Finance Principal Specialist *ONSITE*




Tucson, AZ


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United States of America


AZ888: RMS AP Bldg 928 1151 East Hermans Road Building 928, Tucson, AZ, 85706 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

The Strategic Missile Defense Mission area is looking for a Financial Program Controls analyst, who has an active Secret clearance, to join the Specter finance team. The portfolio of contracts represents ~$260-$300M of annual sales and 400+ heads supporting the various contracts with a strong backlog and outlook.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.

This position is being offered in a fully ONSITE capacity in Tucson, AZ and is based on the needs of the business. Relocation assistance is being offered for this role.

Responsibilities To Anticipate:

  • Have a key role in the pursuit, setup, and execution of multiple contracts

  • Providing critical financial oversight and guidance within the contracts they will maintain

  • Significant partnership with Program Management, Functional Leads, and the entire Program Controls team to execute successfully – concentrating on financial cost and schedule with Earned Value Management

  • Frequent interaction and collaboration with various functions across the enterprise will be required

  • The portfolio has a strong Development emphasis, with concentration being centered on financial cost and schedule, forecasting, and communicating with clarity around staffing requirements and use of Earned Value Management both internal and external.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • An active and transferable https://U.S. government issued (Secret) security clearance is required prior to start date. https://U.S. citizenship is required, as only https://U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Analytics or related

  • Typically requires 5 years of related Finance experience; OR an Advanced degree and 3 years of related Finance experience

  • Experience interpreting and/or analyzing large financial data sets

Qualifications We Value:

  • Experience with Microsoft tool suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project)

  • Excellent professional communication skills, verbal, and written

  • Demonstrated ability to meet critical deadlines by prioritizing concurrent requirements

  • Shows initiative by seeking ways to improve processes to drive efficiency

  • Independent self-starter to effectively work in a challenging and fast paced environment while multi-tasking different projects

  • Strong desire to learn and contribute to a team-based environment

  • Candidate must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to identify issues and implement corrective action plans that produce positive results

  • Work under general direction and participate in determining objectives of assignment

  • Experience with financial planning and key metrics desired

  • Experience with EVMS implementation, cost, and schedule reporting desired

What We Offer**:**

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.


RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Why you should apply for a job to RTX:

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  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 78% would recommend this company to other women

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