Principal Financial Analyst – Dayton, OH

Requisition ID: 21009319

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Dayton, Ohio
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.   Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. We push the boundaries of innovation, and drive advances in various sciences. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures. Come be a part of our mission!   The Aerospace Structures Business Unit at Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Financial Analyst based out of Dayton, OH.   What You’ll get to Do:   As a Principal Financial Analyst you will be responsible for supporting our programs and organizational goals. This position will work very closely with program management, operational leaders, internal and external customers, and other sites within Northrop Grumman. You will work with the Finance team as well as other departments on the following:   - Prepare and analyze financial reports and communicate recommendations to management in a clear, organized summary. - Analyze spending and cost of production weekly and provide direction to management to balance risk and cost targets. - Provide monthly / quarterly reporting and analysis to support business processes. - Assist in planning and forecasting program financial performance. Prepare future strategic plans. - Serve as a resource to management in understanding results by reporting and investigating variances. - Use financial reporting and provide analysis of key metrics to direct management toward areas of improvement or to surface operational issues. - Support proposal and pricing efforts for both new business and changes to existing customer contracts. - Develop, maintain, and establish financial information systems considering such things as labor tracking, material consumption, and total cost on operation floor. - Responsible for continuous improvement and process efficiencies. Perform special projects related to financial and budget analysis. - Coordinate quarterly EAC (Estimate at Complete) process - Able to efficiently work independently or with a team to achieve the desired objective by the specified deadline.   Additional Northrop Grumman Information:   Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.   Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve. Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of accounting or financial experience (including pre graduate work) –OR- 4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. - Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and data bases (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point).- Experience with Program cost control - Experience with Proposal and pricing support - Experience with Planning and forecasting - Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Preferred Qualifications: - Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, mathematics - Experience with GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, Government Compliance or accounting. - Experience in related work such as cost analysis or estimating in a manufacturing environment. - Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university (will be verified). - Demonstrated analytical acumen and problem-solving skills. - Experience partnering and supporting senior leaders of any functional business unit. - Understanding of and/or experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS). - Experience in program/cost accounting, and legal/contracts - Operational knowledge of manufacturing, engineering, and business environments - Experience with applications such as Deltek Costpoint, ProPricer, Cobra and TM1- Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format.
-Analytical and reporting skills-Defense Industry experience

What We Can Offer You:   Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:   - Health Plan - Savings Plan - Paid Time Off - Additional benefits - Education Assistance - Training and Development -   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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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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.

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