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.
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 has an opening for a Cost/Control Analyst Staff to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles VA and support the Tactical Space Systems Division.
The Cost/Control Analyst will interact with various operating unit, business area, and division staff to support project planning and control and variance analysis and meet reporting requirements. In addition, the Analyst will interface with program managers, control account managers (CAMs), accounting, contracts, subcontracts, and procurement organizations, as well as external customers to address operational and maintenance issues with program. Communicating with managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis.
Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Providing guidance on policies and procedures.
Leading financial management, including forecasting, planning, estimate-at-complete (EAC) maintenance, program control/Earned Value Management (EVMS), and ad hoc analyses and reporting.
Setting up and maintaining cost control system, monitor and control costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.
Performing analyses and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.
Supporting the Control Account Managers (CAMs) in the Variance Analysis Reporting (VAR) process.
Leading the Baseline Change Control process by working with CAMs, Schedulers and other staff to document and implement change requests into the cost management system (Cobra).
Working with Control Account Managers to prepare budgets and schedules and forecasts for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.
Incorporating contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
Performing monthly, quarterly and annual Estimates at Complete (EACs).
Supporting Earned Value Management (EVM) deliverables, Financial Planning and Reporting, Process Improvements and Proposal Support.
Supporting program IPMR reporting with an integrated cost, schedule, and performance database synchronized with enterprise and program business rhythms and requirements.
Effectively communicating with leadership and customers regarding financial status, metrics and deliverables.
Participating in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peers.
Assisting in preparing for internal and external audits.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
Bachelor's degree with 15+ years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 13+ years of related professional experience. An additional four years' experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
Earned Value Management System (EVM) experience and customer reporting.
Experience with Deltek Cobra Reporting Tool
Experience in cost management, finance management, or pricing & estimating.
Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines.
Experience with financial analysis and/or cost analysis reporting.
Strong PC skills and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel.
Strong analytical ability.
Current Top Secret security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.
Current Top Secret/SCI clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.
Experience in DoD setting with understanding of government Cost Accounting - Standards, FAR, & DFARs.
Experience with program planning/scheduling.
Experience with Microsoft Project.
Experience with Power BI.
Aerospace/Defense Industry experience.
Salary Range: $132,700 - $199,100
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.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.