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The Boeing Company Senior Financial Analyst in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) is looking for two Senior Financial Analysts to join the Finance Team in Huntsville, Alabama. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will provide cost management and financial analysis for the Ground Based Midcourse Program. To be a part of this team you must have the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, work with complex financial information, translate strategy into actions, be on the forefront of functional strategic direction and alignment, and work alongside our senior leaders.

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develops, reviews, analyzes and maintains cost and/or schedule performance measurement baselines, including earned value, and variance analyses and communicates cost and/or schedule trends to Program and Finance leadership

  • Make recommendations to management on financial performance projections using financial and business knowledge and experience

  • Develop resource forecasts and/or Estimates at Completion (EACs) for Control Accounts, budgets, functions or pools, contracts or programs

  • Partner with other members of the Finance team, Engineering, Scheduling and Operations

  • Support monthly customer deliverables, program reviews and other meetings as required

  • Articulate financial analysis summaries to varied audiences

  • Analysis – identify trends, track costs to budget, manage cash flow, synthesize and prioritize info to senior management

  • Compile data from multiple sources and develops performance reports

  • Initiate variance analyses and provides understanding of operational and financial performance to management

  • Provide daily and weekly cost reporting utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM)

  • Participate and support Affordability initiatives and exercises

  • Regularly review performance and ensure that robust variance analysis is completed, including engaging with key stakeholders to understand cost trends, root causes, and performance enablers

  • Champion process improvements, including utilization of predictive data analytics, and Production Finance best practices from across the enterprise.

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to the Financial Operations team

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field

  • 5+ years of experience in a Finance role

  • 3+ years of experience providing briefings to senior and/or executive level management

  • 3+ years of experience collecting and interpreting data

  • Experience with the Microsoft Excel application using: formulas, VLookups, pivot tables, charts, filters, and linking worksheets

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong time management skills, balancing multiple priorities

  • Possess a positive work attitude with strong leadership skills while working in a team environment

  • Experience with EVMS and EACs

  • Proven ability to handle competing priorities while providing level-headed decision making during unexpected events

  • Desire to understand the business (intellectual curiosity) and gain product knowledge

  • Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively across functions

  • Experience in leading teams and/or projects

Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 10 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+8 years' related work experience, 14 years' related work experience, etc.).


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.


This position is for 1st shift

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.