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Sr Principal Regulatory Compliance Analyst (Dulles, VA, Redondo Beach, CA or Baltimore, MD)

Requisition ID: R10058074

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, United States of America
  • 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: No
  • 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 Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Regulator Compliance Analyst to work in one of the following locaitons:

  • Dulles, VA
  • Redondo Beach, CA
  • Baltimore, MD

The primary function is to assist in liaison activities between NGSP PGS Division and Governmental Agencies (DCAA, DCMA, OIG, etc) and to support other internal/external audits as needed.  This includes the facilitation, data gathering, review, and coordination of audit activities, RFI’s, special requests/projects. The position will assist in supporting activities such as incurred cost submissions preparation, disclosure statements, cost impact studies, FAR/CAS interpretations, Mandatory Annual Audit Requirements (MAAR), floor checks, internal controls, or other assignments as needed. Assists in implementing policies and procedures to ensure that these are in compliance with the FAR/CAS appropriate statutes and regulations and that regulatory reporting requirements are met. Assists with investigation and resolution of compliance problems, questions, or complaints received from other units of the company, customers, government regulatory agencies, etc. May develop and implement programs designed to increase employee awareness and knowledge of compliance policies. May audit and evaluate current policies, procedures, and documentation for compliance with government laws and regulations.


  • Primary Liaison to Governmental Agencies (DCAA/DCMA) and works directly with Governmental/NGSP Internal Audit auditors and internal staff to accurately, professionally, and timely respond to audits, RFI’s, Business Systems Reviews, ad-hoc requests, and special projects.
  • Tracks and documents all requests and work assignments.
  • Facilitates resolutions to concerns from external and internal clients/auditors.
  • Assists with the preparation of the annual Incurred Cost Submission.
  • May prepare and support Disclosure Statements.
  • May prepare and support Cost Impact Studies.
  • Uses internal tools to support job duties; includes the use of reporting tools in data calls.
  • Will continually demonstrate knowledge of relevant FAR and CAS rules/regulations to assist in assignments.
  •  May assist and support final rate/cost negotiations, quick closeouts, or other duties as required.
  • May identify and recommend to management areas for business/process improvement, compliance, or concerns regarding company polices/procedures.
  • Will support ad-hoc request and special projects.

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 9 years of relevant experience in regulatory compliance analysis, accounting, finance, billing, contracts or a related discipline
  • Knowledge of U.S. Government regulations, including Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and FAR
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with added emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP and OLAP report writer tool proficiency
  • Experience working with DCAA auditors and advanced understanding of the Defense Contract Audit Manual (DCAM)
  • Aerospace/Defense industry experience in business management functions including indirect rates, accounting, and/or billing
  • Experience with U.S. Government regulations including Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated with a proven ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced team environment
  • Strong communication skills to successfully work across line and functional businesses at various levels and disciplines

Salary Range: $99,200 USD - $155,900 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

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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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.