Manager, Program Cost Controls (Hybrid)




El Segundo, CA (Remote)


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United States of America


CA320: El https://Seg.-So. Campus Bldg E01 2000 East El Segundo Boulevard Building E01, El Segundo, CA, 90245 USA

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Raytheon Airborne Spectrum Dominance is seeking a highly motivated manager to join our team. As the Finance Manager you will be responsible for all aspects and phases of program financial implementation. This role requires proactive guidance and significant interaction with Program Directors and functional partners to ensure alignment regarding plan, operational implementation, and financial targets. You will be a business partner to various functional teams and work in collaboration on the successful capture/implementation of proposals, Gate reviews, contract negotiations, and financial reporting.

The Finance Manager will facilitate oversight and overseeing of internal and customer deliverables and cadence to the organization. You must be able to work under deadlines and constraints as well as the ability to multitask across a variety of programs and product offerings. As a business partner, you will collaborate with the Program Managers and the functional leads to ensure the successful completion of monthly deliverables as well as AOP/LRP forecasting and maintenance.

This position is being offered in a hybrid capacity (remote or onsite) and is based on the needs of the business. The expectation is that this role will be ONSITE a couple times per month supporting a Program/Team that is predominantly based in the El Segundo, CA. The preferred candidate will be located within a commutable distance or be willing to relocate to that area. Relocation assistance is being provided.

The Benefits of the Position Include:

  • Opportunity to demonstrate / develop leadership skills by managing and leading a team of 2-4 Finance Analysts.
  • Develop close working relationships with functional leadership.
  • Exposure to competitive wins & implementation plan discussions for a complex development program.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Ensure adequate financial program controls.
  • Responsible for financial forecasting of key business metrics for their Program area.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving financial deliverables for internal and external reviews (EACs, Program Reviews, Customer CDRLs, Earned Value, Gate Reviews)
  • Provide cost, schedule, financial analysis/reporting, funding planning, NBI management utilizing standard company tools and in compliance with standard processes.
  • Review financial reports, presentations and bids for accuracy and completeness.
  • Provide oversight, guidance, and administration of EVM practices.
  • Responsible for mentoring and training a staff of 2-4 direct reports.

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Typically requires: A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years' experience.
  • Experience in Program Controls and/or Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Excel)
  • Demonstrated ability to meet critical deadlines.
  • Creative problem-solving skills: individual will need to be comfortable working through complex processes and systems changes.  
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively lead financial meetings.
  • Work in a self-guided manner under limited supervision and actively participate in strategic brainstorming sessions.
  • Ability to help facilitate the successful completion of major projects or processes.
  • Demonstrated excellent mathematical and critical thinking skills.

Qualifications We Value:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and impact senior leaders and team members.
  • Demonstrated ability for collaboration in a team environment and lead teams to success.
  • Knowledge of Financial Planning and Analysis concepts, related systems, and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, creative, original and use critical and reasonable thinking.
  • Prior experience in proposal development
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, synthesize, and distribute information through various lenses for decision making.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to perform independently and in team environments.


  • Relocation assistance is not available.

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.

The salary range for this role is 94,000 USD - 196,000 USD; however, RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

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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  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction

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

  • 78% would recommend this company to other women

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  • We provide programs that offer solutions to life’s challenges, including a variety of flexible work arrangements and paid time off.

  • Employees may participate in tax-advantaged accounts to pay for eligible health and dependent care expenses with pretax dollars.