BAE Systems Program Control Analyst Principal in Nashua, New Hampshire

Job Description

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. A challenging opportunity exists for a motivated individual to join the Program Control team in the Small Form Factor Payload Solutions (SFFPS) Product Area within the Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) Business Area. This position is for the lead financial analyst role on the ALE-55 Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Knight programs. These programs are a mix of fixed price production and cost type development efforts.

As the financial analyst lead for the program this person will be the trusted business partner to the program manager and team. The chosen individual will also have responsibility for mentoring junior financial analysts that support the program.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Responsibilities include:

  • Program team leader. Coordinating team meetings and reviews

  • Developing creative solutions to problems and driving change

  • Serving as the right hand man or woman to the program manager

  • Creating and influencing program baselines through earned value management

  • Developing and shaping program risks and opportunities, such as cost overruns and scheduling delays

  • Developing financial forecasts and deeply analyzing estimates at completion

  • Supporting weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting requirements both internally and externally

  • Interfacing with customers and serving as a consultant for external communications

  • Reporting financials to management and serving as an expert for the function

  • Seeking out projects to continually improve processes

  • Proposal support through participating in fact-finding, statements of position, and negotiations

Preferred Skills and Education


Required Skills & Education

  • Bachelor s degree and 6 years of work experience or equivalent experience; alternatively, a master s degree and 4 years of work experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools

  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems using ingenuity & innovation

  • Experience communicating and presenting 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

  • Understanding of Earned Value (EV) and Unit Production Cost (UPC)

  • Ability to make decisions with sound judgment while complying with policies and procedures


  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, ProPricer, and Cobra

  • Ability to challenge and improve knowledge of industry practices and standards as well as company policies

  • Ability to develop and maintain professional and effective relationships with internal and external customers

  • Previous experience in program control

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Program Control Analyst Principal


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