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Aerojet Rocketdyne Specialist, Financial Analysis and Planning in Jupiter, Florida


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. Aerojet Rocketdyne offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.

We are seeking an Specialist, Financial Analysis and Planning to join us at our Sacramento, CA, Canoga Park, CA, West Palm Beach, FL or Huntsville, AL location.

The Specialist, Financial Analysis and Planning will work under limited direction to determine approach to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of Accounting principles and concepts. Performs professional assignments where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Must have excellent customer service skills and ability to perform month-end accounting close activities.

Position requires an independent, self-reliant, self-motivated individual with strong organization skills and attention to detail.

This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Under limited general direction:

80% - Provide Overhead and Functional Business Management support to assigned Centers of Excellence (COEs)

· Support COEs with annual budget requirements and Estimate at Completions (EACs) as required

· COE monthly performance reporting - utilize standardize Hyperion and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) reporting

for monthly performance reporting while continuing to look for additional reporting efficiencies with increased data visibility

· Provide support to COEs Resource Planning/Staffing requirements utilizing Hyperion Planning reports and the Resource Planning Extract

(RPE) database

· Review preliminary month end actuals for proper booked cost, accruals and prepaid expenses and work with Accounting for adjusting

entries as required

· Provide financial support as required to COE’s for special project development work.

20% - Provide support to FP&A Management for various Special Projects, including but not limited to:

· Cost studies for rate improvement opportunities

· Rate what if exercises

· Enhanced monthly reporting standardization and itemized data visibility

· Overhead budget template and process improvements


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline such as Business, Finance or Accounting and ten (10) years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Candidate should have a strong background in accounting/budgeting/finance, knowledgeable of US GAAP and IT accounting issues.

Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with Oracle ERP and Hyperion Planning.

  • Experience in finance in a government contracting/government cost accounting environment.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work directly with other accounting department team members, internal and external customers to access financial data, streamline the data gathering process, support the identification and evaluation of process improvement opportunities, maximize efficiencies, and generate key reports in a timely manner.

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with various levels throughout the Company.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request.

Location US-CA-Sacramento | US-CA-Canoga Park | US-AL-Huntsville | US-FL-Jupiter

Job ID 17362

Zip 95813

Category Accounting & Finance