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Level 2 Financial Analyst

Requisition ID: R10091271

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • Location Location: Iuka, MS, USA   |  Beavercreek, OH, USA  |  Dayton, OH, USA +2 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

The Aerospace Structures Business Unit (ASBU) at Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our team as a Level 2 Financial Analyst. This position is located on site in Dayton, OH, Beavercreek, OH or Iuka, MS with partial telework available.

Essential Functions:

 As a Financial Analyst you will be responsible for supporting our programs and organizational goals. This position will work closely with program management, operational leaders, internal and external customers, and other sites within ASBU. You will work with the Finance team as well as other departments on the following:

  • Prepare and analyze financial reports and communicate recommendations to management in a clear, organized summary
  • Analyze spending and cost of production weekly and provide direction to management to balance risk and cost targets
  • Provide monthly / quarterly reporting and analysis to support business processes
  • Assist in planning and forecasting program financial performance. Understand and explain variances to planned financial performance to management
  • Coordinate and prepare quarterly EACs (Estimate at Complete). Present EACs to management and communicate impacts to financial performance. Ensure EAC programs are recording profit correctly on a monthly basis
  • Work with department heads to gather information to support site headcount and indirect planning. Upload information into the financial database
  • Responsible for continuous improvement and process efficiencies. Perform special projects related to financial and budget analysis
  • Support proposal and pricing efforts for both new business and changes to existing customer contracts
  • Establish and maintain IWOs with other NG sectors as needed
  • Support closeout process on completed projects
  • Perform monthly timesheet audits to ensure employee compliance with timekeeping policy
  • Train new hires on the timekeeping policy

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of accounting or financial experience OR a Master’s degree with 1 year of related experience OR 7 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
  • Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and databases (e.g. MS Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Experience with program cost control
  • Experience with proposal and pricing support
  • Experience with financial planning and forecasting
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, mathematics
  • Experience with GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, Government Compliance or accounting.
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university (will be verified).
  • Experience partnering and supporting senior leaders of any functional business unit.
  • Understanding of and/or experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS).
  • Experience in program/cost accounting, and legal/contracts
  • Operational knowledge of manufacturing, engineering, and business environments
  • Experience with applications such as Deltek Costpoint, ProPricer, Cobra and TM1
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format.
  • Defense Industry experience

Due to the cost of living, the pay range in Mississippi is lower than the pay range in Ohio. The pay range posted on the req is the Mississippi pay range.

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly inclusive environment! We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized, and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees! Does this sound like what you're looking for?

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

This position reports to Iuka, MS, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 2 locations listed above.


Salary Range: $57,400 USD - $86,000 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.