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Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst/Sr Principal Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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. Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today. Northrop Grumman is seeking a highly motivated individual with an impeccable work ethic and a strong ability to work in a collaborative fast-moving dynamic team environment Business Unit Financial Planning Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Oklahoma City, OK or remote. Put your experience into a future of excellence in a dynamic and challenging organization. The qualified applicant will become the Strike and Special Mission Aircraft Business Unit Financial Planning Analyst. This high-performing Business Unit consists of a diverse set of DoD, commercial, and other customer contracts, with all contract types covering every phase of the acquisition lifecycle. This role is responsible for all aspects of consolidating the Financial Planning, Reporting, and Analysis for an entire Business Unit. The chosen candidate is reports directly to and is expected to partner with Business Unit Director of Business Management in order to ensure financial objectives are thoroughly understood and being achieved. Recurring duties include: weekly Cost of Sales/RWA reporting, bi-weekly Invoicing/Accounts Receivable analysis, and monthly Pre and Post-Close activities. In addition, the planner is also responsible for consolidation of monthly, quarterly, and annual Profitability analyses for all Business Unit efforts, including compliance with ASC606 Revenue Recognition Standard. This person will help consolidate the development of the Annual Operating Plan & Long-Range Strategic Planning (AOP & LRSP). They will also work closely with the Business Unit Cost & Schedule Analysts, Material Cost Analysts, Global Supply Chain, Sector Accounting, and Operating Unit Business Managers to understand/mitigate potential financial impacts. Additional Roles and Responsibilities of the Business Unit Financial Planning Analyst include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to interface on a regular basis with personnel of varying disciplines (e.g., program management, technical, and business management) and lead a cross functional team members in executing a broad scope of business management activities to support program execution and compliance
  • Review EACs and the process across multiple programs, to include earned value analysis, hands-on EAC updates, and revisions
  • Ability to work independently and manage own Statement of Work on multiple simultaneous strategic and tactical objectives that require little oversight from leadership
  • Manage the monthly financial forecasting process to include analysis and recommendations on awards, sales, operating margin, and cash
  • Coordinate with multiple points of contact to gather, consolidate, and analyze complex financial data
  • Deliver high quality financial analysis and forecasts of the balance sheet, income statement, and other supplemental financial statements to activity and resolve unbilled balances
  • Business case modeling including long term profit and cash flows to support financing decisions
  • Partner and collaborate with cross-functional partners including Program Management, Operations, Engineering, Contracts, Scheduling, Global Supply Chain, and other key stakeholders to develop thorough solutions to complex problems This role may be filled at as a Principal Program Cost Control Analyst, Sr. Principal Program Cost Control Analyst based on the qualifications outlined below. Basic Qualifications:
    • Experience in production, consolidation, and analysis of complex finance, accounting or program control data/information
    • Prior experience with program budgeting and forecasting, as well as Annual Operating Plan development, consolidation, and presentation
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management up to higher levels of senior management. Basic Qualifications for Level 3:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or a related discipline with at least 6 years of industry related experience - OR - a Master's degree as described with 4 years of industry experience Basic Qualifications for Level 4:
        • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or a related discipline with at least 10 years of industry related experience - OR - a Master's degree as described with 8 years of industry experience Preferred Qualifications:
          • Master's degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university
          • Experience with performing Earned Value, reviewing Earned Value performance, bottoms up EAC, risks/opportunity/pressure analysis
          • Understanding of DOD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, and the FAR/DFAR
          • Full working knowledge of Financial Planning and Reporting, to include leading the development of monthly forecasts, Annual Operating Plans, and Long-Range Strategic Plans
          • Prior experience with rates and budgeting
          • Intermediate, to advanced-level of understanding of the following systems or software is beneficial: COBRA (or similar project management software), wInsight, SAP, Business Warehouse (BW), Microsoft Excel, Cognos, ProPricer and Office Analysis
          • Advanced Excel Techniques (i.e. v/h lookups, pivot tables, VBA/Macros, Index/Match)
          • Experience in Enterprise system implementation and process optimizations initiatives
          • Proven track record of successfully communicating and collaborating with different levels of management and integrated product teams
          • Experience with GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, Government Compliance or accounting.
          • Proficiency with unstructured and structured data analysis techniques
          • Experience with developing and implementing data visualizations tools, preferably Tableau or PowerBI
          • Analysis experience with Bill of Materials, Procurement Systems, Goods Movement, and/or Parts Distribution
          • Experience with data preparation/cleansing, ingestion, and structured data analysis techniques Salary Range: $68,600 USD - $114,400 USD Salary Range 2: $85,000 USD - $141,700 USD 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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