Northrop Grumman Principal/Senior Principal Program Cost Control Analyst - SECRET Clearance in Linthicum, Maryland
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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is seeking experienced and motivated professionals for the various Principal Program Control Analyst (PCA) roles in Business Management. Positions will be located in one of following Mission Systems Sector Maryland facilities: Annapolis, Annapolis Junction, Linthicum.
Ideal candidates must be able to make sound decisions in a timely manner, display strong interpersonal and leadership skills, and follow compliance protocol. This position will interface with leadership, program managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMs), and business managers to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements.
Roles and responsibilities could encompass the following and vary slightly depending on specific position, program, or business unit to which you are assigned:
Generate program performance measurement baselines (PMB) and implement approved changes
Perform analyses and prepare reports to ensure program contracts are within negotiated, agreed-upon parameters, government cost control guidelines, and accounting guidelines
Perform analyses and prepare program financial reports for internal and external customers relative to program cost incurrence, material tracking, and labor spending
Identify and mitigate program cost and schedule risk
Coordinate and prepare program financial forecasting and reporting, the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), and the Labor Resource Plan
Facilitate, monitor, and forecast program financing mechanisms including Accounts Receivable, Advanced Payments, and Performance Based Payments
Support program audits, reviews, and fact-finding as requested by program customers, audit agencies, and company management
Support program cost estimate development, customer proposals, and negotiation
Perform Earned Value Management (EVM) tasks including developing the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and performance measurement baseline (PMB), monitoring and analyzing the Estimate to Complete (ETC), Estimate at Complete (EAC), significant variances, risk management reserve (MR), and financial reserve (FR), and preparing of internal and external status reports
Prepare and present complex financial analysis to executive level management and external customers
Work cooperatively with the business, functional, and technical staff to address internal and external customer requests Provide guidance on relevant financial policies and procedures
Participant in knowledge transfer activities and best practice sharing to facilitate development of the Business Management workforce
Provide sector wide training on Program Control, Earned Value, and other financial topics to the Business Management community, as needed
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS REQUISITION.
THIS REQUISTION MAY BE FILLED AT A HIGHER LEVEL BASED ON THE QUALIFICATIONS LISTED BELOW.
This position may be filled at the Principal or Senior Principal Level:
Basic Qualifications for a Principal level:
The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with 6 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields OR Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 4 years professional experience as described above. Additional directly related experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal level:
The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with 10 years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields OR Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 8 years professional experience as described above. Additional directly related experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
Basic Qualifications for both levels:
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookups, chart generation, VBA macros, etc.)
Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking, innovative behaviors, and the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment
The willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time
Current, active US Secret security clearance
Preferred Qualifications for both levels:
Professional experience in a regulated industry such as Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, or Telecommunications
An existing understanding of GAAP, US Government Cost Accounting Standards, FAR, and DFARS
Leadership experience on a program, a project, or managing personnel
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Job Category : Business Management