53K Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Lead, Staff

Lockheed Martin

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$42.50-70.87 /h
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Stratford, CT
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Job Overview:

Job Description

At Lockheed Martin, we are passionate about innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and forward-thinking, everything is within our capacity – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training, education and background.

Do you want to be part of an environment that encourages and supports employees to think big, perform with quality and build incredible products? We provide the resources, encouragement, and focus - if you have the resourcefulness and courage to work hard, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you. Come and experience your future!

Benefits: In addition to the responsibilities highlighted above we offer extensive benefits to include competitive 401k, insurance and a new 4/10 schedule. We remain an equal opportunity company.

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation within Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems is seeking a highly qualified FP&A leader supporting the 53K LRIP Production Program which rolls up to the $1.8B Marine Core Systems (MCS) market segment.

The position will provide an excellent opportunity for gaining knowledge into Marine Core 53K LRIP Production Programs and gain exposure to key program and F&BO senior executives. The ability to maintain a high standard of performance in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities is a key success factor in this role. The ideal candidate should also have strong analytical, communication, and time management skills, be team oriented and have a strong work ethic. This position is responsible for the consolidated financial information and analysis for the entire 53K LRIP Production Program.

Key responsibilities include:

Provide oversight of the monthly closing & forecasting process, variance analysis and reporting in support of internal management review meetings. This includes all Orders, Backlog, P&L, Cash and Balance Sheet metrics.

Lead the annual plan & long-range planning development as well as strategic management reviews conducted within the planning process which includes providing support to the MCS and Sikorsky FP&A team.

Manage submissions in support of financial presentations and publications for 53K LRIP Production including supporting Monthly program reviews, Annual Plan, Quarterly CSRs, and various dashboards.

Lead and provide support for internal and external audit activities related to financial reporting (i.e. E&Y audits, etc.)

Lead the Cash flow analysis and tracking which includes management of Performance Based Payments (PBPs), invoicing, modeling, FEAs and providing inputs for proposal activities.

Establish positive working relationships with all functional areas and levels of program management to ensure they are getting the proper level of finance support required to make informed business decisions to drive compliant, profitable execution of all programs

Drive / embrace process improvement initiatives, which includes creating / maintaining standard work, along with active participation in all other finance Enterprise Excellence initiatives

Support ad hoc reporting and analysis for Senior Management as required

Basic Qualifications

At least 8 years of experience in accounting or finance in positions of increasing responsibility
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, challenging environment

Desired skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and reporting accuracy
Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements
Strong written and oral communication skills
Motivated self-starter
Strong understanding of the balance sheet and cash flow is preferred.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office Applications, SAP and Hyperion Planning preferred


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.


Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

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.

Other Important Information

By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to work remotely

Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.

Work Schedule Information

Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

Colorado Pay Statement

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $88,400 - $147,400 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

This position is incentive plan eligible

Executive Order

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, Lockheed Martin will require all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date.