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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Financial Analyst (Dulles, VA) in Dulles, Virginia

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Financial Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles, VA.

The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting our Civil and Commercial Satellites Business Unit in the financial operations of a Northrop Grumman wholly-owned subsidiary and directly supporting multiple small programs to drive effective program execution relative to cost performance, delivery performance and effective program resource planning. The selected candidate will analyze program performance (historical and predictive), monitor the forecasted completion data, and support recommendations made to the program managers and leads. This position will support and facilitate financial operations which includes business case development, understanding of NPV and IRR, tracking insurance premiums, monitor accounts payable/receivable and forecasting multiple programs within a complex business.

Roles and responsibilities will encompass the following, and vary slightly depending on specific position, program, or business unit to which you are assigned:

  • Experience in business case development and cost modeling

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Strategic thinker with excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to create crisp and precise presentations and present to upper management a clear message.

  • Developing and executing a Program Management Baseline that aligns with the programmatic budgets and key contractual milestones

  • Facilitate and conduct EVM compliance reviews with DCMA and other government oversight agencies (Internal Baseline Reviews/Joint Surveillance Reviews), as well as other related audits such as; accounting audits, cost voucher audits, and periodic in-house audits

  • Interfacing with program finance and program office for monthly Sales and Profit forecasts, issues, concerns, and status on all in-house programs

  • Tracking spending to ensure adequate funding is maintained, financial metric development, & analysis and reporting in support of monthly program reviews

  • Timely and accurate Estimate at Completion development, analysis, and reporting

  • Direct involvement in streamlining of processes, tools, and best practices.

Candidates must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal skills, and have an agile perspective or compliance protocol mandated by regulated industry. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS REQUISITION.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 9 years of experience in accounting, budgeting, finance accounting, or business management

  • Knowledge of income statements, balance sheets and/or cash flow statements

  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management principles

  • Knowledge of Deltek Cobra (or similar EVM tools such as MPM and MS Project

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Experience with Business Case Modeling/Evaluation Modeling/Market Modeling

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.

Job Category : Business Management