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Analyst, Business Operations

Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Location: Canoga Park
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Overview: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 We have an outstanding opportunity for a Analyst, Business Operations at our Space Launch Headquarters in Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area). The Sr Analyst, Business Operations will prepare and maintain budgets, establish earnings plans, and develop estimates at completion of assigned defense projects. Under supervision, this role will apply Earned Value Management, finance, and accounting skills; approve requisitions; prepare financial reporting on a major defense program; use metrics associated with management best practices; and prepare reports to reflect Awards, Sales, Profit, and Cash. You may assist proposal teams, develop Bases-of-Estimate, provide actuals data, and support fact-finding/negotiations as needed. What we can offer you: Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nations aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Work/Life Balance - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus additional sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual 1 week year-end company shut down. Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each):80% - Compile budget and project cost performance (external and internal financial reports) data and present to lead Business Specialist. Understand and incorporate necessary changes. Assists in the analysis of data and prepares financial reports, including graphs and charts, for Program Managers and other internal and external customers. Create financial spreadsheets including ad hoc reports. Interface with management on financial matters. 20% - Forecast of program awards, sales, profit and staffing by assessing trends and working with the program team to ensure reasonableness. Use of Excel spreadsheets to analyze the data will be a key element of the process. Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics or an appropriate discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and (three) 3 years of experience.
  • Requires mathematical ability to accurately perform calculations used in cost/budget analysis.
  • Must have strong foundation of computer skills and be proficient using imported and/or exported data. Requires familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; Access experience is a plus.
  • This position requires an understanding of general accounting principles and Earned Value Management, including the ability to accurately assess cost data and forecast expenditures.
  • Must have solid communication and teamwork skills. 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 requirement. 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.Pay range for this position::60,500 - 84,500 per yearNote about pay range::Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Los Angeles , Analyst, Business Operations, Professions , Canoga Park, California

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