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Financial Analyst Project Control 

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RUAG Space is part of RUAG International. The company focuses on the aerospace industry and employs around 6’000 employees. RUAG Space is the leading supplier of products for the space industry in Europe. Three product groups, six countries, one team: Electronics, Spacecraft and Launchers are part of our product portfolio. In addition to Switzerland - which is RUAG Space's headquarters - we are also represented in Sweden, Austria, Finland, Germany and the USA. We develop, produce and test subsystems and equipment for use in space. Experience, outstanding reliability, customer focus and a comprehensive, clearly structured product portfolio all make RUAG Space the partner of choice for manufacturers of satellites and launchers across the globe. We set trends and stand for innovation - embodied by numerous projects in the production of individual and sophisticated structures, mechanisms and launch vehicles.


Main Tasks:

  • Develop plans, budgets and schedules, to meet project requirements for multiple contracts with a variety of contract types.
  • Develop financial controls, procedures, systems and forecasting techniques to evaluate project status and ensure compliance with government, customer, and internal
  • requirements.
  • Evaluate the operational schedule and resource plan to determine if project objectives are achievable.
  • Create, maintain, and update monthly forecast budgets.
  • Conduct variance analysis of actuals vs budget and forecasts.
  • Review all related labor and non-labor cost transactions for accuracy.
  • Ensure timely billing of completed production efforts and assist in the investigations and resolution of open invoice issues.
  • Prepare various cost reports and maintain forecast accuracy. Prepare project performance analysis, cost, and schedule status reports. Identify cost and schedule
  • variances from objectives and recommend corrective action.
  • Analyze and communicate project revenue, cost, schedule performance and risk status to project team members and Business Unit & company management.
  • Translate financial plan & performance of multiple projects into business unit level impact on financial statements and key performance indicators.
  • Lead monthly business reviews and “Mission Control” activities to drive project financial posterity
  • Assist in the pricing and review of bid for various types of contracts and proposal


Requirements/Skill Set:

  • Bachelor degree required
  • Advanced degree preferred but not required
  • 5 or more years direct related experience
  • Demonstrated skills and experience applying Earned Value Management or equivalent Project Management techniques is strongly preferred.
  • Experience using SAP is strongly preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and other MS Office type application skills.
  • Experience using MS Project or other scheduling software is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in International Business is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to be self-motivated and work independently and collaboratively, strong commitment to customer
  • service, and ability to plan and manage multiple tasks


Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

RUAG Space USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

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Huntsville, AL, US

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Finance / Controlling

RUAG International is a Swiss technology group focusing on the aerospace industry. Based in Zurich (Switzerland) and with production sites in 14 countries, the company is divided into four divisions: Space, Aerostructures, MRO International and Ammotec. With its strategic focus on the Aerospace business unit, the company will consist of the two divisions Aerostructures and Space in the medium term. RUAG Space is Europe's leading supplier of products used in the aerospace industry. RUAG Aerostructures is a global first-tier supplier in aircraft structure construction. RUAG International employs around 6’000 people, two thirds of whom work abroad. 

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville

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