Principal Program Cost Control AnalystOxnard, CA

Requisition ID: R10159787

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Oxnard, California, United States of America | Goleta, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you defining possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in either Goleta, CA or Oxnard, CA and support the Payload and Ground Systems division.

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

  • Participating in the preparation of budgets and schedules for contract work and participating in the control of costs and schedules through cost schedule control system

  • Preparing internal and external customer reports

  • Assisting Managers in achieving objectives by compiling and reviewing budgets for Programs and Organizations using actual performance, previous budget figures and related workload forecasts (affordability), indirect expense analysis and other data sources for proper financial administration

  • Performing quarterly Estimate-At-Completion (EAC) with program cost control managers and Functional Managers

  • Compiling quarterly EAC packages for management review

  • Participate in Integrated Program Management (IPM) and Earned Value Management (EVM). Maintain resources and logic within the resource loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)

  • Provide responses to external, internal, and Government auditors

  • Strategic planning and monthly OPS forecast preparation of Sales, Operating Margin, Cash, and Awards this includes generating working capital/cash forecast including cost type and PBP billing and collections

  • Weekly tracking and reporting to program management and customers

  • Preparing and submit reports to various levels of governance including internal management, customers, and government oversight agencies

  • Updating and maintaining CSR system monthly which is used for recognition of profit

  • Updating and maintaining program staffing plans and program direct base worksheets for accounting

  • Supporting proposal efforts for both customer RFP and internal activities

  • Preparing proposal estimates that are complete and accurate with necessary justification on tasks

  • Ensuring proposal methodologies and prepared assumptions used to derive the estimates are adequate

  • Contract close-out with final or interim rates, calculation of fee, analysis of cost outside of POP, and responding to audit questions from customers

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Level 3:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 6+ years of related experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4+ years of related experience

  • An additional 4 years of experience will be accepted in lieu of degree

  • Earned Value Management System (EVMS) experience

  • Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines

  • Experience with financial analysis and/or reporting

  • Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Program Cost Analyst experience

  • Experience with CostPoint, Primavera, or Cobra

  • Experience in DoD setting with understanding of government Cost Accounting Standards, FAR, and DFARs

  • Experience with program planning or program scheduling

  • Experience with GAAP, as well as, Government Financial accounting practices

Salary Range: $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.