Program Cost Control Analyst 2/3- Dulles VA or El Segundo CA (TS/SCI Clearance Required)El Segundo, CA

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Cost/Control Analyst 2/3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles, VA and/or El Segundo, CA supporting 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 on a daily basis 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:

  • Performing analyses and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.

  • Preparing budgets and schedules for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, resource planning and variance analysis.

  • Setting up cost control system, monitor and control costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.

  • 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.

  • 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 and quarterly Estimates at Complete (EACs).

  • Supporting cash flow initiatives, reviewing, tracking and reporting invoices throughout the program cycle.

  • Performing program closeout responsibilities.

  • Setting up, prepare and follow up with all required financial reports.

  • 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.

  • Establishing a budget/EAC, analyze capital expenditures and prepare reports for programs.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

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.

Basic Qualifications:

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with 3+ years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 1+ years of related professional experience. An additional four years' experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with 5+ years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 3+ years of related professional experience. An additional four years' experience accepted in lieu of a degree.

Additional Basic qualifications for both levels:

  • Experience in cost management, finance management, or pricing & estimating.

  • Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines.

  • Experience with financial analysis and/or reporting.

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Knowledge and experience is a plus.

  • Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel.

  • Strong analytical ability.

  • Knowledge of Deltek Cobra (or similar EVM tools such as MPM) and MS Project.

  • Ability to travel domestically up to 20% of the time.

  • Current Active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace/defense industry experience.

  • Deltek Cobra experience (Deltek Microframe Program Manager experience will be considered).

  • Costpoint and/or Cognos experience.

  • Earned Value Management Customer Reporting experience (CPR, IPMR, etc.)

Salary Range: $72,100 - $108,100

Salary Range 2: $88,700 - $133,100

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.