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Finance Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10068057

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Chandler, Arizona, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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.

SP Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for a Finance Manager 2 to support our Chandler, AZ location.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Management of Program Earned Value in compliance to CPR/IPMR data reporting requirements; Lead preparation of earned value deliverables ensuring compliance, timeliness and accuracy. Manage baseline efforts, and lead efforts for Initial Baseline Reviews (IBR’s) with customers.

  • Program resource management, including cost estimation, allocation, tracking, and analysis
  • Lead the EAC process to include earned value analysis, hands-on EAC updates, and revisions
  • Manage the monthly financial forecasting process to include analysis and recommendations on awards, sales, operating margin, and cash
  • Preparation and presentation of financial data to internal and external customers, including variance analysis and forecasts
  • Internal and External support of compliance audits
  • Assistance with contract negotiations
  • Support of pricing and proposal activities
  • Cash Management to ensure timely invoicing and collections
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners including Operations, Engineering and Program Management
  • Provide direct management for a team of Program Control/Financial analysts. - Promotes the professional development of the business management workforce, fostering a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around ethics and integrity, employee engagement, affordability, innovation, value growth, and continuous improvement
  • Maintains the highest level of commitment to quality, compliance and internal controls in adherence to company values and ethics

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with 8+ years of industry related experience in finance, accounting, or program control, OR a Master's degree and 6+ years of experience

- Expertise with Microsoft Office suite.

- Understanding of US Government procurement and contracting, Cost Accounting Standards, and FAR

- Experience with Earned Value and financial reporting on a variety of contract types

- Experience in presenting financial data to senior leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

- Earned Value Proficiency including the Earned Value Guidelines and ONE NG System Description.

- Experience with TM1 financial forecasting system & COBRA earned value management system

- Prior experience in the aerospace and defense industry.

- Working knowledge of Revenue Recognition (ASC 606) processes and procedures

- Experience with company procedures for Annual Operating Plan and Long Range Strategic Plan development

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.


Salary Range: $100,300 USD - $150,500 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.