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Northrop Grumman Principal Financial Analyst (Dulles, VA) in Dulles, Virginia

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 is seeking a Principal Financial Analyst to work in our Dulles, VA office.

The selected candidate will serve as the lead financial analyst for a rapidly growing program portfolio. This analyst will be conducting routine analysis at a portfolio level to provide program management, Operating Unit and executive leadership with summaries, trends and insight into the operations & execution environment of these critical programs. This unique role will be primarily performing financial planning & analysis duties but also have an involvement in the understanding of day-to-day program execution; analysis of labor planning, material control and subcontract management across the programs is a key responsibility to provide visibility to portfolio leadership. This analyst will work closely with the program control analysts to understand the status of their programs.

Job Duties:

  • Conducts analyses of program element of cost detail for the portfolio

  • Performs analyses and prepares reports routinely for program management and portfolio leadershi

  • Prepares presentations for executive management

  • Participates in the EAC process with the programs to understand implications to portfolio financials

  • Participates in the monthly financial forecasting process with the programs to understand assumptions and analyze trends across the portfolio

  • Support regular ad hoc requests for a variety of program/portfolio analysis

  • Produce monthly/quarterly executive summaries of various financial matters


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • 6 years of relevant experience in conducting financial analysis in an operations environment and/or business management

  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel

  • Experience with financial forecasting and reporting

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of program Estimates at Complete (EAC)

  • Working understanding of program elements-of-cost; labor, material, subcontracts, etc.

  • Experience delivering analysis and presentations to management/executive leadership

  • Experience using Cognos TM1

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

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Job Category : Finance/Business Management