Lockheed Martin Financial Analyst in Goleta, California
Description: Performs financial analysis for manufacturing cost pools, internal MFC initiatives, SBF outside contracts and Repair and Depot activities. Work with other analysts to identify best practices and standardize processes to create consistency across various programs and analysts. Develops work breakdown and charging structures. Manages cost accounts and charge numbers as required. 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. Reviews Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) transactions and validates proper cost allocations. Calculates weekly performance metrics and manages program cost performance. Calculates and updates sub assembly cost values for MRP system costing. Fast paced environment supporting multiple programs with competing deadlines. Work proactively with multifunctional teams to reduce product cost and improve contract performance.
Strong analytical and computer skills (excel - pivot tables , powerpoint, word & access). Ability to work multiple tasks concurrently. Candidate must be able to work independently (with minimal direction and oversight) and in a team environment. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Self starter/motivated individual. BS or BA degree in business, or business related field. Prior analytical and or financial experience.
Familiarity with LM/MFC systems, practices and procedures and program personnel. Advanced computer skills with excel and access. Previous experience working for a defense contractor in a similar position. Familiar with FAR/DFAR regulations. Working knowledge of earned value management techniques and concepts. Demonstrated history of implementing continuous improvements. Prior SAP experience a plus.
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