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Financial Analyst – Senior Level – Financial Planning & Analysis

Requisition ID: R10090656

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Chandler, AZ, 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. 


Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Launch & Missile Defense Systems organization is seeking a Financial Analyst – Senior Level – Financial Planning & Analysis, to support our Chandler, AZ site. This individual will support the Controller’s Office and help provide the financial outlook for our Launch Vehicles Business Unit.  This role will offer a hybrid working schedule and will be required to be in office 2-days per week.


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

  • Create financial forecasts budget and provide regular budget forecast updates
  • Assist with the LRSP Creation for the full 5-year plan to include Key Line Metrics, including balance sheet and cash flow
  • Analyze actual costs to budgets and forecasts
  • Present at various monthly Executive Reviews
  • Assist with consolidation of all other FP&A metrics for Management review
  • Support the testing and maintenance of the Financial Model
  • Support and perform ad-hoc what if modeling and reporting
  • Audit support with the government DCMA/DCAA
  • Making recommendations for change to optimize the profitability of the company

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Knowledge: Broad knowledge with techniques in collecting data, analyzing information, generating reports.
  • Problem-solving skills: Ability to identify problems or gaps in the financial or modeling systems, solve problems in a creative manner, and implement opportunities for improvement
  • Modeling skills: Must be able to implement complex modeling tools to improve the financial performance of the organization
  • Organizational and time management skills: Must be able to work within time constraints while managing multiple priorities
  • Communication skills: Must possess great oral and written communication skills to effectively execute job responsibilities
  • Collaborative skills: Must be able to work together with people from different units as required to help them address financial or system issues
  • Project management skills: Should have the ability to accomplish projects working with and through others including consistently documenting procedures to address problems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ years' work experience in a position that includes FP&A or Budget analysis - OR – Master’s Degree and 7+ years’ work experience in a position that includes FP&A or Budget analysis (an additional 4+ years of experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree)
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including expertise in Microsoft Excel using advanced formulas, pivots, charts, and graphs


Preferred Qualifications:

  • CAS and FAR knowledge
  • Cognos TM1 Planning Analytics, Cognos Reports and Costpoint experience



Salary Range: $92,400 USD - $138,600 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.