Sr. Financial Analyst, CH53-K IPT

Company Name:
United Technologies Corporation
The DSS Finance organization is looking for an enthusiastic individual to become a member of the CH-53K Heavy Lift development program. In 2006, Sikorsky received a $3 billion System Development and Demonstration contract to develop a replacement for the U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E heavy lift helicopter. The new aircraft program is planned to include production of more than 200 aircraft. The overall responsibility for this position is to coordinate and execute all financial reporting requirements for the Integrated Program Teams (IPTs), and become a business partner with the IPTs to ensure success. The position will have direct exposure to Program Management, FP&A;, Core Finance, Contracts, Engineering, Purchasing and Material Management teams. The ideal candidate should have solid analytical, communication, and time management skills, be team oriented and have a strong work ethic. Statement of Work: Provide financial leadership and guidance to the program IPTs; promote a cost conscious culture Utilize the tools and communicate the financial metrics required to ensure focus on cost management Collaborate with IPTs to prepare monthly and annual bottoms-up EAC s, including but not limited to the following: - Maintain and communicate key assumptions that drive realistic EAC s - Proactively identify cost impacts resulting from the Change Control Board (CCB) and ensure proper evaluation before inclusion in the EAC - Develop and implement risk mitigation plans to potential cost growth - Identify and implement cost reduction initiatives; support weekly Affordability meetings with the U.S. Government customer - Support Cost Account Managers (CAMs) to ensure timely, accurate and complete EAC submissions Prepare monthly financial forecast, annual plan and long range plan submissions to 53K FP&A; and associated variance explanations: - Interface with program managers to obtain program updates - Reconcile/translate material and labor activities from the Integrated Master Schedule to financial planning commitments - Accumulate forecast inputs, analyze business drivers of changes to sales, margin, and cash flow, and ensure forecasts are consistent with expectations - Track material milestones and labor trends to ensure Revenue, Margin, and Cash commitments are met - Identify and maintain risks and opportunities related to the forecast Contribute to the accurate, concise and timely preparation of executive presentations, including EXCO Reviews, Program Business Reviews, and IPT Reviews Support ad hoc reporting and analysis to FP&A;, Programs and Senior Management Ensure compliance with Business Ethics, Earned Value, Sarbanes-Oxley/Internal Controls and UTC Financial Manual requirements ACE/Other - Support ACE process improvement initiatives to increase accuracy and efficiency - Partner with other functional organizations to perform value stream maps and process certify - Help achieve ACE Gold Status

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