Financial Analyst 5 with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Arlington, Virginia
Feb 28, 2024
Mar 04, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 15541 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Hours Per Week: 40 Security Clearance: Secret Level of Experience: Senior Job Description HII has a need for a Financial Analyst who will be responsible for providing leadership with timely financial and operational analysis to facilitate sound business decisions in support of the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO). Position will focus on the strategic plan, budgeting, monthly forecasting, and consolidated financial reporting. The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) requires a disciplined, repeatable business case analysis approach to identify and evaluate the benefits and trade-offs associated with a series of affordability opportunities. The Affordability Directorate requires analysis and support services to develop executable business cases for the F-35 fleet that dramatically reduce the Cost Per Tail Per Year (CPTPY), Unit Recurring Flyaway (URF) cost, and Development related costs. These specialized services will be critical to the success of the JPOs Affordability Strategy for the next 5 years and beyond through delivery of meaningful, tangible projects the program can plan investments and returns against Essential Job Responsibilities Own and build on current models to forecast financials and operational KPIs; Develop and implement FP&A best practices, procedures, and processes to drive forecast & planning, business insight and analysis to support senior leadership team.
Prepare and maintain financial models and tools; learn and master the budget forecast model, make enhancements for accuracy, relevance, changing business, changing markets, etc.; manage the data collection and consolidation process with accounting resources and functional leadership; analyze the information to validate completeness and accuracy with the goal of communicating trends and key drivers to executive leadership.
Ensure reporting systems and source data are accurate and reconciled including supporting accounting with variance analysis.
Understand and analyze business units monthly/quarterly financial results (vs. forecast, prior year, budget) and clearly articulate themes and performance drivers; this includes driving efforts to understand root causes of variances and making recommendations to enhance business performance.
Gather, manage, and manipulate data from multiple sources for analysis; identify trends, extract insights, and deliver actionable presentations of findings.
Collaborate cross functionally as a "business partner" to drive continuous improvement in reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and analysis processes.
Create and manage improvements to financial reporting templates, current reporting hierarchy and general FP&A related business practices.
Conduct business call analyst and analyze actual results to understand variances and revise projections as appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications 15+ years relevant experience with Bachelor's in related field; 13+ years relevant experience with Master's in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 19+ years relevant experience.
Ability to understand and resolve complex financial problems effectively.
Experience conducting annual cost estimates.
Excellent presentation skills required.
Excellent research and analysis skills.
Working knowledge of relevant software applications, including Excel.
Clearance: Active secret security clearance required.
This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners. HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.