Northrop Grumman Financial/Cost Control Analyst 4 in Aurora, Colorado

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector (NGMS) is seeking a Financial/Program Cost Control Analyst 4 to support the New Moon program by providing guidance and expertise on compliance, processes, and procedures, and to ensure appropriate training in the areas of Earned Value, EAC development, Baseline schedules, and cost and schedule risk


The Analyst will be responsible to ensure adequacy of processes through review & update, monitoring process metrics, and interpretation of NGMS System Description policy. This position is located in Aurora, CO.

This is a fast paced high energy environment that requires a self-motivated employee to join the team. The qualified applicant will be the serve as a member of Northrop Grumman's New Moon business management team. This is a multi-CLIN development program with a large contract award pending.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monthly financial reporting

  • EVMS with MPM reporting to satisfy customer CDRLs

  • Invoicing and cash tracking on CPAF/IF, FFP, CPFF CLINs

  • SAP and BW reporting

  • Perform analyses and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.

  • Prepare budgets for contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.

  • Prepare 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.

  • Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.

  • IWO support and administration

  • Set up cost control system, monitor and control costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.

  • Perform program financial analyses and provides both external and internal reporting for Sector programs.

  • Interface with program and functional management to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements.

  • Participate in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peers.

  • Create and provide risk and opportunities assessment to program management teams

  • Validate actual cost and performs independent EAC analysis

  • Perform analytical research utilizing the SAP accounting system to validate cost reporting and funding requirements.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field with 10 years of related experience OR a Masters degree with 8 years of related experience. An additional 4 years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.

  • Must have previous experience doing cost analysis and preparing financial reports

  • Experience setting up cost control system/budget

  • Advanced MS Excel skills

  • Current, active TS/SCI level security clearance. US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of EVMS and Government CDRL reporting

  • monitoring costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system

  • Must have experience in SAP contract set-up coordination.

  • Intermediate, to advanced-level of understanding of the following systems or software: Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) (or similar project management software), wInsight, SAP, and Business Warehouse (BW).

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