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Analyst III - Financial Planning & Analysis

Company:  Ball Aerospace

Broomfield, CO, US, 80020

Date:  Nov 12, 2022
Job Category:  Finance
Req. ID:  23941

Ball Aerospace is powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus. We pioneer discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely.


At our core, we're passionate, committed people who believe together we can achieve extraordinary things. We work collaboratively with each other, our customers and partners to solve the world's greatest challenges. That means listening to one another, providing feedback and partnering across all levels. We value our inclusive culture where everyone is heard equally and creativity thrives. Each team member is fully invested in our mission and we bring an energy to work every day that propels our business and motivates us all to Go Beyond.®


For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


The Finance Strategic Capabilities Unit delivers the expertise and business acumen to increase value across the enterprise by providing actionable information with recommendations and opportunities to drive sustainable business growth.


Analyst III – Financial Planning & Analysis 


What You’ll Do:


  • Act as an integral part of our FP&A business partnership to teams and organizations within Ball Aerospace Operations.
  • Support and lead monthly forecast and variance reviews, quarterly and annual forecasts including budget processes, disclosure statement reviews, rate analysis and development, and related analysis to support teams within Operations.
  • Pay attention to detail and be alert to business changes and how they might affect our budgets, rates and financials in the future and communicate timely.
  • Perform detailed analyses of the financials, standard reporting packages and provide support to core business partners with ad hoc requests.
  • Participate in and lead meetings with the business, Defense Contract Management Agency and Defense Contract Audit Agency in support of the Forward Pricing Rate Proposal and related audits.
  • Access and retrieve information and data from various systems and reporting tools. Collaborate with functional organizations within Operations and others to support improvements to systems, automate process flows and reports to facilitate distribution of actionable data.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with other finance functions to understand monthly reporting and support accurate financial results and forecasts.
  • Support in preparation and review of capital investment or strategic opportunities for core business partners with financial modeling and business case development for executive communication.
  • Assist with the review of monthly results and providing summative and variance analysis to management and core business partners for scheduled and ad hoc requests.
  • Contribute ideas and support financial transformation and standardization of process flow and documentation within the finance function including audit reviews.
  • Assist with raising financial acumen within team and core business partners through education, training and communication
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


What You’ll Need:


  • BS/BA in a related field plus 4 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through graduate level education or work-related experience.
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team environment with deadlines to support the business.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: Finance, Accounting, Economic Value Added (EVA), business and economic principles and practices, financial modeling and MS Excel proficiency, and other MS Office suite applications.
  • Ability to make detailed presentations of financial analysis, including on projects and a variety of business topics.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and summarize data and make recommendations to the finance and Operations team.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and proprietary information in a confidential manner.


Flexible On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site for three or more days per work week. Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Working Environment:


  • Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies. Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act. This includes the use of some CBD products. A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.
  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor.


Relocation for this position is not available.


Compensation & Benefits:


  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $75,000 - $102,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste into your browser or visit our careers site.




Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Nearest Major Market: Denver

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