Senior Financial Analyst; Air Traffic Management

Vacancies 11 April 2017

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.



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Syracuse, NY


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What you will be part of

Saab Traffic Management (TM) serves air traffic and marine customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. There are two operating units within TM:  Air Traffic Management (ATM) provides airport surface safety and efficiency systems and tools, tower automation and advanced research, development and evaluation solutions; Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) solutions include Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), port and vessel traffic management information systems (VTMIS), hydrographics, and precision navigation.

Your role

Saab Air Traffic Management (ATM) is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Business Finance organization reporting to the ATM Director of Finance. This position will have dual responsibilities as the Finance Lead supporting key domestic and international programs for a business segment along with internal Saab reporting responsibilities for the Consolidated ATM financial results, forecasts, budget and all other reporting requirements.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Primary financial interface for ATM contracts interfacing with program teams and Segment Leads tracking and forecasting financial performance
  • Prepare P&L and cash flow forecasts including the annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and long range planning
  • Assist with the consolidation and analysis of ATM financial inputs
  • Complete HFM (Hyperion Financial Manager) inputs for monthly, quarterly and annual results and forecasts
  • Ensure accurate revenue recognition and profitability; monitor cash flow, expenditures, receivables, open commitments, monthly closing information, and Estimate at Completion change management
  • Prepare P&L and cash flow forecasts including the annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and long range planning
  • Support program managers with their project setup, budgets, cost & revenue monitoring, customer reports and other tasks as needed
  • Prepare financial reporting package for Program Management Reviews and other financial reviews
  • Perform variance analysis and assist team with insightful analysis
  • Provide proposal cost support and review contract clauses for new business opportunities
  • Generate excel models, charts and analysis as required
  • Finance liaison between Shared Services Finance and Business Area program managers and segment leads


Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting with 5-8 years of experience. MBA a plus
  • 6-8 years experience in a financial analyst or equivalent role
  • Familiarity with financial reporting
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
  • Strong skills with MS Excel spreadsheets, pivot tables & graphing
  • Ability to interface with various program teams and work effectively with various levels of the organization, other ATM entities and TM management
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, particularly Oracle E-business Suite and Hyperion Financial Management
  • Comfortable taking direction from many sources and willing to meet tight deadlines when necessary

Saab provides an excellent working environment offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check and employment and education verification.

As a Federal Contractor for the United States, Saab Sensis is an E-Verify participant and applicants must be U.S. Citizens in order to be considered for employment. 

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 14,700 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, or disability status.


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