United Technologies Corporation Georgia Financial Cost & Business Analyst in Columbus, Georgia

Job ID: 51338BR

City: Columbus

State: Georgia

Country: United States

Category: Central Functions, Finance: FP&A

Job Type:


Pratt & Whitney Columbus, Georgia is seeking a Financial Cost & Business Analyst. Position requires strong cost accounting, financial analysis, and forecasting skills.

The candidate selected will obtain and maintain cost estimating data for analysis and use in short and long-term revenue and cost forecasting models. Candidate must be strong in extracting and managing large amounts of data from centralized systems using Microsoft Excel.

Position requires interaction with multiple functional areas and all levels of management making both written and verbal communication skills critical.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure accuracy of product costs, both direct and indirect

  • Assist in monthly forecast, closing and annual budget process

  • Analyze and prepare reports for operating management to drive

  • Ad hoc reporting/financial analysis as requested by management

  • Evaluate capital investments

  • Track capital spending

  • Develop and maintain forecasting models utilizing Excel:

  • Engineering & product development hours and costs

  • Product manufacturing unit hours and costs

  • Cost center factory overheads

  • Material overheads

  • Part costs

Required qualifications:

  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel and proficient in PowerPoint and Word

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with individuals and/or teams at all levels

  • Strong communication, business writing and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment

  • Experience developing project forecasting and budgeting models

  • Knowledge of cost estimating or pricing:

  • Direct labor hours and rates

  • Overhead rates and burdens

  • Parts list for purchased materials

  • Purchase orders

Preferred Skills:

  • SAP experience (Project Systems, FICO, Cost Center Accounting, Material Master, Sales Orders, etc.)

  • Strong data mining skills (Access, Visual Basic, SQL)

  • Working knowledge of business law and contracts

  • Aerospace/Manufacturing experience


Experience/Qualifications 2-6 years of experience in financial cost analysis or related discipline.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.