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Northrop Grumman Finance Manager 2 in Brigham City, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

NG Space Systems - Propulsion Systems is currently seeking Finance Manager for our F300 ( Finance/Functional Analysis ) team supporting several locations within the Flight Systems but home location would be the Promontory (Brigham), UT facility.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Manager leads a team of financial analysts in proposing, compiling and reviewing budgets and forecasts for organizational units using actual performance, previous budget information, estimated revenue, expense reports, and other data sources used to control funds and provide for proper financial administration. This position works closely with Functional Leadership and Programs to establish reporting needs and parameters that will help the Functions and Program meet their business objectives. Act as a liaison for resolving issues that may arise between Programs and Functional leadership. The position is primarily located at Promontory but there is staff located in Bacchus and Clearfield. This position will support new and sustaining programs.

Job Duties:

  • Provide guidance, direction, and performance feedback directly to a group of functional analysts on moderately difficult challenges resulting in high impact to the business

  • Coach, support, and motivate to ensure a strong Business Partner relationship with Functional Leadership and Program Management

  • Set clear expectations and hold self and team accountable

  • Interface directly as a manager and team with Program Management and Functional leadership

  • Exhibit a solid knowledge of Earned Value Management and its use in business practices

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to develop recommendations based on Program and Functional needs and then work to execute to an agreed upon plan. In other words, "get work done through others" meeting business objectives

  • Must have well developed people leadership skills

  • Prepare financial plans and forecasts

  • Monitors implementation of financial policies

  • Prepare regular and special-purpose reports

  • Maintain historical records, trends, and forecasts

  • Analyzes trends and recommend corrective action when unfavorable

  • Establishes personnel forecasts

  • Recommends and interprets budgetary policies and procedures

  • Prepares comparative evaluation of actual costs against budgeted funds

  • Determines rationale for variances between costs and budget

  • Develop, maintain, and control staffing profiles for Propulsion Systems and Integrated Ops


Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years ' experience in Business Management with a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field

  • Fundamental understanding of Government Accounting

  • Firm understanding of Earned Value Management and Integrated Master Scheduling

  • Ability to analyze and assimilate relevant data into key financial recommendations

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Deltek CostPoint

  • Ability to develop the skills and experience of the financial staff of approximately 7-9 individuals supporting various programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred but not required

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Job Category : Business Management