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Program Finance Manager II (Clearance Required)

Sierra Space

Sierra Space

Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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 Role

Are you looking to advance your career and flex your Leadership and Program Finance skills in a fast-paced and rewarding organization? Join us!

As Program Finance Manager II, you will be responsible for leading the Program Finance team in implementation and management of the integrated program management process in line with industry best practices, program standards, corporate governance, and associated contract requirements. Focused responsibilities include development and management of integrated program management practice standards, independent program assessments, peer reviews to ensure proper application of integrated program management guidelines, and development of program finance team members. You will also support the Program Finance leaders in fulfilling their responsibilities to ongoing cross department continuous improvement, problem solving, project implementation, training, and governance efforts.

About You

Our mission is driven by the unwavering passion to push the boundaries of what is possible. We seek those who Dare to Dream — to envision the extraordinary and pursue it relentlessly – to join us on this transformational journey.

We’re looking for dreamers who align with our values, vision and audacious goals – while also meeting the minimum qualifications below. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance with SCI and SAP eligibility required.

  • Bachelor's degree in a business-related field of study; higher education may be considered in lieu of experience.

  • Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of required education.

  • Proven leadership abilities inclusive of successful change management, mentoring, career development, and training

  • Experience in scheduling software (MS Project), Earned Value Management software (Deltek Cobra), and self-service analytics (PowerBI)

  • A strong background in Program Controls fundamentals inclusive of program risk management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in PMP, EVP, & PMI-SP desirable

  • Adept at communicating with program personnel, senior management and customer representatives.

  • Experience developing complex solutions in a collaborative, cross-functional environment.

  • Support the needs of employees through career development, mentorship, and training.

  • Knowledge of DoD, government contracting and/or public auditing, policies, standards, and procedures

  • Experience in successful completion of Program IBRs, JSRs and Internal Surveillances (to include completion of actions items)

  • Ability to cultivate and foster an active network across regulatory groups, sponsors/customers, and other key stakeholders.


This position requires current/active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S.

Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

Elevate Your Career

At Sierra Space, we are committed to your personal and professional development. We empower you to make profound and meaningful contributions and foster a vibrant culture of collaboration, where teamwork ignites breakthrough innovations.

Sierra Space offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

We also offer a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Estimated Starting Salary Range:

$120,552.10 - $165,759.14

At Sierra Space we are at the very doorstep of unlocking the future and the work in front of us is hard, but it is truly important and meaningful. Achieving our mission requires dedication, relentless pursuit of a dream and an unwavering passion for pushing the boundaries to accomplish what others might believe to be impossible. We seek those who too, Dare to Dream and will join us in a pursuit to achieve the extraordinary.

Application Deadline: This role will remain posted until a qualified pool of candidates are identified.