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Lead Financial Analyst

Cranston, Rhode Island, United States of America
Closing date: 28 February 2023

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is looking for a Lead Financial Analyst to join the Business Finance organization. This position will report directly to the Dynamics Business Area Controller and provide financial support for assigned contracts as well as assist with reporting and analysis.

This position can be located onsite at our national headquarters in Syracuse, NY or our Cranston, RI location. Remote candidates located in the Northeast region will also be considered.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Financial analyst for assigned contracts interfacing with program teams to track and forecast financial performance

  • Track revenue recognition, cash flow, program expenditures and Estimates at Completion providing timely variance analysis

  • Track program receivables and identify opportunities to improve cash flow

  • Project accounting responsibilities including project setup & maintenance

  • Assist the Manufacturing and Supply Chain organizations in tracking material costs from Purchase Order release, to inventory, to project expense to ensure program material estimates are accurate

  • Prepare and present external and internal financial reporting

  • Assist with reporting of results, monthly short forecasts, quarterly forecasts and annual budget

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

  • Assist the Contracts and Subcontracts organization in complying with applicable FAR, DFARS and CAS regulations for all proposal submissions and negotiations

  • Ensure contract compliance with applicable FAR, DFARS and CAS regulations

  • External Audit interface for programs selected for review

  • Interface with Accounting to ensure program financials are properly stated on income statement and balance sheet

  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting. MBA preferred

  • 15+ years of relevant experience

  • Financial analysis experience in the U.S. DoD contracting industry

  • U.S. Government Contracting experience including familiarity with FAR, DFARS and CAS rules and regulations

  • Experience in costing and pricing compliant U.S. DoD proposals.

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

  • Ability to interface and work with various cross functional teams and work effectively with various levels of the organization

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

  • Familiarity of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and financial reporting software

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

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to proactively identify and implement process and tool improvements

Desired:

  • Familiarity with Oracle E-business Suite and other financial management software helpful, but not required

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 and (ii) 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).

Benefits:

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.