Program Financial Analyst

Date: May 29, 2024

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With more than 7,800 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental restoration and operations management at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.



BWXT is currently seeking a Program Financial Analyst for its Advanced Technologies location in Lynchburg, VA!



BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT’s innovation hub. BWXT’s Advanced Technologies (AT) group researches, designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for both internal and external customers.


BWXT AT is seeking a Program Financial Analyst to join the Program Management team. The AT portfolio consists of multiple small and large development contracts. This role will support AT Program Managers overseeing our Terrestrial, Space, and Space Propulsion areas within in the AT program portfolio. Annual revenue is excess of $100M. Contracts support a range in size from (less than $2M to over $200M) and have varying levels of complexity.


If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you. The position will be in Lynchburg, VA. Relocation benefits are available for this position. 


Job Description / Duties:


  • Take direction from and support the Program Financial Manager.
  • Manage program financial forecasting for bookings, sales, and earnings.
  • Maintain program termination liability estimates in partnership with procurement team.
  • Prepare earned value management metrics.
  • Provide financial guidance to the Program Management teams.
  • Provide oversight of the financial execution of multiple programs.
  • Collaborate with accounting, government compliance, financial planning and functional teams.
  • Verify billings and accuracy of labor and material charging.
  • Answer billing questions from customers.
  • Review cost estimates for proposed efforts, ensuring that proposals are financially sound and risks are understood and margins are achievable.
  • Provide analytical data and recommendations for required improvement.
  • Participate in project team and customer meetings to understand needed analysis, surveillance and reports, and provide information proactively.
  • Work closely with internal Program Managers, other prime contractor’s program management teams, and United States government program offices to understand and determine information needed for decision making and budgeting as well as congressional influence.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:


  • A Bachelor's degree is required. Preference given to degrees in Business Administration, Program Management, Finance or Accounting.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance, whichever is required.


Additional Desired Skillsets:


  • Advanced degree in Business Administration or Finance.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power BI, and Power Point.
  • Familiarity with EVMS Software, MS Project, Open Plan, and/or Primavera P6.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.



Pay: $62,000.00 - $97,000.00


The base salary range for this position in Virginia (US-VA) at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000.00 and $97,000.00 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors, and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, the selected job candidate will be employed 'at-will,’ unless employed at a location and in a position subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  The company further reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and other market factors.


As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company health and safety requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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