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Sierra Space Corporation CFO - Space Applications in Broomfield, Colorado

Sierra Space Careers: Dare to Dream

We honor those that are not afraid to dream big dreams, those that tenaciously chase their dreams even when others say it cannot be done, those that achieve big dreams and change everything. Those are Dreams Worth Chasing.

At Sierra Space we envision a future where humanity lives and works in space, on moons, and on distant planets. Our mission isn't restricted to the few, instead we see a future where all people can choose to live, work, discover and explore beyond our planet. Our company is building a platform in space to benefit life on Earth and together we will alter the course of humanity.

We have a bold mission. We are a bold company. Together, we are an extraordinary team.

About the RoleAs the Space Applications CFO, you will provide strategic leadership and oversight for the development and implementation of finance and business operations and operate as a key stakeholder in business growth and strategic planning for this defined business area. The Space Applications business is responsible for the development of satellites, solar array power generation, propulsion & environmental systems, and has a $1B backlog of new business within National Security. You will act as a strategic partner to business area leadership with specific focused responsibility for long-range financial planning, budget preparation, cost control and oversight, business resource planning and tracking, and ensuring financial program performance is achieved for the business unit/area portfolio. You will direct financial program portfolio status and overall organizational business management by supporting project/ program budgeting, program scheduling, indirect cost budgeting and tracking, and measuring/reporting financial progress to achieve organizational goals.

Must Haves:

The ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or related field of study

Relevant experience may substitute for required education

Government contracting experience

Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of one or more of the following disciplines: financial planning & analysis, pricing, or other quantitative or analytical role in business, program, or operations management

Extensive working knowledge and experience in all phases of budget preparation, cost control, and business resource planning and tracking

Strong business analytical skills

Demonstrated ability to work with senior business and government leaders and to provide leadership within the workplace

Strong communication skills, including the ability to clearly express concepts in verbal and written forms with the ability to clearly communicate complex regulatory requirements and solutions

Proven leadership abilities inclusive of successful change management, mentoring, career development, training, succession planning, holding people accountable, and conducting yearly reviews

Proven experience and skills in team building, time management, conflict resolution, communication, briefing, presentation, and strategic thinking


Typically, 10-15 years of relevant experience; 12+ years demonstrated finance or business management related experience

Higher-level degree may be considered in lieu of relevant experience

Master's in Business Administration or related field of study

Advanced skills gathering data from multiple, often disparate, qualitative, and quantitative sources and synthesizing it into meaningful reports and presentations

Previous management experience: ability to recruit employees; assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence

Demonstrated passion for ideation and innovation, as well as motivating others to act by creating a shared sense of vision or purpose.

Ability to quickly grasp technical oncepts and understand complex technical and program interdependencies

Possess a strategic mindset, linking technology to business

Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry, the US Department of Defense (Civilian), NASA/Civil or commercial space and/or US Military, with an understanding of... For full info follow application link.

At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an