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Financial Project Controller

We are mission critical 

Beyond Gravity, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, is the first startup to combine agility, speed and innovation with decades of experience and proven quality. Around 1600 employees at 12 locations in six countries (Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, Germany, USA and Finland) develop and manufacture products for satellites and launch vehicles with the goal of advancing humankind and enabling the exploration of the world and beyond. Beyond Gravity is the preferred supplier of structures for all types of launch vehicles and a leader in selected satellite products and for constellations in the New Space sector. Beyond Gravity also uses its space knowledge for applications outside of space technology: The high-precision products have already been used in the semiconductor industry for more than 20 years.


This position is a key resource required to establish strong Program Controlling capabilities to support Project Management in US Launchers customer group.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop plans, budgets and schedules, to meet project requirements for multiple contracts with a variety of contract types.
  • Develop financial controls, procedures, systems and forecasting techniques to evaluate project status and ensure compliance with government, customer, and internal requirements.
  • Evaluate the operational schedule and resource plan to determine if project objectives are achievable.
  • Create, maintain, and update monthly forecast budgets.
  • Conduct variance analysis of actuals vs budget and forecasts.
  • Review all related labor and non-labor cost transactions for accuracy.
  • Ensure timely billing of completed production efforts and assist in the investigations and resolution of open invoice issues.
  • Prepare various cost reports and maintain forecast accuracy.
  • Prepare project performance analysis, cost, and schedule status reports.
  • Identify cost and schedule variances from objectives and recommend corrective action.
  • Analyze and communicate project revenue, cost, schedule performance and risk status to project team members and Business Unit & company management.
  • Translate financial plan & performance of multiple projects into business unit level impact on financial statements and key performance indicators.
  • Lead monthly business reviews and “Mission Control” activities to drive project financial posterity Assist in the pricing and review of bid for various types of contracts and proposals


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years direct related experience
  • Demonstrated experience in applying Earned Value Management techniques is required.
  • Must have an understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations, Cost Accounting Standards, DCAA requirements, and Federal Travel Regulations applicable to execution and reporting on government contracts
  • Experience using SAP is strongly preferred. Advanced Microsoft Excel and other MS Office type application skills.
  • Experience using MS Project or other scheduling software is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in International Business is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to be self-motivated and work independently and collaboratively, strong commitment to customer service, and ability to plan and manage multiple tasks.


Beyond Gravity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.


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Trinity, AL, US

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Finance / Controlling
Req ID:  6623

Nearest Major Market: Decatur

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