document, Secondary Work Authorizations, WBS Dictionary, Program Log and Responsibility Accountability Matrix
  • Serve as the Lead for the development of the five year strategic and annual operating plans
  • Reviews financial reports, presentations and bids for accuracy and completeness.
Required Skills
  • Minimum 6 years applicable work in Financial Management, Financial Planning and Analysis, Program Controls or related areas of finance
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a team environment and lead teams to success
  • Working knowledge of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) concepts, related systems, and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, creative, and innovative and use critical and strategic thinking
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and ability to meet multiple commitments as expected
  • Budgeting and variance analysis skills
  • Risk and Opportunity analysis skills
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

Desired Skills

  • Prior work experience with a US Government defense contractor
  • Demonstrated expertise in understanding disclosure statements and classifying tasks/activities by appropriate “color of money” – Direct, Overhead, Selling, Bid and Proposal (B&P), IRAD, and Capital
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Demonstrated experience with SAP accounting system tools

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field.
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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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