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Come be a part of the 21st Century Space Race. At Firefly, we are focused on the leading edge of space systems progression. Our company is committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch vehicles and spacecraft. To get there, we are looking for incredibly passionate, bright, and determined people to join our team.


The Senior Financial Analyst position is a unique opportunity to play a crucial role in building a strong financial foundation for a fast-growing company in Firefly�s FP&A organization.  As a key financial business partner of the organization, this highly visible role provides financial leadership to areas of the business driving all financial processes and providing hands-on financial and analytical support. This individual will lead day-to-day monthly financial operations forecasting and reporting activities, including forecasting, driving the annual operating plan, business analytics, process improvements, cost reduction and cash savings, manufacturing variance analysis, inventory and/or manufacturing issues and ad-hoc projects. This is a hands-on, in-depth analysis role intended to drive decisions to improve efficiency, productivity, and profitability.


  • Establish relationships with key stakeholders cross-functionally (Operations, Business Development, Engineering) to develop deep understanding of operating expenses, business drivers, costs and revenue
  • Own the annual operating plan and regular forecast process for your respective groups
  • Provide support to the monthly budget vs actual analysis
  • Support capital budgeting process including business case development, financial analysis and return on investment
  • Support business leaders with innovative financial analyses, ROIs, and present compelling, data-driven insights to help the business make more informed investment decisions
  • Identify and track key performance metrics pertaining to business operations, competitors, benchmarking, etc.
  • Provides metrics and analytical tools that help manage and guide the business to improved operational and financial performance
  • ROI/NPV analysis of business unit initiatives and ad-hoc projects
  • Identify, build, and implement process improvements and tools
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Protect the organization�s value by maintaining confidentiality
  • Become a trusted advisor to your business partners



  • 2-5 years of work experience in financial planning & analysis in a hardware and manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor�s Degree in accounting or finance related field
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong financial and business modeling skills with experience in building financial models
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to tell a story using financials and to demonstrate the future vision of the company
  • Excellent analytical abilities, problem-solving skills and business acumen
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent project and time management abilities
  • Strong ability to find the signal from the noise
  • Ability to work under pressure within short time constraints and in a complex high growth organization
  • Ability to pivot and successfully adapt in a constantly changing environment


  • Exposure to business intelligence tools

Firefly offers outstanding benefits for our employees, including generous health, dental and vision plans with low plan deductibles, parental leave, educational reimbursement, short term disability, pet Insurance, and flexible PTO options.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


United States, Cedar park, TX

Posted 18d ago

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