Principal/ Sr Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control AnalystMesa, AZ

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, Our Defense Systems wants you to join our team as a Principal Program Cost & Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3)/Sr. Principal Program Cost & Schedule Control Analyst (Level 4) and to partner with Program Management through the preparation, reporting, and in-depth analysis of actual, Indicated Final (IF), Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and Long-Range Strategic Plan (LRSP) financials. This position is in a fast paced, strategic growth area that will require excellent time management and prioritization skills. This role will be on-site located in Mesa, AZ .

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for program portfolio Month End close activities including: preparing financial forecasts, conducting variance analysis and reviewing financial results with Integrated Product Team

  • EAC (estimate at complete) preparation and analysis of programs on a quarterly basis to determine if financial profitability obligations will be achieved at program completion

  • Establishing program baselines for new awards including: labor and material spend profiles and billing / cash flow forecasts

  • Prepare Annual Plan, including orders, sales, profit and cash flow forecasting for program family and bridge analysis to prior plan

  • Partnering with Program Manager as integral member of the product family team

  • Cost Control reporting

  • Tracking and understanding material allocations by project

  • Unbilled analysis, backlog review, other miscellaneous tasks

  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting as required

  • Other duties as assigned

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below .

Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3)

Basic Qualifications

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years professional experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Will also consider:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6 years of experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Master's degree and 4 years of experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Strong Financial modeling skills

  • Microsoft Office - Excel skills must be intermediate level or higher

  • Must have strong analytical skills in a complex project accounting environment

  • Must be an agile learner and able to grasp business processes and concepts easily and quickly

Sr Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst (Level 4)

Basic Qualifications

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years professional experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Will also consider:

  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Master's degree and 8 years of experience in finance, accounting, or program control

  • Strong Financial modeling skills

  • Microsoft Office - Excel skills must be intermediate level or higher

  • Must have strong analytical skills in a complex project accounting environment

  • Must be an agile learner and able to grasp business processes and concepts easily and quickly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to multitask are significant advantages.

  • Earned Value Management (EVM) experience

  • Proposal experience in preparation and submittal for multi-million-dollar programs.

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, and time management skills

Salary Range: $76,600 - $121,000

Salary Range 2: $95,000 - $149,900

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.