Program Controls Specialist- join our team in sunny Tucson!

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Job Summary:
The Standard Missile 3 program family has an immediate opening for a Principle Specialist, Program Cost Controls. As a Program Cost Scheduling and Control Analyst for the SM3 Program, you will participate in the control of costs and schedules on contracts that utilize product based EVMS through APEX/SAP EV management reporting tools. You will be required to perform analyses and prepare reports to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters. The program includes an efficient and effective team that relies on individual drive and integrity for success. It is expected that the candidate is capable of building business relationships, trust and rapport with business contacts within not only the program, but also the product line and customer teams.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Work closely with various functional organizations during the EAC development process; as well as monitoring these organizations performance against agreed upon budgets
  • Providing support of month-end close financial planning activities
  • Frequent interaction with various functions (including Engineering, Supply Chain, and Operations)
  • Participate in the preparation of detailed CDRLs in support of expected future contract requirements (such as IPMRs and CCDRs)
  • Budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis of labor and material for current and future orders
  • Contractual and internal Earned Value Management reporting, including generation and analysis of monthly program metric
  • Risk and opportunity valuation and impact on contract profitability
  • Ad-hoc request


    Qualifications You Must Have:
  • A University and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience
  • Bachelors in Business, Accounting, Finance or Math or related degree
  • Strong experience with Excel (pivot tables, advanced formulas)
  • Experience using other Microsoft Office tools (including Word and PowerPoint)


Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience using financial software systems
  • Analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Able to meet critical deadlines and develop and apply solutions and process improvements in a fast paced changing business environment.
  • Clear, succinct written and verbal communication skills and experience working within teams
  • Experience in using SAP R/3 Business Systems (APEX, PRISM, Business Warehouse)
  • Working knowledge of financial planning system (RPlan)
  • Defense Contracting Finance work experience
  • Understanding of Accounting standards and practices
  • Experience in contractual EVMS reporting, working in APEX/PRISM EVMS systems
  • Strong financial analytical skills as well as a fundamental understanding of functional roles and responsibilities in a production environment (touch labor, support labor, material)
  • Understanding of program control responsibilities which include meeting internal requirements such as coordinating budgetary agreements, preparing EACs and monthly forecasts
  • Experience with project or task financial management and support including analyzing budgets, monitoring actual cost data, developing forecasts, and providing variance analysis
  • Experience with financial evaluations of production programs, engineering projects, and/or process improvements strong understanding of what is driving variance within data sets
  • Comfort and willingness to taking on new challenges




What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:
This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.
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Program Controls Specialist- join our team in sunny Tucson!

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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