Saab, Inc. Surveillance Systems is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Business Finance organization. This position will report directly to the Surveillance Systems Defense Finance Controller and provide a wide range of financial support for DoD and other contracts as well as perform business and indirect cost analysis.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Support assigned contracts and interfaces with program teams to track and forecast financial performance
Implement, lead and execute Earned Value Management processes including generating analysis, metrics and reporting. Generates cost and schedule variance analysis and manages project control functions
Support the development and maintenance of the program budget baseline including work authorization and baseline change requests
Forecast and track revenue recognition, cash flow, program expenditures and Estimates at Completion providing timely variance analysis
Review program contracts to ensure business compliance to all clauses and DoD regulations
Track program receivables and identify opportunities to improve cash flow
Work across functions to ensure contracts are executing to budget and delivering to schedule
Lead proposal costing and pricing efforts including cash flow analysis and review of RFP clauses for compliance
Advise program team members and senior management of financial health of programs
Prepare and present external and internal financial reporting
Work with Program Managers and Finance 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.
Provide inputs to process improvement efforts. Work collaboratively with department to identify, propose and implement process improvement ideas to enable more accurate and efficient reporting.
Skills and Experience:
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
MBA Degree preferred, but not required
6+ years of relevant experience
Financial analysis experience in the U.S. DoD contracting industry
Proficient with Earned Value Management (EVM) concepts, systems and reporting. Cobra and other financial management software experience desired.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel including but not limited to pivot tables, formulas and graphing
Familiarity with Oracle E-business Suite or other ERP systems
Proficient with US GAAP, IFRS and other general accounting rules and principles
U.S. Government Contracting experience desired including familiarity with FAR, DFARS and CAS rules and regulations.
Strong analytical and communication skills and ability to multi-task
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to interface and work with various cross functional teams and work effectively across various levels of the organization
Effective use of problem solving skills and analytical thinking
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.
Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
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, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability
401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match
Student loan assistance
Wellness account, Care.com subscription and employee assistance programs
Employee stock purchase program with employer match
Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in seven U.S. locations.
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.