Maxar Space Robotics is seeking a Program Finance Analyst (PFA) for a full time position in our Pasadena, CA office. We are developing and building next-generation space automation capabilities for planetary exploration and on-orbit satellite servicing and repair. We are the only satellite manufacturer with the ability to leverage robotic technologies proven on the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station as well as the Mars landers and rovers.
The Program Finance Analyst (PFA) will work closely with Program Managers, Cost Account Managers, Operations, Supply Chain and Management in managing program performance. The PFA will support Program Managers in financial management and reporting deliverables (including EVMS reports) to Finance and Customers.
Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
Develop and maintain the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), WBS Dictionary and Responsibility Assignment Matrix
Develop, analyze and update complex program documents (i.e. contract, statement of work, basis of estimates, cost estimates) using program history, actuals and supporting documentation
Monitor program funding and charging to ensure proper mapping, linking and reporting of anticipated exhaustion of funds
Formulate the program forecast, estimate to complete, and other deliverables needed for corporate financial reporting and customer cost performance reporting
Develop time-phased budgets and EACs in accordance with schedule plans; analyzing issues and recommending corrective actions
Perform in-depth analysis of program performance
Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and yearly project financial reports
Perform cost control function (review actual costs and investigate inconsistencies; evaluate and approve purchase requisitions; track manpower data)
Develop, analyze, and review program proposals; includes analyzing program requirements, coordinating and preparing Basis of Estimates (BOEs) and supporting internal proposal reviews, customer audit/fact findings, and negotiations
Be an essential member of the program management office and program teams, and interacting with engineers and management both inside and outside of the organization
Position Requirements - Education & Experience
U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required
Bachelor in Business Administration or relevant discipline
3+ years of professional experience in project controls
Advanced knowledge, understanding and application of project planning and control principles and standards, including cost estimation, budgeting, and scheduling; performance measurements, including earned value, as required for the planning and implementation of complex projects
Able to interface effectively with program management, technical organization, industry partners, and customers
Must be resourceful and self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Advanced user of Excel and PowerPoint
Exposure to Deltek Costpoint
Prior experience in the DoD or aerospace industry a plus
Knowledge of FAR and CAS a plus
Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.
Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.