Principal Program Cost Control Analyst

Requisition ID: 21005223

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Fairfax, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes – May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking experienced and motivated professionals as a Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst. THe preferred locations for this positon are Fairfax, VA or Sacramento, CA.  Remote work may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager. Ideal candidates must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and follow compliance protocol. This position will interface with leadership, program managers, functional management, and business managers to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements.  Roles and responsibilities encompass the following:
  • Perform analyses and prepare reports to ensure program contracts are within negotiated, agreed-upon parameters, government cost control guidelines, and accounting guidelines
  • Perform analyses and prepare program financial reports for internal and external customers relative to program cost incurrence, material tracking, and labor spending
  • Complete Estimates at Complete (EAC)
  • Identify and mitigate program cost and schedule risk 
  • Coordinate and prepare program financial forecasting and reporting, the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and the Labor Resource Plan 
  • Support program cost estimate development, customer proposals, and negotiation
  • Prepare and present complex financial analysis to executive level management and external customers
  • Work cooperatively with the business, functional, and technical staff to address internal and external customer requests 

Basic Qualifications:
  • The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with 6 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields OR Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 4 years professional experience as described above.  Additional directly related experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookups, chart generation, VBA macros, etc.)
  • Experience with financial planning concepts (awards, sales, margin, cash flow)
  • Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, innovative behaviors, and the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment 
  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time 
  • Current ,Active Secret clearance.
  • The willingness to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • An existing understanding of GAAP, US Government Cost Accounting Standards, FAR, and DFARS
  • Demonstrated experience with MS Excel – creating, analyzing, and maintaining spreadsheets with complex formulas.
  • Experience with TM1/Cognos planning application
  • Experience with SAP
  • Active Top Secret Clearance w/ SCI or ability to obtain SCI

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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  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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