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Senior Financial Systems Analyst

Senior Financial Systems Analyst

companyRocket Lab
locationLong Beach, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/1/2024
Full Time


Rocket Lab is a global leader in launch and space systems. The rockets and satellites we build and launch enable some of the most ambitious and vital space missions globally, supporting scientific exploration, Earth observation and missions to combat climate change, national security, and exciting new technology demonstrations. Our Electron rocket has provided reliable access to orbit since 2018, becoming one of the most frequently launched rockets in the world. Neutron will be our next rocket on the launch pad, an advanced 13-tonne payload class, reusable rocket to launch the mega constellations of the future. Our space systems business includes our extensive line of satellites and components that have enabled more than 1,700 missions including the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA Psyche Mission, Artemis I, Mars Ingenuity helicopter, and more.  

Join our pioneering team and launch your career to new heights!


Rocket Lab’s Finance team is responsible for all financial transactions for the company, operating as a well-oiled machine to maximize the value of our work. Our Finance team are made up of planners, analysts and accountants, and manage our policies, compliance, and reporting. They’re the ones who keep our financial operations in check, always thinking ahead and taking care to meet all of our financial, business, and government obligations. They’re attentive, diligent, and meticulous, and are mission-critical to Rocket Lab.

Sr. Financial Systems Analyst

This is your opportunity to join an exciting and growing Financial Systems Team based out of Rocket Lab’s Headquarters in Long Beach, CA. In this role, you will understand the operational and financial workflows as it relates to administration and development of our financial systems. The Sr. Financial Systems Analyst will work collaboratively across different departments implementing company-wide financial system projects.


The Sr. Financial System Analyst will serve the collaborative system owner and subject matter expect of our financial platforms. This includes implementation of OneStream, enhancements of Infor LN (Finance), and implementation / administration of SAP Concur. The candidate will understand the full cycle of software implementation and product development. Transform business opportunities and problems into accounting / finance requirements implement a system solution.

You will report to the Director of Finance Systems within our finance organization. This is an onsite role at Long Beach, CA. In this role you will have the opportunity to build a solid financial systems processes and foundations that will serve as the building block for finance organization for years to come.


  • Work closely with accounting and finance to implement FCCS software - OneStream.
  • Work closely with accounting and business partners to implement SAP Concur.
  • Finance ERP (Infor LN) support with emphasis on order to cash, automation, and special projects.
  • Maintain and develop financial models in Workday Adaptive / OneStream for AOP, budget, and forecast cycles.
  • Develop and recommend reports and KPI for Management Reporting.
  • Research and resolve issues, assisting in outlining, documenting, and implementing enhancements.
  • Interact effectively with Finance and Accounting stakeholders to define business processes and identify areas of improvements/automation.
  • Invoice OCR system administration.
  • Provide day to day support and administration for our portfolio of financial systems, OneStream, Infor LN, SAP Concur, Workday Adaptive, and Finance Confluence page.
  • Project management of implementation and documenting new processes and process owners.
  • Metadata/Master data owner and change process management.
  • User access control management processes.
  • Contribute to SOX audits and being a gatekeeper for SOX processes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Computer Science.
  • 5+ years of ERP and/or Financial Systems experience.
  • 3+ years of EPM / FCCS / ERP administration and programming experience.


  • Infor LN ERP Knowledge/Experience (Financials) or similar ERP.
  • OneStream (FCCS) or Oracle FCCS.
  • Workday Adaptive or similar EPM.
  • SAP Concur.
  • MS PowerBI or other visualization tools.
  • Ability to understand integrations and how different systems interact with each other.
  • Working knowledge of basic Accounting and Finance principles; including, monthly-close, financial consolidations, standard financial reporting, financial performance analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Working knowledge of basic data query and manipulation concepts/languages (SQL, Python, Visual Basics, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Highly proficient and fully functional in all Microsoft Office applications and able to effectively utilize all available office management technology.
  • Professional, articulate, and able to use independent judgment and discretion.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills required with the ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization with attention to details.
  • Experience in SOX compliance environment.
  • Understanding of GAAP, non-GAAP, IFRS, and other SEC reporting requirements.

The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the California Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience. 

Base salary is only one part of Rocket Lab’s compensation package for this role. You may be eligible for company stock, stock options, or cash incentives, and can purchase discounted stock through Rocket Lab’s Employee Stock Purchase Program. Employee benefits may also include medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage; 401(k) retirement plan options; paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave; paid parental leave; and other discounts and perks.  

Base Pay Range (CA Only)$95,000—$130,000 USD


We’re on a mission to unlock the potential of space to improve life on Earth, but that’s not an easy task. It takes hard work, determination, relentless innovation, teamwork, grit, and an unwavering commitment to achieving what others often deem impossible. Our people out-think, out-work and out-pace. We pride ourselves on having each other’s backs, checking our egos at the door, and rolling up our sleeves on all tasks big and small. We thrive under pressure, work to tight deadlines, and our focus is always on how we can deliver, rather than dwelling on the challenges that stand in the way.   

Important information:


To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Rocket Lab Employees must be a U.S. citizen, lawful U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce, as applicable. Learn more about ITAR here.

Rocket Lab provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment at Rocket Lab, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for the application/interview process for a job in the United States should contact Giulia Biow at dedicated resource is intended solely to assist job seekers with disabilities whose disability prevents them from being able to apply/interview. Only messages left for this purpose will be considered. A response to your request may take up to two business days.


For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations. 

Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality.  For more information on these Regulations, click here ITAR Regulations.