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Program Financial Manager

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. 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 remediation and nuclear operations management at more than 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. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at



BWXT is currently seeking a Program Financial Manager 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 Manager to join the Program Management team. The AT portfolio consists of multiple small and large development contracts. This role will support AT Program Directors 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. This role can be successfully managed in a hybrid work format, where the individual will split their time working in-office and remotely. To be considered for this role, candidates must reside within the greater Lynchburg, VA area, as they will need to commute into the AT office at least three days each week. Relocation benefits are available for this position. 


Job Description / Duties:

  • 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 Directors, 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 eight (8) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Must have at least five (5) years of Program Financial Management experience.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • 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 and in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.



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 COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 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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