• Financial Analyst II

    Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/22/2018 12:20 PM)
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  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter


    Scope:  The Financial Analyst II under direction of Manager of Program Financial Analysis or an appropriate designee will compile and verify the data used for the preparation and presentation of results of projects and programs along with the business unit to senior management. Will be the key person to monitor financial performance of projects and programs.



     Responsibilities & Tasks:

    • Completes quarterly profit and loss statements for all assigned programs.
    • Supports the preparation and presentation of results of projects and the business unit to management.
    • Monitors financial and schedule performance of programs and gives feedback to business unit and program management regarding opportunities to improve effectiveness.
    • Ensures preparation of monthly Earned Value reports and billings for specified programs.
    • Provides weekly/monthly reports and analysis of Budget/Cost Analysts group performance.
    • Working with Managers and Cost/Schedule Analysts, leads the creation of project budgets and links to critical milestones for new programs.
    • Develops and maintains the process of consolidating and analyzing the financial results for programs.    
    • Participates in Process Improvement teams.
    • Prepares and presents results of programs to management.
    • Supports accounting in preparation of monthly closing reports.
    • Completes monthly EAC’s and provides copies signed by the Business Unit Vice President and Finance Manager within the required schedule.
    • Advises Management on matters concerning budget and cost.
    • Provide financial analysis support to designated Department
    • Develop measurements for financial and cost performance.
    • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


    • Work under the general supervision of the Manager of Financial Analysis.
    • Perform as the subject matter expert for Budget and Cost
    • Administer company policies regarding Budget and Cost matters
    • Ability to obtain data as needed.

    Business Relationships:

    • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    • Director of Finance
    • Controller
    • Compliance Manager
    • Contracts/Subcontracts
    • Vice Presidents of Business Units
    • Business Unit Business Managers
    • Program Managers
    • Project Managers
    • Project Schedulers
    • Financial Analysts 

    Informational Relationships

    • Corporate
    • G&A Functions, including B&P/IR&D
    • M&S Functions
    • Controller
    • Accounting
    • Contracts/Subcontracts
    • Purchasing/Materials
    • Program, Engineering & Manufacturing Functions


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred)

    Bachelor degree required or 5-10 years functional experience may substitute. 

    Specific Degree Field, only if required: Finance or Accounting.



    Experience Required:

    Functional: 3-5 years

    Management: Entry

    Industry: 1-3 years


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable)

    • Have some computer, IT and financial system knowledge.
    • Have some experience with MS Office and MS Project required.
    • Have entry-level expertise with BaaN, Data Warehouse/Business Objects is preferred.
    • Should have some working knowledge in a corporate environment.
    • Should have a good work ethic and display good communication skills.
    • Have entry-level expertise at reading and interpreting numbers and completing calculations.
    • Ability to develop skill of analyzing financial information.
    • Ability to develop skill of using balance sheets and graphic displays.
    • Some experience or knowledge of business unit accounting.
    • Ability to develop communication skills using financial and accounting terms in dealing with business unit staff.


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