Finance Manager / Goleta, CA

Seeking a Finance Manager to be responsible for hiring and reviewing performance of the group. Candidate will manage the Finance team, coordinating work assignments, providing day to day guidance, training and development for financial analysts. Creates development plans and works with the analysts to grow talent and ensure knowledge transfer and continuity within the group.

Key responsibilities:

Develops and refines standard processes to create consistency across various programs and analyst.

Support the site as focal point for charging and financial issues.

Performs complex financial analyses for manufacturing cost pools, internal MFC initiatives, Santa Barbara outside contracts and Repair and Depot activities.

Generates estimates at completion and monitors contract performance to budget and schedule.

Reviews Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) transactions and validates proper cost allocations.

Calculates weekly performance metrics and manages production pools.

Calculates and updates profile values for focal plane arrays and provides monthly status reports for all Financial Exposure Authorizations.

Fast paced environment supporting multiple programs with competing deadlines.

Work proactively with multifunctional teams to reduce product cost and improve contract performance.

Basic Qualifications
Minimum of Bachelors Degree required.
Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Able to clearly provide direction and guidance.
Patient and effective trainer and mentor.
Experience leading a group.
Strong analytical and computer skills (excel, powerpoint, word & access). Experience working various financial functions (i.e. estimating, supporting proposal fact finding & negotiations, cost control for cost plus and fixed price contracts, contract close outs and supporting government audits).
Ability to work multiple tasks concurrently.
Must be able to work independently (with minimal direction and oversight) and in a team environment.
Self starter/motivated individual that works effectivly with all levels of site personnel.

This facility requires special access and therefore all candidates must be a US Citizen.

Desired skills
Masters degree desired. Familiarity with LM/MFC systems, practices and procedures and program personnel. Basic knowledge of IR industry and experience with cost control of development and production efforts. Advanced computer skills with excel and access. Previous experience working for a defense contractor in a similar position. Familiar with FAR/DFAR regulations. Working knowledge of earned value management techniques and concepts. Demonstrated history of implementing continuous improvements.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Goleta California

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