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Principal Financial Analyst (SHORAD OU)

Requisition ID: R10107447

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Principal Financial Analyst to support the Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) Operating Unit (OU) under the Combat Systems and Mission Readiness (CMSR) Division. Put your analytical and problem-solving skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in our growing business endeavors. Our portfolio of programs thrive on ingenuity and collaboration. The combined effort of our mission means our customers can connect and protect our soldiers in hostile environments to defend millions of people around the world.

This role will work directly for the OU Business Manager and lead various projects, data calls, and analytical efforts for the team. The selected candidate will become an integral part of the SHORAD OU team tasked with providing support to the operating unit for all planning and reporting activities. The ideal candidate will be proactive and have the ability work in a fast-paced environment. This position will be located in Huntsville, AL with potential for a hybrid schedule.


Job duties and responsibilities, will include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Support monthly financial forecasts consolidations and analysis

  • Facilitate Indirect budget and forecast management

  • Cash monitoring and analysis to facilitate treasury forecasts with business unit

  • Unbilled and Backlog Review Coordination

  • Assist with the LRSP Creation for the full 5-year plan to include Key Line Metrics

  • Support NCTA ETC cost compilation with budgets and forecasts

  • Execute Top Level Labor Analysis

  • Ensure database elements/attributes are coordinated and correct

  • Support the testing and maintenance of financial models

  • Perform ad-hoc what if modeling and reporting as required

The ideal candidate will possess the following Basic Qualifications:

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider High School diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 10 years of related experience. Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of related experience – OR – a Master’s degree with 4 years of related experience

  • Knowledge: Broad knowledge with techniques in collecting data, analyzing information, generating reports

  • Software Skills: Strong excel skills, SAP/BW knowledge, Precision/Cognos/Access awareness

  • Problem-solving skills: Ability to identify problems or gaps in the financial systems or process, solve problems in a creative manner, and implement opportunities for improvement

  • Organizational and time management skills: Must be able to work within time constraints while managing multiple priorities

  • Communication skills: Must possess strong oral and written communication skills to effectively execute job responsibilities

  • Collaborative skills: Must be able to work together with people from different teams as required to help them address financial or system issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Awareness of OCONUS staffing analysis impacts

Salary Range: $78,500 USD - $117,700 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

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?

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.