Seeking a position as a Financial Analyst II with Raytheon to provide financial expertise, with 20 plus years industry expertise, advanced computer skills and strong critical thinking skills to contribute to the success of the business.
Results-oriented Senior Financial Analyst with 20 plus years' experience in Financial Operations and Accounting. Demonstrated success in translating financial analysis into program actions that drive business results. Versatile with extensive experience evaluating processes and implementing improvements to reduce cycle time while enhancing data visibility. Advanced computer skills include Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel and Access. Organized with excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills. Proven ability to both lead and interact with team members at all levels and to work collaboratively as well as cross-functionally.
Accurate forecasting & budget development
Variance analysis & explanations
Financial reporting expert
Complex problem solving
Invoicing commercial and government contracts
Billed and Unbilled reconciliations
Estimate at Completion (EAC)
Risk & opportunity analysis
Orders, sales & earnings
Profit & loss reporting
Long Range Business Plan (LRBP)
Business case development
Earned Value Management (EVM)
Forward pricing rate development
Capital asset management
Superior time management
Team-building & leadership
MS Office Suite, Excel & Access
Peoplesoft, COGNOS, WAWF
Developed comprehensive weekly status reports for program management, providing near real-time budget versus actuals variance visibility and analysis, while reducing cycle-time and saving approximately $25K per year.
Lead cross-functional team to develop Lean process for the sale and transfer of capital assets between Boeing and its international subsidiaries; resulting in a valuable template for replication by other program teams.
Financial contributor on both Pricing teams that won the initial US Air Force contract valued at $245M in 2009 and the follow-on contract valued at $355M in 2015.
Served as Lead Analyst for the Financial Operations team members, and in partnership with management, provided guidance and mentoring to junior analysts, as well as coordinating/prioritizing tasks for the team to ensure critical deadlines were consistently met.
Served as Business Unit Administrator and focal for the Charge Line System; from initial development to implementation, attending weekly meetings, participating in testing, coordinating any required updates & verifications, resolving local user system issues, and updating the Financial Operations team on all changes, new processes and required training.
Served as Lean+ focal for the Finance team, attending weekly meetings, reporting local Lean+ activities through the Core Lean team, and updating the Finance team on lean activities and topics.
Lead Business and Planning Analyst12/1995 to 12/2015The Boeing CompanyRichardson, TX
Analyst for multi-million dollar government contracts valued in excess of $355 million dollars.
Responsible for all aspects of Financial Operations support including collecting, analyzing and developing financial data from multiple sources for use in Budget Baselines, Forecasting, Variance Analysis, Invoicing, Reconciliations, Estimate at Completion (EAC) preparation, Long Range Business Plan (LRBP) development, evaluating program Risks/Opportunities, and Budget versus Actuals analysis to monitor financial performance.
Developed weekly and monthly program financial monitoring tools with budget vs. actuals reporting and performance graphs, including detailed variance explanations to assist in managing program budgets to reduce overall program costs.
Utilized multiple resources to determine the root cause on key variance drivers and provide detailed variance explanations to program management and finance senior leaders to facilitate executive-level decision making.
Partnered with program team to develop the annual Long Range Business Plan (LRBP) and tracked monthly performance indicators; successfully meeting and beating annual goals for earnings by 10% or more each year.
Made financial recommendations to senior and executive-level management to assist in decision-making based on business knowledge and experience.
Prepared annual grounds-up Estimate at Completion (EACs) for contract oversight and corporate financial statements.
Developed and presented financial charts for monthly program management review and incorporation into executive briefings.
Developed databases utilizing Microsoft Access to automate repetitive processes, reducing cycle-time and making financial data available sooner for analysis and management review.??
Collaborated with the finance team to streamline tasks to reduce cost utilizing lean tools and processes.
Consistently reached out for support and/or delegated tasks based on priority in order meet internal and external customer commitments.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration2005University of PhoenixPhoenix, AZ
Master of Business Administration2007University of PhoenixPhoenix, AZ
Strong analytical skills
Complex problem solving skills
Performs tasks with minimal supervision
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with both internal and external customers
Strong skills working cross-functionally with other finance teams
Limited knowledge of FAR/DFAR
Software skills - MS Office Suite: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access