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Financial Analyst

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 October 2022

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. Surveillance is looking for a Financial Analyst to join the Finance organization. This position will report directly to the Naval and ATM Controller and provide wide ranging financial support for Surveillance contracts. This position is based at the national headquarters in Syracuse, NY, but remote candidates will be considered.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the development and maintenance of the program baselines including analyzing potential needs for updates

  • Interface with internal and external program teams to track and provide insights into actual versus forecasted financial performance

  • Ensure proper recording of program revenue, cash flow, expenditures and assisting with the generation of Estimates at Completion (EAC)

  • Initiate customer billings, track receivables and assist in past due receivable collections if needed

  • Collaborate across functions to confirm contract projects are executing to budget and delivering on schedule

  • Support accuracy of proposal costing and pricing efforts including cash flow analysis and currency hedging

  • Advise program team members and senior management of financial health of programs

  • Prepare, package and present external and internal financial reporting

  • Work with Program Managers to ensure program forecasts are accurately reflected in business P&L and cash flow forecasts for the annual budget and quarterly forecasts

  • Provide inputs on process improvement efforts

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting

  • 2 years of relevant experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel including but not limited to pivot tables, formulas and graphing

  • Proficient with US GAAP, IFRS and other general accounting rules and principles

  • Strong analytical and communication skills and ability to multi-task

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.