Associate Director, Blue Canyon Technologies (Hybrid), Lafayette, Colorado

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Lafayette, Colorado

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United States of America


CO805: 2550 Crescent Drive Lafayette 2550 Crescent Drive , Lafayette, CO, 80026 USA

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Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is leading the way in the New Space revolution!  Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions from low Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars.  We create high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance, much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional space systems.  We are involved in a wide range of projects for academic, commercial, and government applications.  Join our innovative and dynamic company, as we deliver the small spacecraft of the future.  

We have an exciting opportunity within the Blue Canyon Technologies Finance team for an Associate Director of Finance to lead our spacecraft program portfolio. This role will lead 3 strategic business areas and the portfolio includes multiple contract types, for both Development and Production efforts, which will provide this person an opportunity to excel in a variety of environments. 

Responsibilities include the coordination and oversight of the Program’s Five Year and Annual Operating Plans, Estimates at Completions (EACs), monthly financial forecasts, and regular financial status reviews with Product Line stakeholders. A key requirement for this position is the ability to provide strategic financial guidance for the program including areas such as affordability, cost management, and program growth. A successful leader will be the financial implementation business partner supporting the functional leads (engineering, supply chain, quality, operations) and the Program Offices in cost analysis trends, and Inventory Investment strategies. They must leverage proactive leadership to meet bold deadlines as well as multitask across a variety of programs and work with all levels of the organization. 

This role will be responsible for leading a team of highly skilled finance managers and analysts, coaching and mentoring members of the team at all levels, and ensuring proper staffing levels and the right skill mix needed to meet internal and external customer requirements. We value diverse skills and experience and are looking to add to the traditions of Blue Canyon. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Gather and analyze operational, financial, and program performance metrics for Material, Subcontracts, and Labor for Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, Engineering Support to Production, and Integrated Product Teams. 
Lead and develop a team of finance professionals. 
Be an integral program team member working closely with PL Directors, to ensure accurate measurement, control, and understanding of reported costs and schedules. 
Prepare data for, analyze, and help facilitate the quarterly EAC review process with the PMO. 
AOP forecasting, proposals and ROM pricing exercises, and workforce planning and analysis as needed. 
Prepare organizational level assessments of product performance to review strategic direction and cost profile. 

Required Skills:

Overseeing/Guidance experience on high visibility projects and programs
Experience with government contracting and FAR requirements
Experience with Estimates at Completion (EAC’s) or similar systems and tools 
Experience with Program costs, schedules and/or proposals 
Experience with SAP, Business Warehouse, PMX, EDIT+ or similar systems 
Experience with Earned Value Management principles and processes 

Desired Skills:

Masters’ Degree in Finance, Business, Economics or related 
Excellent oral and written communication skills to include executive level interaction
Demonstrated ability to be proactive, creative, and imaginative, and use critical and strategic thinking
Sound analytical, problem identification, and problem-solving skills

Required Education:

Typically requires 12 years of prior relevant industry work experience; OR an Advanced degree and 10 years of prior relevant industry work experience.

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $139,000.00 to $277,000.00; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Relocation assistance is available provided final applicant meets eligibility requirements.

The salary range for this role is 139,000 USD – 277,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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