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Staff Program Cost & Schedule Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10102951

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • Location Location: Warner Robins, GA, USA   |  Fairfax, VA, USA  |  Lake Charles, LA, USA +2 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mi ssion 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 Sector is seeking a Staff Principal Program Cost & Schedule Control Analyst who is a highly motivated individual with an impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative fast-moving dynamic team environment to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become the Platform Sustainment and Mission Readiness (PSMR) Business Unit Financial Planning Analyst.  This position will be located in Lake Charles, LA or Warner Robins, GA or full-time telework.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for all aspects of consolidating the Financial Planning, Reporting, and Analysis for the entire Business Unit.  The selected candidate will report directly to and is expected to partner with the Business Unit Director of Business Management in order to ensure financial objectives are thoroughly understood and being achieved

  • Support the monthly financial forecasting process to include analysis and recommendations on awards, sales, operating margin, and cash

  • Prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations

  • Weekly Cost of Sales/RWA reporting, bi-weekly Invoicing/Accounts Receivable analysis, and monthly Pre and Post-Close activities

  • Responsible for the consolidation of monthly, quarterly, and annual profitability analyses for all Business Unit efforts, including compliance with ASC606 Revenue Recognition Standard

  • Assist in the development of the Annual Operating Plan & Long-Range Strategic Planning (AOP & LRSP)

  • Work closely with the Business Unit Cost & Schedule Analysts, Material Cost Analysts, Global Supply Chain, Sector Accounting, and Operating Unit Business Managers to understand/mitigate potential financial impacts

Additional Roles and Responsibilities of the Staff Program Cost & Schedule Control Analyst include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to interface on a regular basis with personnel of varying disciplines (e.g., program management, technical, and business management) and lead cross functional team members in executing a broad scope of business management activities to support program execution and compliance

  • Review EACs and the process across multiple programs, to include earned value analysis, hands-on EAC updates, and revisions

  • Ability to work independently and manage own Statement of Work on multiple simultaneous strategic and tactical objectives that require little oversight from leadership

  • Manage the monthly financial forecasting process to include analysis and recommendations on awards, sales, operating margin, and cash

  • Coordinate with multiple points of contact to gather, consolidate, and analyze complex financial data

  • Deliver high quality financial analysis and forecasts of the balance sheet, income statement, and other supplemental financial statements to activity and resolve unbilled balances

  • Business case modeling including long term profit and cash flows to support financing decisions

  • Partner and collaborate with cross-functional partners including Program Management, Operations, Engineering, Contracts, Scheduling, Global Supply Chain, and other key stakeholders to develop thorough solutions to complex problems

Basic Qualifications for Staff Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (Level 5): 

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider one of following: High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 19 years of related industry experience, 15 years with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or a related discipline - OR – 13 years with a Master's degree with related industry experience 

  • Experience in production, consolidation, and analysis of complex finance, accounting, or program control data/information

  • Prior experience with program budgeting and forecasting, as well as Annual Operating Plan development, consolidation, and presentation

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management up to higher levels of senior management

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university

  • Experience with performing Earned Value, reviewing Earned Value performance, bottoms up EAC, risks/opportunity/pressure analysis

  • Understanding of DOD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, and the FAR/DFAR

  • Full working knowledge of Financial Planning and Reporting, to include leading the development of monthly forecasts, Annual Operating Plans, and Long-Range Strategic Plans

  • Prior experience with rates and budgeting

  • Intermediate, to advanced-level of understanding of the following systems or software is beneficial: SAP, Business Warehouse (BW) / Office Analysis, Cognos, and COBRA (or similar project management software),

  • Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced MS Excel skills (i.e. v/h lookups, pivot tables, VBA/Macros, Index/Match)

  • Working knowledge of Northrop Grumman’s Interdepartmental Work Order System (IWO)

  • Proven track record of successfully communicating and collaborating with different levels of management and integrated product teams

  • Experience with GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, Government Compliance or accounting.

  • Proficiency with unstructured and structured data analysis techniques

  • Experience with developing and implementing data visualizations tools, preferably Tableau or PowerBI

  • Experience with data preparation/cleansing, ingestion, and structured data analysis techniques

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

Salary Range: $114,600 USD - $199,100 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.