Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Analyst, Financial Analysis & Planning

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Job ID
    Accounting & Finance - Other
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets.

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an Analyst, Financial Analysis & Planning for our Sacramento, CA office. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, and involves, under general supervision, generating and maintaining monthly and quarterly reports for senior management and the board, cash flow analysis, financial modeling, and assisting with the development of the annual operating and five year strategic plans.


    This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    25% - Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual presentations for Senior Management and Board of Directors, highlighting financial performance against consolidated plans, forecast relative to consolidated plans, and high level variance analysis. 


    25% - Generates monthly, quarterly, and annual cash flow reports, net debt schedules, and balance sheet analysis, including equity roll forward, reconciliation of underlying detail, and model maintenance.

    20% - Assists in preparation of presentations to various outside agencies including banks, rating agencies and investors.


    15% - Develops, maintains and looks to continuously improve detailed financial models which support the consolidated five year strategic plan and annual forecasts, incentive plan preparation and accrual calculations, projected debt covenant compliance, and what-if analysis.


    15% - Generates ad hoc reports and participates in various projects as required.



    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related major and (3) three years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience working for a public company or public accounting firm with financial reporting experience.


    US Citizenship required.  Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    • CPA, MS, or MBA a plus. SEC financial reporting experience preferred. 
    • Requires excellent PC skills (Chart making, PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, Word).
    • Experience with Hyperion suite of products, namely Hyperion Planning, Essbase, and Hyperion Financial Management.

    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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