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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr Principal Business Management Analyst - Top Secret Required in Linthicum, Maryland

*This position may be filled at a level 3 or level 4.

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The Mission Exploitation Systems Operation Unit (MEXOU) business management team is seeking a Business Management Analyst 3 or 4 to represent the program to internal & external management and leadership focal points. This will include various customers, teammates, and NG entities to meet financial & earned value reporting requirements while remaining consistent with organizational objectives. This position may be located in Linthicum, MD; Dulles, VA; Redondo Beach, CA or Aurora, CO.

The Business Management Analyst 3 or 4 will interact with various operating units, business areas, and division staff to solve reporting program issues and meet reporting requirements. In addition, the Analyst will interface with program managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis.

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

  • Execute Earned Value Management (EVM)

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

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

  • Assist with/prepare budgets and schedules for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.

  • Assist with/prepare program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled.

  • Assist with/prepare 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.

  • Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.

  • Assist with/prepare monthly and quarterly Estimates at Complete (EACs).

  • Set up, prepare and follow up with all required financial reports.

  • Effectively communicate with leadership and customers regarding financial status, metrics and deliverables.

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

  • Assist in preparing for internal and external audits.

  • Assist with/establish a budget/EAC, analyze capital expenditures and prepare reports for programs.

  • Assist with/prepare and update ETC, Baselines, Task Description and Basis of Estimate (TD/BOE), and establish Performance Measurement reporting/customer reporting requirements.

  • Adhere to policies and procedures.


*This role may be filled as a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

Bachelor's degree in a Business/Finance, Global Supply Chain, Program Management or related discipline and 5 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 3 years of related professional experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

Bachelor's degree in a Business/Finance, Global Supply Chain, Program Management or related discipline and 9 years of related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 7 years of related professional experience.

Basic Qualifications for both levels:

  • Experience in cost management, finance management, and/or pricing & estimating.

  • Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines.

  • Experience with financial analysis and/or cost analysis reporting.

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel knowledge.

  • Current active DOD Top Secret with SCI eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced, proposal environment.

  • Experience with SAP, MPM, wInsight, and/or Cobra.

  • Experience in DoD setting with understanding of government Cost Accounting Standards, FAR, & DFARs.

  • Experience in Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and customer reporting.

  • Experience with balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow.

  • Experience with program planning/scheduling.

  • Experience preparing and presenting financial analysis.

  • Experience with Microsoft Project.

  • Experience with GAAP, as well as Government Financial accounting practices.

  • Proven analytical ability.

Aurora, CO Pay Range

Minimum for level 3: $79,800 Maximum for level 3: $119,700

Minimum for level 4: $98,952 Maximum for level 4: $148,428

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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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