Raytheon Sr. Finance Manager in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Job Description: This position is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and serve as the In‐Kingdom Finance Leader for the programs executed by the Raytheon Middle East Systems Company (RAYMES). This leader will direct and oversee all in‐Kingdom program financials including the overhead pool, business planning, program control activities and accounting for RAYMES in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As a strategic business partner, the successful candidate will collaborate with the Saudi C3 and Saudi HPTTL Patriot Program Management Teams, Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leads and other CBT Leaders supporting Saudi Patriot programs and represent the business for all financial reviews including EAC's, Monthly Operating Reviews and Profit Reviews. This position leads an 8 person finance team across Program Cost and Schedule Control, Financial Planning and Analysis, Earned Value Excellence and Accounting. This position will direct finance activity on all aspects of execution including financial resources, working with the PMO teams in both Saudi and the United States, partnering with RIESS, and all areas of compliance. This position reports to the IAMD CFO. The ideal candidate will ensure that the In‐Kingdom RAYMES Program Finance group is a high performing team of finance professionals that provide accurate and insightful management analysis & recommendations that enable Raytheon to maximize profits and win new business. The leader will ensure alignment with the US PMO’s for Saudi Config‐3, HPTTL and any new contracts with scope to be executed by RAYMES. The successful candidate is expected to routinely brief all levels of leadership on the business financial performance and provide strategic business partner support to the RAYMES General Manager, In country Program Managers, and IAMD CFO. This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. NOTE - This role will require forward deployment to the Raytheon Mission Center at Jeddah, KSA, under the terms of an MOU/Long Term International Assignment managed by Raytheon International Support Services. Responsibilities include: Development of the 5‐year and annual Operating Plan for RAYMES, including indirect budgets and forward pricing rates Evaluate, provide guidance on, and approve program Estimates at Complete Drive corrective action to improve performance against all major financial metrics, collaborate with CONUS IAMD Finance to execute and achieve favorable AOP results for all Saudi Programs Take a lead role in capturing new business, including proposal pricing, supporting Gate reviews, and customer negotiations Responsible for maintaining strong “Tone at the Top” and maintaining a culture of FCPA and Ethics Compliance, and to drive continuous improvement to financial processes and controls Collaborate with GBS Finance to ensure effective processes and controls are administered for international payroll and payment processes Monitor changes to in Kingdom laws and initiatives, collaborate with RAYMES Leadership and across functions to ensure RAYMES remains compliant to KSA ministry decrees and all Licenses & Certificates are maintained annually, including Labor Law, Wage Protection, Nitiqat, HRDF, GOSI, SAGIA, ZAKAT, etc. Act as a primary signatory for in Kingdom bank accounts, administer and approve all payments on local procurements, collaborate with Corporate Treasury and GBS to ensure RAYMES sustains sufficient cash balances to execute business while minimizing financial risk to Raytheon Company. Ensure that other signatories are properly trained to execute their responsibilities. Recruit, hire, and maintain a team of high performing talent. Responsible for delegating and reviewing activities of a team. The candidate shall ensure the entire staff is fully trained on each year’s initiatives and has the tools necessary to execute their roles. This includes long term training and development of the local Saudi workforce. Take a lead role in supporting the annual Corporate Internal Audit of RAYMES processes & controls Lead enterprise projects, including six sigma efforts. Collaborate with various functional disciplines (Business Development, Contracts, Operations, Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain Management, and Program Management, etc.) to improve overall RAYMES processes Administer control over emergency funds and all petty cash custodians, perform monthly audits, etc. As a member of the RAYMES Senior Leadership Team, ensure that security and well-being of Compound Residents is maintained at all times. Participate in disaster recovery planning events. Basic Qualifications/Required Experience: Minimum of 12 years of financial leadership or related experience; or 10 years with related Master’s degree Ability and willingness to relocate to Saudi Arabia. A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field study Experience in financial management of defense programs including past experience in a senior Earned Value role Formal Management/Leadership experience required – proven presence in diverse business situations; confidence to interact and present to senior leaders. Desired Qualifications/Skills: Master’s in Business Administration. Highly Desired, Differentiating Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of business and program execution tenants (e.g. EAC, EVMS, IPDS, etc.) Demonstrated ability to drive financial metrics (Sales, Op profit, net cash, working capital, sales forecasting) and execute multiple programs Knowledge of DoD and International Contracting Demonstrated DCS and FMS Programs experience Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field. Ability to multitask and manage the work load to meet deliverables on time and with accuracy Proven analytical skills and ability to quickly find solutions. Demonstrated ability to influence cross‐functionally to achieve results Experience in building and leading teams in multiple geographic locations Strategic thinker who has demonstrated ability to create and execute Collaborative and influential decision maker Track record of inclusive talent development and mentorship Prior experience living outside of the United States Experience interfacing and conducting business with a various functional disciplines (Business Development, Contracts, Operations, Engineering, Quality, Supply Chain Management, Program Management, etc.) Practical experience in providing financial and business support for contracts utilizing cost/schedule performance measurement systems, program planning, cost analysis, estimates at completion, and financial planning activities Proficient in Microsoft office applications: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Cultural sensitivity and awareness of cultural practices Existing Security Clearance Demonstrated experience in competitive capture, including Price to Win, Color Team reviews, Cost Reasonableness section development, and writing BOEs Demonstrated leadership presence modeling hallmark values of people, integrity, commitment, excellence, and community All these job responsibilities are to be executed in harmony with Raytheon's Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others. 111095