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Principal Financial Analyst

Requisition ID 102351BR Date updated 08/24/2017
This is an opportunity to join the Protected Communication Systems (PCS) Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Team in a Lead Financial Analyst role. In this role the candidate will support top-down and bottom-up financial analysis for the product line, focusing on accurate and integrated forecasting and risk analysis for Bookings, Sales, Profit, and Cash Flow. The successful candidate will collaborate with key leaders across organizations to ensure appropriately managed expectations and cross-functional communication. Additionally, this position provides a unique mentoring opportunity, as the candidate will serve as a main resource for the Product Area’s staff of 15-20 program controls analysts as they work to complete or improve their FP&A work product.

This position will be responsible for coordination and preparation of various Product Area and Mission Area level financial deliverables, including 5-Year and Annual Operation Plans, monthly financial forecasts and operational reviews, Short Range Outlook (SRO), and weekly report distributions. Additionally, the position will support and track investment activities (NBI, Capital, and IR&D) as well as inventory projects (CFR / AR). The analyst will have significant input into strategic improvement initiatives with primary responsibility for the development, deployment, and maintenance of new and value-added reports.

This position will be an integral part of a fast paced finance team where strategic thinking, multitasking and individual initiative are key requirements. The successful candidate will raise the performance levels of those with whom they work and provide the organizations they support with timely and thorough qualitative analysis that supports strategic decision making.

Note: This position can be a G08 (A03 – Sr. Financial Analyst) or G09 (A04 – Principal Financial Analyst) depending on the level of directly related experience.

Required Skills:
  • At least six (6) years of related finance experience, or four (4) years of related experience and a Master’s Degree.
  • Strong computer skills, which include a high level of proficiency with advanced Microsoft Excel functions (Pivot Tables, Lookups, Macros, etc.).
  • Good written and verbal skills including a demonstrated ability to succinctly present complex information to all levels of management.
  • Ability to interact with and influence individuals at every level of the Finance and functional organizations.
  • Proficiency with SAP/APEX, PRISM, and Business Warehouse (BW) reporting.

Desired Skills:
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to prioritize concurrent requirements and accommodate numerous stakeholders.
  • Shows initiative by seeking ways to expand on existing practices and improve processes and data analysis.
  • Strong desire to learn and contribute in a dynamic and highly collaborative team-based environment.
  • Ability to work under general direction and actively participate in determining objectives of assignments.
  • Understanding of Raytheon financial and accounting policies and procedures.

Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Exposure to Finance / Accounting or related disciplines preferred)
Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
None / Not Required


Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
MA - Marlborough

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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