Lockheed Martin Financial Analyst Associate - Goleta, CA in Goleta, California

Description: Performs detailed financial analyses for manufacturing cost pools, internal initiatives, SBF outside contracts as well as Repair and Depot activities. Works with other analyst to identify best practices and standardize processes to create consistency across various programs and analysts. Manages cost accounts and charge numbers as required. Reviews Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) transactions and validates proper cost allocations. Reviews actual program and product cost. Performs deep dives into actual cost and identifies cost drivers to manage and control cost performance. Calculates weekly performance metrics and highlights performance issues and concerns. Generates estimates at completion and monitors contract performance to budget and schedule. Establishes milestones, tracks performance and reports variances and recovery plans for earned value reporting as required by program/customer. Fast paced environment supporting multiple programs with competing deadlines. Work proactively with multifunctional teams to reduce product cost and improve contract performance.

Desired Skills: Minimum 3.0 GPA

Advanced computer skills with excel and access. Previous experience working for a defense contractor. Familiar with FAR/DFAR regulations. Working knowledge of earned value management techniques and concepts.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline from an accredited university.

This facility requires special access and therefore all candidates must be a US Citizen

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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