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Senior Financial Analyst

San Diego, California

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  • Schedule: Full-Time Salary

  • Job Level: Senior (8+ years)

  • Travel: 0 - 25

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Date posted 10/14/2021 Job ID 33492BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Senior (8+ years) Job Title Senior Financial Analyst City San Diego State California Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary

Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to join the Program Planning & Control group at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems located in Poway, CA. This position, under general direction, is responsible for program planning and budgeting, tracking financial and schedule performance, and developing estimates at completion. This position will work within a team environment consisting of program management, technical, production, financial and other supporting staff. This role includes leadership and mentoring responsibilities.

  • Supports program managers in planning and budgeting work, tracking incurred spending, anticipated future spending, and expected profit margins.
  • Develops performance baselines with integrated schedules.
  • Supports program managers in the development of Estimates at Complete (EACs) for a variety of contract types and business models (customer-owned, leasing services).
  • Works cross-functionally with Program Management, Contracts and Accounting to support successful program execution and issue resolution.
  • Conducts financial analysis and reporting of cost and schedule performance utilizing Earned Value Management System (EVMS) techniques.
  • Provides International Offset/Industrial Cooperation financial support.
  • Prepares customer cost and schedule reports.
  • Supports program risk & opportunity management.
  • Updates and maintains project work breakdown structure.
  • Prepares project funding status reports.
  • Performs cash flow analysis.
  • Assists with unbilled accounts receivable analysis.
  • Reviews and approves purchasing requests.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and/or finance and fifteen or more years of progressive cost accounting experience in a corporate environment, preferably with a government contractor. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Demonstrates project planning and scheduling expertise, including monitoring and reporting and project leadership skills.
  • Contributes to the development of new financial processes or systems.
  • Customer-focused with (1) the ability to identify issues and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems (2) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide all levels of employees (4) the ability to represent the department or company on projects.
  • Experience preparing contractually required financial reports (IPMR, CFSR, CSDR, etc.) highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Earned Value Management techniques highly desirable.
  • SAP experience desirable.
  • Experience utilizing an earned value tool (MPM, EVM for Project, Empower) is desirable.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? No
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  • Healthcare

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Competitive Pay

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Paid Time Off

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“General Atomics is a company that has provided amazing career opportunities. There is no limit to where you can go in this company.”
– Shalena, Lead Talent Acquisition Specialist
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“I consider myself an effective leader and manager who also cares about his team. I strive to support my team so they can ensure we are taking care of our customers.”
– Uriah, Project Manager

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