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Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst 4

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Mcclellan, CA

Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst 4




Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst 4

Requisition ID: 17026205

Location(s): United States-California-McClellan

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Finance / Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst 4 to support the Airborne SIGINT Operating Unit, Business Management organization. This position is located in McClellan, CA.

The financial analyst will interact with various operating unit and functional staff to support major program deliverables, new business cost strategies and internal company financial reporting.

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

Selected candidate will be responsible for preparation, consolidation and analysis of business area's balance sheet, cash flow, and capital.

Candidate will support the month end close, monthly forecast and annual operating plan. Month end close activities include analysis and development of program forecasted Awards, Sales, Operating Margin, Cash Receipts and Accounts Payable and preparation of journal entries, as needed.

Set up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.

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

Prepare program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled

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.

Participate in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peers.

Create and provide the following to program management teams: Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

Program base-linings

Risk and opportunities assessment

Visibility reports

Performance measurement (Earned Value Management-EVM)

Variance analyses

Estimates To Complete (ETC) and Estimates At Completion (EAC

Assists in preparing for internal and external audits

Establishing a budget/EAC, analyzing capital expenditures and preparing reports for programs

Prepare work authorizations

Be fully versed in the operation of all EVMS processes/procedures and generate baseline and contract performance report (CPR) data for a complex program.

Prepares and updates ETC, Baselines, Task Description and Basis of Estimate (TD/BOE), and establishes Performance Measurement reporting/customer reporting requirements

Establish and analyze resource (staffing) plans for multiple projects and cost centers within an IPT

Recognize and identify potential issues (e.g., color of money, employee related issues, GFE vs. Capital, procurement issues) and can locate source information

Creates “what-if” scenarios and supports work-around plans

Evaluates assigned work packages for inconsistencies and trends

Responsibilities will also include support to Operating Unit and Business Management ad hoc requests and special projects.

The ideal candidate will be a proven team leader with strong communication skills.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field with 10 years of experience or a Master's degree as described above with 8 years of experience.

Prior leadership experience - leading a program, project, or personnel.

Prior related experience with balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow.

Prior related experience with financial analysis and/or reporting.

Strong PC skills required with high level Excel skills (including: the ability to insert pivot tables, vlookup, and conditional formatting, etc.)

The willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time.

The ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance is required. U.S. Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

Defense Industry experience

Demonstrated ability to prepare and analyze data and figures

Experience preparing and presenting complex financial analysis to executive level management.

Experience with GAAP, as well as Government Financial accounting practices

Prior program cost control experience

Earned Value Management Customer Reporting experience

Secret level security clearance or higher

Experience with Micro-Frame Program Manager, wInsight, SAP and EVMS.

Experience with work breakdown structures and the integration of Scope, Cost, and Schedule.

Familiarity with FAR/DFAR

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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Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst 4 Northrop Grumman Corporation - Mcclellan, CA, United States


Location: Mcclellan, CA

Company Profile:
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.