Financial Cost/Control Analyst 3/4

Northrop Grumman - Redondo Beach, CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary hardware 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 Mission Systems has an opening for a Financial Cost/Control Analyst 3 / 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA and support the Space ISR Systems Division's Integrated National Systems Business Unit, Integrated Mission Control.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Sets up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.
Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.
Prepares budgets and schedules for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.
Prepares program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled.
Performs schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks. Ensures adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records.
Financial forecasting and reporting; profitability analysis; variance analysis; and cash flow and working capital analysis.
Cross-functional interfacing, including with Global Supply Chain, Contracts, Pricing, and Program Management.
Subcontractor invoicing and funding.
Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) preparation and review.
Review of contractual document.
Assistance with contract negotiation.
Support of pricing and proposal activities.

Basic Qualifications:
This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
Bachelor's degree with 6 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 4 years of related professional experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:
Bachelor's degree with 10 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 8 years of related professional experience.

Additional Basic qualifications for both levels:
Experience in cost management, finance management, or pricing & estimating.
Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines.
Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel.
Strong analytical ability.
Current TS/SCI clearance. US citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with SAP Software, specifically Project Systems (PS) module, COGNOS TM1, MPM.
Experience collaborating with technical functions or a project/program.
Executive presentation skills.
Intermediate to advance knowledge of MS Excel (pivot tables, vlookup, sumif, conditional formatting, etc.).
Defense Industry experience.
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.