Northrop Grumman Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst 3 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst 3to support Land & Avionics C4ISR Systems Division Business Management. This position is located in Rolling Meadows, IL.

The Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst 3 will interface with the program managers, functional management, cost account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements.

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

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

  • Prepare budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.

  • Prepare program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled.

  • Perform schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks.

  • Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.

  • Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realisticcontract cost and schedule baselines.

  • Set up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.

  • Perform program financial analyses and provides both external and internal reporting (s) for Sector programs.

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

  • Participate in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peers.

  • Create and provide the following to program management teams:

  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

  • Program base-linings

  • Proposals preparation

  • Negotiation support

  • Risk and opportunities assessment

  • Visibility reports

  • Performance measurement (Earned Value Management-EVM)

  • Variance analyses

  • Estimates To Complete (ETC) and Estimates At Completion (EAC).

The ideal candidate will be able to function successfully in a dynamic organization and communicate within a team environment including communication with all levels of internal management and customer management.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or Business Administration with 6 years of experience or a Master's degree as described above with 4 years of experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree

  • Priorleadership experience - leading aprogram, project, or personnel.

  • Prior related experience with financial analysis and/or reporting

  • The willingness and ability to travel domestically 10% of the time.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance is required. U.S. Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry experience

  • Experience with Earned Value Management

  • Experience with Microframe Project Manager and SAP

  • Familiarity with FAR/DFAR

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