Principal FP&A Analyst

Sierra Nevada Corporation Sparks, NV

About the Job

The Financial Analyst is responsible for supporting program/internal financial reporting requirements and assists with various financial analysis projects as requested.

As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team


  • Develop and maintain financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting
  • Prepare financial reporting packages for senior management
  • Scenario financial planning and analysis
  • Create and maintain ROI analysis for company investments
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements and supporting financial schedules
  • Develop valuation analysis for executive team for prospective investments
  • Create and maintain cash flow models
  • Automation of financial models through Adaptive Insights
  • Develop dashboards for tracking and benchmarking company financial KPIs
  • Act as a liaison between various departments (i.e. Finance, Accounting, M&A, Tax, Program Teams) to lead financial projects
  • Support Business Areas with P&L research, budget to actual review, and other analysis
  • Maintain up-to-date technical knowledge of financial instruments, market conditions, and trends
  • Assist with and prepare various financial analysis projects
  • Self-starter with excellent problem solving skills


  • Requires BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related discipline with 9 years of experience in financial planning, analysis and/or financial reporting
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Advanced Financial Modeling & Reporting Experience (DCF modeling, Comparative Company Analysis modeling, other valuation models)
  • Experience with CPM solutions (i.e. Adaptive Insights, TM1, BPC, Hyperion)
  • Experience interfacing and conducting business with various functional disciplines (M&A, Finance, Accounting, Contracts, Operations, Tax, and Supply Chain)
  • Strong technical financial knowledge of GAAP and financial statements(Consolidations/ P&L, CF, & Bal. Sht. Financial Statement Reporting)
  • Understanding of DOD contract finance terms, invoicing and cash collection
  • Experience with data integration & analytics and strong modeling skills
  • Experience in Aerospace and Defense industry
  • This position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills, along with strong analytical ability
  • The ability to handle many tasks at one time and to work with deadlines
  • Self-starter & excellent problem-solving skills
  • A&D /Gov Con Industry Experience


  • Strong presentation, communication, and professional skills and the ability to work independently and with some supervision and oversight
  • CFA or CPA certification
  • MBA or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

Important Notice::

•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 to obtain U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement

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.