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      Senior Analyst, Business Operations

      Aerojet Rocketdyne
      Posted : 2021-07-24

      OverviewAerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad. Our markets include space, where we provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. Our propulsion systems, both liquid- and solid-fueled, have been at the heart of virtually every major U.S. space and missile program since the dawn of the space age. Visit our website at for more information on our company, our products and our mission.Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Analyst, Business Operations to join our growing facility in Huntsville, AL.In this role, you will provide fiscal and schedule administration of direct contract accounts including budgeting, estimates at completion, forecasting, earned value, and applicable analysis and reporting. Prepare and present recommendations to management based on financial planning data. Act as primary department resource between accounting, business planning, program management, and operational management on financial and performance issues.This current opening may be filled at thislevel as posted or at one level higher.Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)60% - Perform budgeting, forecasting, forward pricing estimates, ETC/EAC, Revenue recognition (605/606), monitor cash flow and performance measurement contract status (EVM) and maintenance utilizing computers/systems as required to perform responsibilities and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.20% - Review and analyze contract status/progress and prepare variance analysis reports apprising management of trends and anomalies which effect performance.10% - Evaluate, prioritize, and categorize data (Risk Management) in various forms and formats using proper accounting principles, practices and procedures.5% - Utilize organizational skills to effectively coordinate schedules and work flow utilizing the knowledge of operations (manufacturing, engineering, test, etc.) as required to accomplish assigned activities and an understanding of business management systems.5% - Using knowledge of governmental accounting methods, procedures and regulations, determine solutions to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of principles, concepts and practices.RequirementsRequires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and six (6) years of directly related experience (transactional accounting, audit or business analysis) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.Work Environment and Physical Requirements:Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.