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Manager 2, Program EAC Review Audits

Requisition ID: R10049218

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: El Segundo, California, 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: Yes, 25% 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 is looking for a Manager 2, Program EAC Review Audits. This position will sit out of our El Segundo, CA office and will allow for some telework. This individual will report to the Director of Programs/Financial Assurance and is responsible for leading a team comprised of individuals with backgrounds in program control, finance, risk management, engineering and auditing. The Program EAC Review Audits include assessments of program and contract estimates at complete (EACs), risk and opportunity management, revenue recognition practices, earned value management, U.S. Government and commercial contracts and supply chain management practices, and general reviews of sound program management practices.

This position will interface with key process owners and senior business leaders across all Northrop Grumman Sectors as we help provide Senior Management and the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board of Directors assurance that we are performing on our program commitments, while adding value through the identification of opportunities for improvement and best practices that can be shared throughout the corporation. As part of the effort to share best practices, this individual will support the Director on key corporate councils (Corporate Program Management Council, Earned Value Management Council, etc…).

Additionally, the individual selected for this position will provide mentoring and support for staff in multiple locations as they execute the key assurance role of internal audit while supporting their career goals.

Responsibilities for the position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop the program review audit plan to focus on key program risk areas for the corporation. Maintain awareness of all Northrop Grumman programs and leading indicators to identify programs trends that require inclusion on the audit plan.
  • Plan and coordinate program review audits to focus on key programmatic, financial and technical risk areas. Incorporate Data Analytics of Program Data to identify issues and risk areas
  • Provide leadership and drive professional development for the Program Review audit staff
  • Enhance leadership development opportunities for company personnel and the internal audit staff
  • Participate with the CPMC and/or EVMS Council and share trends on Program EAC Audits
  • Review Audit work papers for quality, relevance, and completeness
  • Provide value added input to management by enhancing the program review audit practices with focus on identification of risk and best practices
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, and the ability to interact with and present to executive level management
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and sustain a highly engaged team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Business or Engineering/Technical discipline with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or Master's in Finance/Business or Engineering/Technical discipline with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
  • Must have U.S. Citizenship with with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
  • Some telework will be available during the week, but candidates will still need to be local and able to work in our office in El Segundo, CA
  • A proven solid and deep understanding of programs and contracts, including program and risk management practices, EAC development and analysis, and EVMS theory and practice.
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Prior management experience
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or equivalent

Salary Range: $118,600 USD - $178,000 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.