Orbital ATK Careers

Principal Financial Analyst

Dulles, VA

Job Description

Job ID: WSS20173107-40555

With projected annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, approximately 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATK Space Systems Group designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.


Selected candidate will support a satellite production contract with multiple support contracts/options. The candidate will be required to work in a team environment as well as independently to analyze data, generate financial reports, resolve problems, and provide guidance, analysis, and opinions of the financial status of the program to the program management office, customer, and internal senior leadership.

The candidate will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and reporting of Earned Value metrics on the program to program management, control account managers, and the customer. Candidate will support Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) activities including establishing and maintaining the PMB within the Cost Management System (CMS), and supporting Baseline Change Requests (BCR) from Program Management and Control Account Managers.

Selected candidate will be responsible for the preparation and submittal of both internal and customer reports including Contract Performance Reports (CPR) formats 1-5, Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR), Estimate At Complete (EAC), Estimate To Complete (ETC), and internal revenue, cash, and backlog forecasts.


  • Top Secret Clearance Required
  • BS degree in Finance or Accounting - Experience with Earned Value Management
  • Experience with multiple contract types (CPIF, FPIF)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work adhoc requests on short notice
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including data retrieval and pivot tables
  • PC proficiency including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products – and your ideas – into the future.  When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you’ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Finance
Group: Space