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Northrop Grumman Financial/Cost Control Analyst - Principal/Senior Principal in McLean, Virginia

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking an experienced Project Control Analyst to lead Earned Value Management (EVM) reporting on the AIMM program and future business requiring internal EVM reporting. This is a fast paced high energy environment that requires a self-motivated employee with prior EVMS expertise to join the team. The position may be located the following Northern Virginia Sites: McLean, Falls Church, Chantilly, Herndon, Fairfax. Part time Teleworking may also be consider at the hiring manager's discretion.

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

  • Prepare IPMR, CPR Formats 1 through 5

  • Maintain Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) EVM Software

  • Setup and maintain project structure in the ERP System

  • Prepare budgets for contract work

  • Financial reporting to include creating AOP and IF financial forecasts, cash flow, and invoiced/unbilled analysis

  • Invoice preparation, review, and reconciliation

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

  • Responsible for 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.

  • Responsible for change management

  • Interface with program and functional management to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements

  • Prepare and assist in briefing internal and external PMRs

  • Create and provide the following to program management teams:

  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) Dictionary

  • Program Logs

  • Control Account Plans

  • Performance Management Baseline (PMB)

  • Format 5 variance analyses

  • Risk and opportunities assessment

  • TCPI Analysis

  • Estimates-to-Complete (ETC) & Estimates-at-Completion (EAC).

  • Be fully versed in the operation of all EVMS processes/procedures and adhere to Northrop Grumman EVM System Description


This requisition may be filled at a higher level based on the qualifications below.

This requisition may be filled at the Principal or Senior Principal level.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of related business experience or a Masters degree with 3 years of related business experience. Additional experience may be accepted in lieu of degree

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10 years of related business experience or a Masters degree with 8 years of related business experience. Additional experience may be accepted in lieu of degree

Additional Basic Qualifications for both levels:

  • Previous experience doing cost analysis and preparing financial reports

  • Prior experience setting up cost control system, and monitoring / controlling costs and schedules.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite specifically Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of EVMS and Government CDRL reporting.

  • Basic understanding of some or all of the following systems or software: Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) (or similar project management software), wInsight, SAP, Business Warehouse (BW),

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues and for complex contract and make recommendations to management

  • Prior experience in a Program Control Environment.

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Job Category : Business Management