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Engines Program Finance Analyst II (Kent, WA)

Blue Origin

Blue Origin

IT, Accounting & Finance
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedication and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin’s vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.

As part of a hardworking team of finance professionals, this is a finance business partner role supporting the BE-4 engines program. We are seeking a proactive individual with excellent financial acumen and attention to detail who can thrive and support our mission in a fast-paced environment. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of planning, implementation and leading all financial commitments and telling the programmatic story behind the numbers. This role will report into the program finance business manager, and you will be a strategic partner with the program leadership team, driving successful financial performance to achieve annual financial targets, providing monthly variance analysis to understand deviations from plan, and provide reporting and supporting cost reduction initiatives. Working with program and finance leads, you will ensure that actionable insights can be drawn from financial data to help deliver value creation to the business unit and enterprise leaders.

We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and commitment to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!

Availability for on-site work in Kent, WA required, and relocation is provided!

The level is flexible depending on candidate qualifications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline such as Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or other highly analytical field
  • 2+ years of financial and business analysis experience
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of financial documents and performance measurements
  • Experience helping business leaders meet financial targets and deliver results
  • Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Excel Power Query, Power Pivot
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint
  • Experience with Planful or similar tool
  • Experience with Costpoint or similar tool
  • Advanced level skills in SQL querying and data mining
  • Experience working in a Research & Development or Manufacturing environment.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $79,830-$117,084
Other site ranges may differ

Export Control Regulations

Applicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Blue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please see here and here.

Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.

Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation


Employee Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave (must be employed at time of birth or adoption), short and long-term disability, 401(k) with a company match of up to 5%, and an Education Support Program available after 1 year of service.

Paid Time Off: Up to four (4) weeks per year based on weekly scheduled hours, and up to 14 company-paid holidays for all regular employees (including part-time), fixed-term, and interns.

Discretionary bonus: Employees may be eligible for discretionary bonuses in addition to base pay. Bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results.