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Financial Cost/Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10050778

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Beltsville, MD, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Space Sector is seeking a Financial Cost/Control Analyst to join our team of diverse and talented individuals.

In this role, the selected candidate is responsible for various financial functions such as budgeting, forecasting, analysis, and pricing in a professional team environment. This position will support and facilitate the financial and operational controls and performance between the Thermal Systems Operating Unit functional departments and site leadership. The analyst must also be able to successfully engage in individual and team settings to drive synergies and results.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Accurately forecast monthly financial metrics (Sales, Operating Margin, and Cash), develop the program baseline and monthly Estimates-at-Completion (EACs), provide monthly status reports, and analyze trends
  • Partner with Program Management and Operations to develop EACs, and report detailed variance analyses to site leadership team
  • Monitor and report on program funding to ensure that limits are not exceeded, and partner with Contracts to communicate funding needs to Customers
  • Assist program teams with developing Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and inventory abbreviations
  • Develop, monitor, and report on program budgets at the work order and GLC level on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Prepare high fidelity proposal estimates utilizing past program performance in coordination with the Program Management, Operations, and Contracts teams
  • Prepare business segment analyses for leadership reviews
  • Prepare and review detailed resource needs for resource planning discussions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business and 2 years of financial analyst experience within an aerospace/government contracting environment.  
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills  
  • US Citizenship
  • Advanced analytical and communication skills to develop and clearly communicate recommendations to program teams and senior management  
  • Ability to achieve results through prioritization, identification and implementation of improvements, and collaboration skills 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with multiple contract types (CPFF/CPIF/CPAF, FFP/FPIF) desired  
  • Exposure and experience with Earned Value Management and Deltek Cobra software  
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Systems: Deltek Costpoint, IBM Cognos and IBM TM1  
  • Ability to simultaneously balance multiple priorities to complete them by due date(s) 


Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.