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Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst / Princ.Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst - Finance

Northrop Grumman
Elkton, MD 21921
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.

**Northrop Grumman Weapons Systems** is currently seeking a **Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst / Principal Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst - Financial** for our **Elkton, Maryland** location.

The **Northrop Grumman** **Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C)** facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY, Palm Beach Gardens, FL and San Jose, CA.

**Job Summary:**
As a Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst you will be responsible for supporting our strategic and space related business programs. This position will work very closely with Northrop Grumman program management, operational leaders, and internal and external customers.
You will be responsible for, but not limited to the following tasks:

+ Working with the program team to integrate project cost with scheduled activity.
+ Setting up cost control systems, monitoring and controlling costs and schedules on contracts requiring a validated cost schedule control system.
+ Preparing budgets for contract work and performing and/or assisting in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.
+ Performing analyses and preparing reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines, and communicating recommendations to management in a clear, organized summary.
+ Ensuring adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.
+ Incorporating contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
+ Assisting in planning and forecasting program financial performance. Preparing future strategic plans.
+ Providing monthly / quarterly reporting and analysis to support business processes.
+ Analyzing business processes and making recommendations to improve process efficiency and support continuous improvement.
+ Identifying potential profit impacts to programs, and making recommendations for mitigation and improving profit margin.

**Qualifications:**

**This requisition may be filled at either as** **Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst or Principal Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst.**

**Basic Requirements** **Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst** **:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field & 3 years of experience or Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field & 1 year of experience from an accredited college or university
+ Familiarity with federal acquisition regulations, and experience with analysis and reporting on government and commercial programs.
+ Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and data bases (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point).
+ Independent self-starter and proactive contributor. Seeks to continually improve business processes and add value.
+ Excellent communication and presentation skills.
+ Demonstrated success building partnerships across organizational boundaries.
+ Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format.
+ Ability to extract, compile, document and analyze data.
+ Ability to work in a team environment and build relationships with others
+ Possess excellent analytical, problem solving and reporting skills
+ Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

**Basic Requirements Principal** **Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst** **:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field & 6 years of experience or Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field & 4 years of experience from an accredited college or university
+ Familiarity with federal acquisition regulations, and experience with analysis and reporting on government and commercial programs.
+ Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and data bases (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point).
+ Independent self-starter and proactive contributor. Seeks to continually improve business processes and add value.
+ Excellent communication and presentation skills.
+ Demonstrated success building partnerships across organizational boundaries.
+ Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format.
+ Ability to extract, compile, document and analyze data.
+ Ability to work in a team environment and build relationships with others
+ Possess excellent analytical, problem solving and reporting skills
+ Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)

**Preferred Requirements:**

+ Aerospace and/or DoD experience
+ Prior team leadership experience (professional/community/extracurricular)
+ Knowledge of Earned value management systems (EVMS)
+ Experience executing programs with contractual EVMS requirements.
+ Prior Experience with Deltek financial applications (CostPoint, Cobra, OpenPlan, PM Compass).

**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.

**Job Category** : Business Management
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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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