Full Job Description
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 Strategic Space Systems is seeking a Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Redondo Beach, CA.
The Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst will report to the Manager of Project Controls and will be responsible for supporting Northrop Grumman Corporation Strategic Space Systems programs in compliance with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) requirements and program implementation. This role requires the candidate to have an active TS and/or SSBI/SCI Clearance.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Set up cost control system, monitors and controls costs and schedules on Contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system
Maintain Earned Value Management System (EVMS) compliance including cost/schedule integration
Perform analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines
Prepare and maintain spend plans; develop and review Estimates at Complete (EACs); incorporate changes into the EVMS system in order to maintain cost and schedule baselines
Assist Control Account Managers (CAMs) with EVMS activities including: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development and alignment; time-phasing of tasks; developing and documenting earned value methodologies; performance measurement; estimate to complete analysis and updates and variance analysis research and reporting
Create financial charts in support of program management and program reviews; identify cost impacts and develop recovery plans as required
Responsible for actuals reconciliation, budget change requests and ensuring proper accounting
Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines
An active DoD Top Secret and/or SCI Clearance is required
Bachelor's Degree with 9 years' experience in business finance or accounting to include program cost control and planning, or a Master's Degree and 7 years of stated experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Working experience with Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
Experience with financial control concepts and principles to solve business issues
Proficiency of the following systems or software: Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) or similar project management software, wInsight, SAP Management Project System Modules and Business Warehouse (BW)
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.