BAE Systems Finance Lead - Lexington Business Center in Lexington, Massachusetts

Job Description

This position is for a Lexington, MA based individual to be a full business partner to the Lexington Business Center (LBC) Director. The candidate will also be the business contact for the Survivability, Targeting and Sensing (STS) Solutions business area and will be a direct report to the STS Business Area Finance Director, while also working closely with the Precision Guidance and Sensing Solutions (PGSS) Product Line Finance Director.


  • Lexington on site Finance Lead

  • Provide Program Finance Support to the LBC

  • Support proposals and programs for LBC thermal sensors and other products

  • Develop a relationship with LBC Operations and Engineering Management

  • Create a cost model outlining Focal Plan Array (FPA) costs

  • Understanding of Factory yields

  • Provide Risk and Opportunity finance support

  • IBP Planning and development of quarterly estimates at complete (EAC) forecasts for LBC

  • Financial charts for monthly STS Program Reviews

  • Support development of LBC Operating Model

  • Provide business case analysis

  • Support the (Independent Cost Evaluation) ICE process

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Strong analytical abilities combined with the interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and support analyses to various management levels

  • Good negotiation skills and an excellent ability to positively confront and challenge

  • Strong problem solving skills and the capacity to work independently under tight deadlines

  • The ability to question assumptions and be able to evaluate and express these as potential risks or opportunities

  • Secret level clearance or ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time

Preferred Skills and Education

Bachelor degree and 8 years or a Master degree and 6 years of business experience

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Finance Lead - Lexington Business Center


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