Senior Analyst, Business Operations

Aerojet Rocketdyne Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 5 days ago


Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to join our growing facility in Camden, AR. Position may also be filled at our Huntsville, AL location.

In this role, you will provide fiscal and schedule administration of direct contract accounts including budgeting, estimates at completion, forecasting, earned value, and applicable analysis and reporting. Prepare and present recommendations to management based on financial planning data. Act as primary department resource between accounting, business planning, program management, and operational management on financial and performance issues.

Candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
60% - Perform budgeting, forecasting, forward pricing estimates and performance measurement system status and maintenance utilizing computers/systems as required to perform assignments and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
20% - Review and analyze status/progress and prepare variance analysis reports apprising management of trends and anomalies which effect performance.
10% - Evaluate, prioritize, and categorize data in various forms and formats using proper accounting principles, practices and procedures.
5% - Utilize organizational skills to effectively coordinate schedules and work flow utilizing the knowledge of operations (manufacturing, engineering, test, etc.) as required to accomplish assigned activities and an understanding of business management systems.
5% - Using knowledge of governmental accounting methods, procedures and regulations, determine solutions to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of principles, concepts and practices.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and six (6) years of directly related experience (transactional accounting, audit or business analysis) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S.

Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Work Environment and Physical


Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto.

May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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