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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Analyst I - Financial Planning & Analysis - Engineering Operations & Security Mission Assurance (667 in Boulder, Colorado

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Analyst I - Financial Planning & Analysis - Engineering Operations & Security Mission Assurance (667143)

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CO - Boulder

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Who We Are:

Ball Aerospace pioneers 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. For more information, visit, Facebook or Twitter.


Analyst I – Financial Planning & Analysis: Engineering Operations & Security Mission Assurance

Provide financial solutions to enable the company to manage and project budgets, rates, financial forecasts, and financial reporting.

What You’ll Do

  • Financial support to the Engineering Operations and Security Mission Assurance business areas including: strong communications, financial reviews, and financial reporting and analysis.

  • Application, tracking and reporting of metrics.

  • Support indirect budget build-up, analysis and variance reporting, including:

  • Use of the current budgeting software – Contributor

  • Use of the Electronic Date Warehouse (EDW) PivotTables to pull in the actuals and to create variance reports, which are then provided to the Budget Managers

  • Ability to research labor and non-labor charges for appropriateness and make corrections as necessary

  • Ability to communicate and work with budget managers to update budgets/labor utilizations

  • Monitor non-labor and ensure processes are being followed

  • Ability to analyze data using financial tools and assess the reason for trends and root causes driving variances and recommend appropriate actions

  • Support of and timely efforts for the Forward Pricing Rate Proposal (FPRP). These projections may include rates for labor, indirect costs, material obsolescence and usage, spare parts provisioning, and material handling (per FAR Definitions 15.801).

  • Support Disclosure Statement(s) updates and cost impact assessments

  • Support audits by gathering and analyzing documentation

  • Ability to learn the Ball Aerospace Resource Tool (BART), in support of:

  • Forecasting Capital projects

  • Updating PowerPivot consolidations and assist with the preparation of review packages

  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner

  • Ability to meet deadlines, with solid organization skills, with attention to detail and priorities

  • Ability to communicate and write effectively, with strong presentation skills

  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, SBUs/SSUs 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.

  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year 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.

  • Microsoft Office experience.

Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in an office environment.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

Security Clearance:

Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. *US Citizenship is Required. By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:


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.