Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager

Join Verus Research and be a part of elite team that utilizes creativity, critical thinking skills, and state-of-the-art technologies to create solutions that matter, every day!  Verus Research is searching for a Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager to support program management in a research and development (R&D) environment. The FP&A Manager will lead efforts to mature processes, analyze data, and provide recommendations on project and program execution.

The ideal candidate for the FP&A Manager will have previous experience in the aerospace and defense industry segment.  Their track record will demonstrate improvements to existing processes, ensuring accuracy in data, incorporating team member participation and input, and delivering analytics to facilitate decision-making. Prior exposure to business development pipeline management will be highly valuable, as will experience coordinating with program managers, project controllers, and supply chain team members. This FP&A Manager will be a proactive, independent, and analytical leader who can help the team with process improvements, value-added recommendations, and production of accurate financials.

This position is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Visit for information on living in the greater Albuquerque area!  If necessary, relocation assistance will be provided to the ideal candidate.

Success in this demanding role will stem from:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or other relevant discipline; Master’s degree a plus
  • Substantial successful experience in FP&A
  • Experience with Federal government aerospace and defense contracting and Federal Acquisition Regulation requirements
  • Seasoned analytical, problem identification, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to provide variance analysis in large financial data sets
  • Leading the team with risk and opportunity analysis
  • Demonstrated mastery of relevant computer applications and systems


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