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Spirit AeroSystems Program Finance Analyst 4 in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Work closely with program management on development of Integrated Management Plan (IMP), Integrated Management Schedule (IMS), Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) & Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM) in support of program Statement of Work (SOW) and schedule

  • Coordinate with Program Managers (PMs), Control Account Managers (CAMs), schedulers, contracts and Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) to develop, integrate, analyze, and maintain the budget / schedule baseline

  • Ensure timely & compliant Earned Value Management (EVM) reporting and all contract modifications are appropriately structured, documented, planned, and incorporated into the Contract Budget Baseline (CBB)

  • Develop, manage, and report Capital and IR&D budgets as required. Review and approve program costs for billing submittals and ensure incurred cost submissions are compliant to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  • Initiate detailed analysis in support of risk assessments and contingency / recovery plans and make recommendations to the program management team

  • Run a variety of weekly / monthly reports and perform floor checks and other internal audit activities to ensure accurate cost collection and dissemination

  • Reconcile data discrepancies and correct errors in cost charging for Direct and Indirect charges

  • Develop, integrate, analyze, and update Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Estimates at Complete (EACs) to determine program performance for revenue, profit, cash, and inventory against Annual Operating Plan (AOP) targets and prior forecasts

  • Decompose forecasts by element of cost to determine reasonableness and accuracy in concert with SOW

  • Ensure program profit booking rates are accurate and meet SOX requirements

  • Identify risks and opportunities and make recommendations to program management team

  • Compile data from multiple teams / areas and develop reports for internal and external reporting requirements

  • Support Government agency (DCAA/DCMA) audits and reviews as well as internal audits to ensure continued compliance

  • Identify weaknesses and recommend solutions to mitigate issues and strengthen processes or adherence to the processes

  • Troubleshoot process and tool issues to determine root cause and corrective actions

  • Set up labor and nonlabor chargelines and work authorization documents, monitor actual charging against contract SOW, resolve data discrepancies, and close out chargelines as required

  • Develop and present information to senior management as required

  • Work on continuous improvement initiatives to strengthen process, tools, and resources for compliance, efficiency, transparency, collaboration, improve profitability and support Defense business growth



  • This role requires US Citizenship

  • Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance (Secret level or above)

  • Successful candidates must be able to secure Program access approval

  • Ability to develop, prepare, and analyze integrated program plans, schedules, and budgets; develop business case analyses; and perform financial analyses (e.g., funding profiles, labor and nonlabor forecasts, profit booking rates, EACs, variance analysis, etc.)

  • Ability to decompose, analyze actual and performance data to develop accurate and timely forecasts and ensure integrated cost and schedule is controlled, accurate and supportable

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Either a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years of related work experience OR an MBA with a minimum of 8 years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of EVM and/or CAS/FAR principles a plus

  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita

Posted Date3 weeks ago(11/2/2020 12:38 PM)

Requisition ID2020-5653