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Business Management Analyst

Industry: Technology

Location: Torrance

Compensation: $85K – $120K + Bonus

Contact: Raul Gonzalez

A leading provider of high-reliability products to space and defense customers is in need of an experienced financial professional to support the business management requirements of assigned programs and products.

In this position, you will work closely with managers to develop, implement, analyze, maintain and present their business, strategic and financial plans. You’ll also provide visibility on program status through program planning and control activities In addition, you will provide ongoing visibility regarding the current and forecasted status of program cost and schedules through in-depth qualitative/quantitative analysis of performance vs. plan data (earned value), and be responsible for the preparation of internal work authorizations and monthly sales and earnings plans.

Other Responsibilities include:

• Preparation of various program control plans and reports, financial summaries, and related activities for Program Management
• Identification of problems and coordination with the program team to correct variances and ensure work is meeting program requirements and financial commitments
• Serving as a liaison with business management and functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures
• Evaluation of programs at each stage to ensure cost and financial activities of the program team, including contractual obligations, are being met
• Assisting with determining anticipated staffing requirements for assigned projects
• Preparing, coordinating, and delivering program controls presentations to internal management and customers, as required
• Establishing Work Breakdown Structures (WBSs) and related dictionaries, Basis of Estimates (BOEs), Resource Loaded Networks (RLNs), detailed budgets, and Earned Value methodologies
• Participating in new business proposals, project projections, and analysis of requirements.

Requirements include:

• 5 – 7 years’ of program control or financial analysis experience
• Strong background working with both commercial and DoD programs and multiple contract types
• Broad understanding of all aspects of business management techniques including government and commercial contracts, earned value analysis, financial planning, cash flow, progress payments and billing milestones
• Experience in program cost functions, including cost estimating, cost control, change management, risk assessment, and cost analysis
• Experience with planning and scheduling functions, including schedule development, control, and analysis
• Ability to identify and establish relevant and timely criteria for program controls activities
• Strong leadership skills, with the ability to successfully direct and motivate a team using a combination of technical skills, teamwork, and people management skills
• A penchant for process improvement and problem solving
• Mastery of MS Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and project management software (e.g., Microsoft Project, COBRA), with working knowledge of Cost Point, Deltek, and Oracle ERP
• Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information requiring a security clearance.

Experience in a manufacturing or aerospace background is a plus.

A CPA or MBA is highly preferred.

MBA tuition paid if not already accredited.

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