Principal Cost Analyst - Capital Support

Northrop Grumman San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 3 months ago

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe.

We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace System (NGAS) is seeking a Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst 3 in their San Diego, CA facility to support Capital Analysis within Business Management.

Responsibilities will include;

This position will be the lead Capital Analyst for the Division and have some support to Non-Contractual Technical Agreement (NCTA) efforts. They will manage and coordinate all the Capital and open commitments along with actuals pulls, variance reporting, forecasting estimating and executive leadership review briefings.

This is a fast paced high energy environment that requires a self-motivated employee to join the team. This candidate will have experience with program planning and open commitment tracking and be able to apply them to multiple efforts while working with Technical Project Manager. The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and abilities: understand and communicate unique problems and recommend potential business/process solutions; collaborating with Sector Capital teams to validate work products and timelines; work under very general supervision while completing numerous assignments per schedule and elevating potential issues to ensure proper management focus; exert some influence on peers and internal customers; good interpersonal skills while representing the group on special projects outside of own group.

This Program Cost Control Analyst will focus on Capital Forecasting and support for Major Subcontracts and General Procurement (GP). The analyst will be responsible for preparing month-end reports; developing and reviewing EAC's; incorporation of changes into the system in order to maintain Major Subcontract/GP cost and schedule accuracy. The analyst will assist IPTs for Capital activities including: color of money rules, time phasing of the tasks, developing and documenting spend plans, monthly performance measurement, estimate to complete analysis and updates, and variance analysis research and reporting. Support multiple monthly reviews, identify pressures and opportunities, and develop recovery plans as required.

Basic Qualifications;

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related
6 years of related experience in financial analysis or a Master's Degree with 4 years related experience in financial analysis

Financial forecasting and/or material accounting experience

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint)

Program planning and open commitment tracking

Preferred Qualifications;

Understanding of Business Systems (SAP/MPM)

Security clearance or ability to obtain a clearance

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.

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Principal Cost Analyst - Capital Support

Northrop Grumman