This Project Finance Mgr role is within the FAST Labs Business Area (ES Sector). FAST Labs innovates science, technology and engineering breakthroughs for some of the toughest technology challenges in the defense, aerospace, power and propulsion and security industries. We solve some of the most critical defense and intelligence problems by innovating technologies that push the limits of what is possible, give our customers an edge, and give our employees a chance to change the world.
This role serves as a business partner to the Autonomy, Control & Estimation Product Line within FAST Labs. The finance organization is a trusted business partner delivering information and innovative solutions for decision-making in order to deliver quality products and capabilities to our customers and, ultimately, the warfighter. We are committed to employee growth and development allowing employees to build a long term career at BAE Systems. In addition to challenging day to day assignments, employees are encouraged to pursue special projects, participate in formal and informal mentoring programs and networking events, and rotate into different roles with increasing levels of responsibility. BAE Systems also provides employees with opportunities to engage with and positively impact the internal and external community in which we work. As the Finance Manager, you will lead a team of employees and assume financial responsibility for your Product Line. Key responsibilities include:
- Leading a team of individuals who support programs and proposals within your portfolio
- Product Line financial performance, forecasting and reporting
- Program support and financial execution
- Full business partner to your Product Line leadership team
- Proposal leadership
- NBF and Capital planning
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Proven leadership skills and an ability to train and mentor staff.
Ability to develop solutions to complex problem using ingenuity and innovation.
Ability to communicate and present financial data to other functions in an accurate, concise, and understandable manner.
Strong interpersonal skills to influence and lead diverse work teams.
Ability to prioritize and self-manage a multi-tasked workload in a fast-paced environment.
Understanding of program costs, revenue recognition, profit, cash and collections.
Ability to make decisions with sound judgement while complying with policies and procedures.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.
Preferred Skills and Education
Top Secret Clearance Eligibility
Prior Program Finance experience.
Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, ProPricer and Cobra.
Ability to challenge and improve knowledge of industry practices and standards as well as company policy.
Ability to develop and maintain professional and effective relationships with internal and external customers.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.
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