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Principal Program Financial Analyst/ Senior Principal Program Financial Analyst

Requisition ID: R10050174

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, 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, 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 Defense Systems sector (NGDS) is seeking a Principal Program Financial Analyst or Senior Principal Program Financial Analyst to join our growing team of qualified individuals to support the Advanced Weapons (AW) Business Unit on-site in Northridge, California.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs analyses and prepares reports to ensure program contracts are within negotiated, agreed-upon parameters, government cost control guidelines, and accounting guidelines
  • Performs analyses and prepares program financial reports for internal and external customers relative to program cost incurrence, material tracking, and labor spending
  • Identifies and mitigates program cost and schedule risk
  • Coordinates and prepares program financial forecasting and reporting, the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and the Labor Resource Plan
  • Facilitates, monitors, and forecasts program financing mechanisms including Accounts Receivable, Advanced Payments, and Progress Payments
  • Supports program audits, reviews, and fact-finding as requested by program customers, audit agencies, and company management
  • Supports program cost estimate development, customer proposals, and negotiation as necessary
  • Performs a quarterly Estimate at Complete (EAC) for each applicable program, monitoring and analyzing the Estimate to Complete (ETC), significant variances, risk management reserve (MR), and preparing of internal and external status reports
  • Works cooperatively with the business, functional, and technical staff to address internal and external customer requests

Basic Qualifications for Principal Program Financial Analyst

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years finance and/or program control, or Earned Value experience
  • Will also consider:  
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, or related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of finance and/or program control, or Earned Value experience
  • A Master’s degree in business, finance, economics, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of finance, program control, or Earned Value experience
  • Willingness to perform other job related tasks as assigned by management
  • Must be able to work on-site in Northridge, California (partial telework will be accommodated)

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Program Financial Analyst

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years finance and/or program control, or Earned Value experience
  • Will also consider:  
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, economics, or related discipline with a minimum of 10 years of finance and/or program control, or Earned Value experience
  • A Master’s degree in business, finance, economics, or related discipline discipline with a minimum of 8 years of finance, program control, or Earned Value experience
  • Willingness to perform other job related tasks as assigned by management
  • Must be able to work on-site in Northridge, California (partial telework will be accommodated)
  • Able to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in Aerospace & Defense
  • CostPoint or COGNOS software tool experience

Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $103,900 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 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.