Raytheon Mgr II Financial Analysis in El Segundo, California
Job Description: Airborne Early Warning and Reconnaissance Systems Finance has an opportunity for a Finance Manager II who will lead a team of Program Finance Analysts in the fiduciary responsibilities that achieve and aim to exceed program execution and annual performance goals. In addition to strong execution of annual goals, the selected candidate will have direct responsibility for planning and determining the strategic five year assessment of bookings, sales, profit and cash performance including the of determination of investment and franchise benefit in a business case analysis with Product-line Director and Strategy and Business Development collaboration. The forecasted sales of this collection of programs is approximately $100M annually. The selected individual will be responsible for all aspects of the finance requirements with adherence to accounting, financial, Inter-organizational Transfer (IOT) and earned value policies and is considered an integral strategic business partner with an ability to cross functional boundaries and influence and persuade the team on the successful capture/execution of proposals, gate reviews, contract negotiations, EVMS reporting, and EACs. In addition, the selected candidate will be responsible as a business partner to review the business as a total and determine operational impacts to the over-all program and business performance. The contract types likely include cost plus, time & material and fixed price. This position provides the selected candidate an opportunity to work directly with DoD, and Prime customers in the development of acquisition and negotiation steps through program execution. This position could also require the leadership for Integrated Baseline Reviews and Joint Surveillance Reviews determined by Government requirements. An additional requirement is the support and analytics associated with the Front-End-of-the Business and includes, but not limited to BOE development of PMO and assessment of veracity of rationale of that BOE and others; cost and price analysis; Gate 4 participation and the first-hand financial support to negotiations. This position requires proactive leadership and significant interaction with Program Directors, Program Managers, all functional leaders and customer representatives to ensure alignment regarding strategy, and financial execution. The applicant must possess excellent communication skills and be able to convey verbally and in writing clear concise assessments following critical thinking and development of options and recommendations. The selected candidate must be able to work under deadlines and constraints as well as have the ability to multitask across a variety of programs and effectively prioritize all customer requirements for quality and on-time analysis and reporting. In addition to these attributes, the successful candidate must have leadership presence and be a proactive leader with experience and capacity for critical thinking and problem solving that assess both the tactical implications of options and recommendations in addition to the strategic outcomes and financial and customer satisfaction consequences. The responsibilities of this role also include management and guidance of: Monthly forecasting of bookings, sales, profit and cash across a diverse business portfolio of cost and fixed price development, productions and product sustainment contracts. This also includes the Lead the development of the annual operating and five year plan with attention to strategic focuses, and associated risks and opportunities. Review risk and opportunities throughout the fiscal month examining the business for trade-offs and increases in business potential. This positon is a critical to ensuring the integrity of the financial metrics that Raytheon delivers to Wall Street on behalf of the company’s shareholders. Therefore, the selected candidate’s attention to detail and fiduciary compliance in assessing the forecast for accuracy is critical to the business’ performance. The candidate will also need to drive program accountability by establishing metrics that drive improved financial performance. A ssist in the assessment of EAC performance in conjunction with product-line leaders and translating the potential impacts into financial reporting that is timely and compliant to internal and external policies and regulations. Ability to understand and analyze Earned Value Management variances and critically examine root cause and recovery plans for realism. Provide management and guidance on financials for delivery to AEWRS Director and Leadership Team members based on critical thinking, problem solving and development of recommendations Support of New Business initiatives and strategizing with product-line leadership and capture managers to determine required bidding, selling, IRAD and capital investments Determine investment and business case results for recommendation and alternative approaches for consideration Train the AEWRS team to be the best stewards of the business by teaching and guiding them to determine critical thinking and problem solving Leverage the external policy and regulatory and critical Raytheon financial policies and practices to drive compliant business practices. The applicant will need to build strong relationships with the program analysts and Program Managers to ensure a strong understanding of the program strategy and forecasts. Required Skills: 8 years with a Bachelor's or 6 years with a Master's (or 4 years with a PhD). Proactive critical thinking, problem assessment, development of options and recommending solutions Capable of influencing all levels within a business Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements Hands on experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) and Estimate at Complete Significant experience in Microsoft Applications Financial Planning skills Must be independent and self-motivated Experience in meeting critical deadlines and balancing priorities Must have good presentation, communication, and training skills Must have experience in responsibly assessing actions and decisions for regulatory and compliant fiduciary adherence Desired Skills: Hands on experience managing people and projects in a DoD environment complying with the American National Standards Institute/Electronics Industrial Association Standards for EVM Be a proven leader, capable of indirectly managing multiple disciplines for common business results through partnering and persuasion Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance Management, or Business Management 115722
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.