Principal or Senior Principal Budget AnalystLinthicum, MD

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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Principal or Senior Principal Budget Analyst based out of Linthicum, MD. This position may be staffed as a Hybrid role at the discretion of the hiring manager.

What You'll Get to Do :

The Principal or Senior Principal Budget Analyst will support budget/rate development, actuals reporting, and monthly forecasting within the Mission Systems Sector Rates & Budgets team. Roles and responsibilities of the Budget Analyst will encompass the following, and vary slightly depending on specific position, program, or business unit to which you are assigned:

  • Monitor indirect budget and/or rate performance against plan including monthly reporting requirements (actuals, absorption, forecasting) to budget owners, internal management, and/or DCMA/DCAA

  • Review and analyze actual variance drivers and assist with corrective action planning

  • Prepare Forward Pricing Rate Proposal and Indicated Final submissions

  • Develop annual budgets in support of the Forward Pricing Rate Proposal

  • Support monthly Indicated Final updates

  • Provide support for internal reporting and reviews

  • Assist budget managers and to execute budgets to meet targets (headcount, utilization, costs)

  • Support DCMA/DCAA and internal audits and requests

  • Serve as business management liaison to supporting areas

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Budget Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 6 years related work experience - OR - a master's degree with 4 years of related work experience.

  • Will consider 10 years related work experience in lieu of degree requirement

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams)

  • Experience preparing and presenting information and/or analysis to all levels of management

  • US Citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Budget Analyst:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 10 years related work experience - OR - a master's degree with 8 years of related work experience.

  • Will consider 14 years related work experience in lieu of degree requirement

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams)

  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related subject area.

  • Familiarity with SAP, internal financial budgeting systems, COGNOS

  • Government contracting experience

  • Rates and budgets experience

  • Experience with DCMA/DCAA audits

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $77,000 - $115,400

Salary Range 2: $95,400 - $143,200

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 most positions.