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Northrop Grumman Business Management Manager 1 in Linthicum, Maryland

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Business Management Manager 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will report to the ATS PS&S O/U Business Manager and collaborate with the Program Management team to develop strategy, support proposal production & negotiation, report on program performance, and achieve financial goals. This position will be located in Linthicum, MD.

The qualified applicant will provide financial planning and control services through a professional staff, including analyzing financial results, applying accepted accounting methods, controlling budgets, and generating reports on sales, costs, profits, etc. The position requires leadership and management of an OU portfolio that includes production, development and support contracts in Baltimore MD, Bethpage NY, and Rolling Meadows IL. The majority of the OU contracts portfolio is executed through a Joint Venture partnership.

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Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Performance Measurement System implementation and program execution, including EVMS compliance under a validated business system.

  • Financial (Awards, Sales, OM, Cash) planning, forecasting, analysis, and reporting in accordance with company policy, GAAP and SOX requirements

  • Preparation and presentation of financial data to internal and external customers, including variance analysis and forecasts

  • Strategic Planning - Partnership with the OU and Functional leadership for the development of the Long Range Strategic Plan and Annual Operating Plan

  • Financial management and cost control functions for all contracts / projects in all locations

  • Government program finance and compliance inclusive of DCAA and DCMA audit support

  • Proposal review & negotiation support

  • Coordination of business management activities with Joint Venture Partner

  • Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) preparation and review

  • Management and development of Program Control Analyst staff in Baltimore MD and Bethpage NY

  • Strong Customer communication and relation skills

  • Attention to detail to support contract setup and execution in complex contract environment



Basic Qualifications: To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline with 5 years of industry related experience in finance, accounting or program control

  • Basic understanding of DOD contracts and government Cost Accounting Standards.

  • Basic understanding of the FAR

  • Experience with standard Government business systems such as: Cognos, Cobra, Excel.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and SAP.

  • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management.

  • Current, active US Secret level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • MBA or CPA certification

  • Prior experience with government program budgeting and forecasting, as well as Annual Operating Plan development

  • Previous experience managing/supervising a program, project, or personnel.

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.

Job Category : Business Management