Senior Financial Analyst - Aerospace Manufacturing

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 10-04-2018
 Senior Financial Analyst - Defense/Aerospace Industry 
  • Founded in 1985 our client has developed a unique business model of achieving both research and technology advancements, and transitioning them into commercial and defense products. 
  • HQ’d in Torrance, CA with 5 buildings that occupy over 100,000 square feet; housing some of the most highly advanced and unique research laboratories, as well as engineering, prototyping, development, testing, and production facilities. 
  • Delivered $300+ million in products to clients in various defense and commercial industries. 
  • Employs around 300 people, including many PhD level scientists and engineers. 
  • Highly innovative, small business, women-owned company. 
  • Employer contributed comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage at competitive rates and lower premiums. 
  • Employer contributed 401k savings plan
  • Complimentary Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • 1 week of vacation time upon hire, 15 days paid vacation, 10 paid holidays
  • Company sponsored lunch and learns, team building activities, and onsite yoga classes
  • Excellent work/life balance
Working within the Finance Division, the Senior Financial Analyst will play a critical role as a resource to assist the company with sophisticated analysis of budgets, planning, and project control; as well as support project personnel with project budgeting and analysis of costs. Reporting directly to the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis, they will work closely with a cross functional team of Contracts, Program Management, and Accounting personnel. 
  • Set up and maintain needed project structure in CostPoint
  • Provide cost and schedule analysis for selected programs
  • Assist in company’s annual budget and monthly forecasts
  • Assist in the preparation of required and ad-hoc reports   
  • Interface with accounting to assure proper project accounting
  • Assist with department and company financial analysis and planning
  • Assist with development of project financials, program performance reviews and project estimates (EAC & ETC) and project reporting
  • Applying effective processes and methodologies to collect forecast information and supplementing with statistical analysis. 
  • Identifying and developing process improvements to streamline reporting and improve efficiency.
  • Financial support for capital planning and key internal projects
  • Preparing and analyzing income statement, balance sheet and cash flow variances
  • Torrance, CA is ranked in the Top 25 of “Best Suburban Cities to live in Los Angeles County” (based on factors including: crime/safety, housing, diversity, nightlife/recreation, school system, and the ability to raise a family) 
  • Located near the Los Angeles County and Orange County border opens up an endless possibility of fun recreational activities without the hassle of a tourist community. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required, MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience; defense, aerospace, and/or manufacturing industries preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office products, specifically Excel and MS Project
  • Knowledge of Deltek CostPoint ERP Financial and Project modules
  • Knowledge of Federal government contract project cost control
  • Strong logical and analytical problem solving abilities
  • Good Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance (i.e. U.S. Citizen/Person, Clean Background, etc.) 
The Patriot Group, Inc. (TPGI)
A Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) & 
A California Certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (CA DVBE)
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