Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions
that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense
markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense
leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space,
missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and
armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets.
Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by
visiting our website at www.Rocket.com
We have an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Business/Cost
Analyst at our Space Launch Headquarters in Canoga Park, CA (Los
In this role you will prepare and maintain time-phased budgets,
establish earnings plans and develop estimates at completion of
assigned government and commercial aerospace projects.
This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at
one level higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
50% - Apply earned value management, finance and accounting
expertise to develop new financial reporting concepts and
techniques on a major defense program. Must be able to exercise
sound judgment in determining objectives and approaches to
assignments. Budget and track program cost performance (external
and internal financial reports) using a combination of mathematical
and Excel skills. Interpret and analyze Integrated Master Schedules
and the impact on resources, costs, and risks. Perform risk based
30% - Interface with Integrated Product Team members and Program
Manager on financial issues using a combination of written and
verbal communication skills.
10% - Provide forecast of program awards, sales and profit using
10% - Develop and provide staffing forecast.
Secondary Job Functions: Create financial spreadsheets and input
data in Program Management Information Systems. Interface with
management and customers on financial matters.
This position may be filled at this level or one level
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and
fourteen (14) years of directly related experience, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of Earned Value Management techniques.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint,
Word). Understanding of scheduling and risk analysis. Ability to
communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with various
levels throughout the company.
Some travel may be required.
Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other
status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government
requirements for access to government information and having dual
citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a
standard office setting and to use standard office equipment,
including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to
detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull
up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping,
crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and
a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person
and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or
auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as
safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be
expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful
operation of activities in the organization.