Program Financial Analyst I

Sierra Nevada Corporation Sparks, NV

About the Job

As a Program Financial Analyst, you will be using your skills and expertise to review, monitor, and control project data in support of our internal and external project reporting. You'll be responsible for preparing budgets and schedules for contract work and assisting with cost proposals, pricing documentation "what-if" cost analysis, program cost forecasts, and cost variance analysis. You'll positively impact the business by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.

At SNC’s Electronic & Information Systems (EIS) team we bring together technology and innovation to develop, produce and manufacture a range of products from automated landing systems and precision approach systems for aircraft carriers to electronic warfare, and translation systems. Our solutions are affordable and high impact for our customers’ challenging requirements. We take great pride in the quality of work we do, supporting our mission to help keep our country, our allies and our deployed personnel safe. Learn more about EIS


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Business Administration, or related field of study
    • A higher level degree may substitute for experience
    • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate program and financial related information
  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive to ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables
  • Ability to be resourceful and apply appropriate problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel



  • Provide pricing documentation to be utilized in proposal development including ‘what-if’ program cost analysis
  • Provide assistance in development of payment plans (Milestone, CLIN Liquidation, etc.)
  • Assist in the utilization of product oriented or Business Area specific work breakdown structures (WBS) with responsibility assignment matrixes, WBS dictionaries, milestones, baseline establishment, and budgeting of projects/tasks
  • Provide assistance in timely completion of PMPs and program baseline upon Contract Negotiation
  • Review of Cobra budget data, ensuring budgets tie to program baseline and are not exceeding contract value. Work with PMs and APMs to complete program statusing, and ETC forecasting, resulting in accurate Program and Resource projections
  • Develop management by exception reporting and analysis for senior management review
  • Generate contractually required cost performance reports
  • Provide notification to the Contracts department on limitation of cost or funds as required by the contract
  • Provide Earned Value Management guidance, support, and reporting in accordance with established internal process and/or external requirements
  • Participate in role specific working groups
  • Partner with other Business Areas and Corporate Functional groups on process and tool improvement as it relates to the Program Financial Analyst role


This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.