Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: November 17, 2021
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an
affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable
remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as
well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial
Analyst to join the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI)
Independent Research and Development (IR&D) Finance Group
located in San Diego, Ca. This position, under general direction is
responsible for providing budgeting, cost and hours analyses, and
reporting on assigned GA-ASI IR&D projects. This person must be
able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, with the
capacity to provide ad hoc reporting and analysis.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs financial management of
IR&D programs by providing analysis and a proactive approach to
Prepares reporting for program managers and senior management
including monthly program management review charts, weekly cost and
labor reports, and as needed ad hoc reporting.
Ability to perform root-cause analyses, provide input for year over
year, actual vs. budget and actual vs. indicated budget variance
for monthly financial services corporate reporting.
Works closely with program managers in planning and budgeting work,
tracking actual incurred spending, estimates to complete and
estimates at completion.
Responds to financial inquiries regarding IR&D charter
modifications, funding, budgets, costing, headcount and open
Interacts with various business areas to resolve labor and
Works closely with accounting on proper company costing practices
and internal controls.
Updates and maintains project structures by creating and closing
work break-down structures, and network activities in the Project
Systems module in the company's ERP system.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications: Typically requires a bachelor's degree in
business administration with an emphasis in accounting and/or
finance and six or more years of progressive professional cost
accounting experience in a corporate environment, preferably with a
government contractor. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu
Must have a general knowledge of cost accounting principles,
theories and concepts and a general understanding of cost
accounting practices, techniques, and standards.
Must be customer focused and possess the ability to develop
solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and
Strong verbal and written communications and presentations skills
to accurately document and report accounting and finance findings
to a variety of audiences.
Strong interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees,
managers and external parties on accounting and finance
The ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive
Excellent MS Office computer skills.
Experience with SAP and MPM are highly desirable.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential
as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as
Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, La Mesa , Financial Analyst, Professions , La Mesa, California
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