financial analysis
financial planning

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is seeking an FP&A analyst to work within our FP&A Department. This position will provide financial analysis for the Maxar Space segment will oversee day-to-day financial planning processes including budgeting, monthly reporting and variance analysis. The FP&A team works closely with the CFO and senior executives to execute programs and support the functional organizations.


  • Support Segment management to ensure financial stability of the portfolio including direct and indirect costs, and capital projects

  • Perform monthly variance analysis for these costs, using this analysis to identify risk and opportunities

  • Provide program and organization metrics to support decision making

  • Support the monthly/quarterly financial reporting cycle both internally and for corporate reviews

  • Ensure adequate internal controls are performed

  • Build knowledge of Maxar's business, to become key financial business partner to Maxar organizations. Translate and interpret financial data into operational recommendations to improve and accelerate the business

  • Assess the risks and opportunities of the forecasted plan to ensure accuracy of reporting of financial metrics; especially Revenue, Profit and Cash

  • Support preparation of Annual Operating Plan (AOP); Strategic Growth Plan (SGP)

  • Provide ad hoc financial modeling and financial analysis

  • Support special projects and process improvements within FP&A

  • Works closely with accounting to ensure continuity and understanding in journal entry accruals / adjustments

  • Continually seek ways to improve and streamline processes with keen focus on automation to allow maximum efforts on strategic analysis and decision making

  • Development of team and employee talent with stretch goals; develop pipeline talent to ensure no single point of failure in the organization

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university

  • Minimum of 8 years of overall work experience, with at least 5 years in a Financial Analyst role with emphasis on FP&A experience

  • Proven track record of being detailed and closure oriented

  • Superior analytical skills, combined with excellent business judgment and strong ability to clearly and concisely communicate with management level personnel

  • Very strong skills with Excel and other MS office applications

  • Active team player and works well under pressure

  • Organized, detail oriented individual with ability to multi-task and maintain accuracy of information

  • Integrity with confidential information

  • Creativity in solving complex problems

  • Ability to work independently in support of team objectives

Preferred Requirements:

  • BS in Finance/Accounting/Economics

  • MBA

  • Government Program finance experience

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.

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Posted a year ago
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