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Business Management Analyst – Top Secret Required to Start

Requisition ID: R10089214

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • LocationLocation: Aurora, CO, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Business Management Analyst 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Aurora, CO and will support the GES (Ground Enterprise Systems) Operating Unit.

The Business Management Analyst will interact with Operating Unit and Program staff to support project planning and control and variance analysis and meet reporting requirements. In addition, the Analyst will interface with control account managers (CAMs), accounting, contracts, subcontracts, and procurement organizations, as well as external customers on a regular basis to address operational and financial issues with program.  Communicating with managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis. 

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performing analyses and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.
  • Preparing budgets and schedules for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, resource planning and variance analysis.
  • Setting up cost control system, monitor and control costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.
  • Ensuring adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.
  • Incorporating contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
  • Assisting with monthly and quarterly Estimates at Complete (EACs).
  • Supporting cash flow initiatives, reviewing, tracking and reporting invoices throughout the program cycle.
  • Setting up, prepare and follow up with all required financial reports.
  • Effectively communicating with leadership and customers regarding financial status, metrics and deliverables.
  • Participating in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peers.
  • Assisting in preparing for internal and external audits.

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with 3 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 1+ years of related professional experience. An additional four years’ experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience in cost management, finance management, or pricing & estimating.
  • Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines.
  • Experience with financial analysis and/or reporting.
  • Advanced PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel.
  • Advanced analytical ability.
  • Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace/defense industry experience.
  • Deltek Cobra experience (Deltek Microframe Program Manager experience will be considered).
  • Cognos and SAP experience.
  • Earned Value Management Customer Reporting experience (CPR, IPMR, etc.)

Salary Range: $67,000 USD - $100,400 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.