financial planning

The Mission

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

The Role

You will be a part of a hardworking and diverse team of financial leaders supporting the Blue Engines business unit, driving the monthly business rhythm and all major financial planning processes (Annual Operating Plan, Multi-Year Strategic Plan). This role will be accountable for business unit financial analytics, planning, analysis and reporting as well as being a finance business partner to our senior leadership. Our team is seeking a proactive individual with excellent financial acumen, knowledge of financial statements and GAAP, with a keen attention to detail that can thrive and support our mission in a fast-paced environment. 

You will share in the team’s impact on providing our business partners with high quality and accurate data to assist them in understanding financial performance, develop an early warning system to enable proactive financial management, and provide information to enable critical business decisions. This role will report into the Blue Engines Director of FP&A and will drive critical initiatives to improve the quality, accuracy and timeliness of insights provided to senior and executive leadership.

Your Background

As we look to grow as an organization, our reliance on enhanced systems and processes will be key to achieving that goal. This will require the FP&A team to utilize enhanced data modeling and reporting via systems such as Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx, Planful (Blue Origin’s Financial Planning tool) and Costpoint (Accounting system). Prior experience with those systems will assist with preparing and delivering executive level briefings on Business Unit and program financial performance, providing variance analysis to forecast and budget, helping the team meet financial targets/deliver results, while working with Engine Program Financial Analysts to report progress on financial risks and opportunities. We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • Solid understanding of financial documents and performance measurements
  • Experience in helping business managers meet financial targets and deliver results
  • Demonstrated FP&A and reporting experience
  • Expert level skills in Microsoft Excel
  • 6+ years of financial and business analytics experience
  • Undergraduate degree in business, finance, accounting, or other highly analytical field.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive relationships, and contribute to an inclusive culture
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Excel Power Query, Power Pivot
  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, Deltek Costpoint
  • Advance level skills in SQL querying and data mining

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation

Applicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin’s Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at


Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.

Paid Time Off:  Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidays

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Blue Origin
United States, Seattle, WA
Posted 5 months ago
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