Sr. Principal Budget Analyst

Requisition ID: R10015208

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Mesa - AZ, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time 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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Sr. Principal Budget Analyst to support the Guns Operating Unit located in Mesa, AZ.  As a key member of an Integrated Product Team, you will work closely with program management, operations, supply chain, contracts, business development, and cost estimating and manage the stream of data allowing both program and executive leadership to make decisions that impact the direction of our business.  This position requires a well-rounded finance background with proven ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with internal customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for program portfolio Month End close activities including: preparing financial forecasts, conducting variance analysis and reviewing financial results with Integrated Product Team
  • EAC (estimate at complete) preparation and analysis of programs on a quarterly basis to determine if financial profitability obligations will be achieved at program completion
  • Establishing program baselines for new awards including: labor and material spend profiles and billing / cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare Annual Plan, including orders, sales, profit and cash flow forecasting for program family and bridge analysis to prior plan
  • Partnering with Program Manager as integral member of the product family team
  • Cost Control reporting
  • Tracking and understanding material allocations by project
  • Unbilled analysis, backlog review, other miscellaneous tasks
  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • 10 years of experience with a Bachelor's in Finance or Accounting or 8 years with a Master’s Degree
  • Strong Financial modeling skills
  • Microsoft Office - Excel skills must be intermediate level or higher
  • Must have strong analytical skills in a complex project accounting environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, and time management skills
  • Must be an agile learner and able to grasp business processes and concepts easily and quickly

Salary Range: 81400 - 122000

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.