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Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst

Requisition ID: R10112261

  • CategoryCategory: Business Management
  • Location Location: Beavercreek, OH, USA   |  Fairfax, VA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • 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
  • 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 Sector is seeking a Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3) to support the Joint C4I Department within the Mission Planning and Decision Support Operating Unit, Business Management organization.

This Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst will interface with leadership, program managers, functional management, and business managers to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements.  This position will be located in Beavercreek, OH or may be considered for Full-Time telecommuting.


Roles and responsibilities may include and are not limited to the following:

  • Set up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system
  • Financial reporting to include creating of AOP and IF financial forecasts, cash flow and material forecasts, and invoiced/unbilled analysis
  • Perform analyses and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.
  • Prepare budgets for contract work and perform or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis
  • Responsible for 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.
  • Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines
  • Perform program financial analyses and provides both external and internal reporting(s)
  • Interface with program and functional management to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements
  • Create and provide the following to program management teams:
    • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
    • Program base-linings
    • Risk and opportunities assessment
    • Visibility reports
    • Estimates To Complete (ETC) and Estimates At Completion (EAC).
  • Assists in preparing for internal and external audits
  • Establishing a budget/EAC and preparing reports for programs 
  • Prepare work authorizations
  • Creates “what-if” scenarios and supports work-around plans

Basic Qualifications:

This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider one of following:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of related experience in Business, Finance, Economics, or related discipline
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of directly related Experience
  • Master’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of directly related experience; in lieu of degree high school diploma with 14 years of related experience
  • Ability to perform and apply appropriate cost accounting, pricing, and estimating methods, concepts and principles
  • Experience with SAP
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Intimate FAR proposal adequacy and execution
  • Experience with Time and Materials contracts
  • Working knowledge of cost accounting standards, generally accepted accounting principles and accounting/proposal, auditing techniques
  • Working knowledge of government contract environment (FAR and DFARS)
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with a variety of internal customers (i.e., Contracts, Program Management, Operations, Global Supply Chain, etc.) on a regular basis to obtain and share information
  • Experience with Precision  
  • Experience with DS/MS Financial policies and procedures

This position reports to Beavercreek, OH, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Fairfax, VA, VA, USA.

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.