Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst/ Sr Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst at Northrop Grumman Corporation


US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SecretTRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Description

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking a Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst Level 3 or Level 4 – Finance for our Elkton, Maryland location.
The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY, Palm Beach Gardens, FL and San Jose, CA.

Job Summary:

As a Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst you will be responsible for supporting our strategic and space related business programs. This position will work very closely with Northrop Grumman program management, operational leaders, and internal and external customers.
Responsible for the preparation of budgets and schedules for contract work and financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis. Performs data gathering and analysis to ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, preparation of expenditure projections, and submittal of timely requests for additional funding to the government. Aides in incorporating contractual changes into control systems to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
Responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following tasks:
  • Setting up cost control systems, monitoring and controlling costs and schedules on contracts requiring a validated cost schedule control system.
  • Preparing budgets for contract work and performing and/or assisting in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.
  • Preparing and analyzing financial reports and communicate recommendations to management in a clear, organized summary.
  • Working with the program team to integrate project cost with scheduled activity.
  • Providing monthly / quarterly reporting and analysis to support business processes.
  • Assist in planning and forecasting program financial performance. Prepare future strategic plans.
  • Serving as a resource to management in understanding results by reporting and investigating variances.
  • Analyzing business processes and making recommendations to improve process efficiency and support continuous improvement.
  • Identifying potential profit impacts to programs, and making recommendations for mitigation and improving profit margin
  • Preparing and tracking key performance metrics to direct management

#NGSkills

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to deterring and defeating any adversary, 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.
This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3) or a Sr. Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 4), depending on years of experience and qualifications.
Basic Requirements Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3):
  • This position emphasized skills and experience. Must have 10 or more years of finance experience. Will also consider a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university (will be verified) and 6 years of experience or a Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and 4 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and data bases (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point).
  • Ability to extract, compile, document and analyze data.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and build relationships with others
  • Possess excellent analytical, problem solving and reporting skills
  • Independent self-starter and proactive contributor. Seeks to continually improve business processes and add value.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format.
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Basic Requirements Sr. Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 4):
  • This position emphasized skills and experience. Must have 14 or more years of finance experience. Will also consider a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university (will be verified) and 10 years of experience or a Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and 8 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and data bases (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point).
  • Ability to extract, compile, document and analyze data.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and build relationships with others
  • Possess excellent analytical, problem solving and reporting skills
  • Independent self-starter and proactive contributor. Seeks to continually improve business processes and add value.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format.
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

Preferred Requirements:
  • Prior team participation experience (professional/community/extracurricular)
  • Experience in developing and delivering presentations and leading small groups
  • Aerospace and/or DoD intern/working experience
  • Knowledge of Earned value management systems (EVMS)
  • Experience executing programs with contractual EVMS requirements.
  • Prior Experience with Deltek financial applications (CostPoint, Cobra, OpenPlan, PM Compass).
Salary Range: $79,800.00 - $119,800.00Salary Range 2: $99,000.00 - $148,400.00
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. 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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