Northrop Grumman Senior Program Cost Control Analyst in Linthicum, Maryland
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst 4 to support the Advanced Capabilities Business Unit, Business Management organization. This is a lead financial analyst position within the Secure Processing Operating Unit mainly supporting one large program. This position is located in Linthicum, MD.
The Program Control Analyst will interact with various operating unit, business area, and division staff to solve reporting issues and meet reporting requirements, and is responsible for the following accounting, reporting, Earned Value and proposal activities:
Set up/ maintain the cost control system, monitor and control costs and schedules on the contract requiring validated cost schedule control system
Selected candidate will be responsible for preparation, consolidation and analysis of business area's balance sheet, cash flow, and capital.
Candidate will also support the month end close, monthly forecast and annual operating plan. Month end close activities include analysis of balance sheet, cash flow and preparation of journal entries.
Team with Program Scheduling for integrated execution plans and holding the program team to a set cadence relative to command Media & CTM F300 compliance.
Responsibilities will also include support to Business Area and Division Management ad hoc requests and special projects.
Other roles and responsibilities may include and are not limited to the following:
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 perform or assist 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
Responsible for 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.
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.
Perform program financial analyses and provides both external and internal reporting(s).
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 the following to program management teams:
Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
Risk and opportunities assessment
Performance measurement (Earned Value Management-EVM)
Estimates To Complete (ETC) and Estimates At Completion (EAC).
Assists in preparing for internal and external audits
Establishing a budget/EAC, analyzing capital expenditures and preparing reports for programs
Prepare work authorizations
Be fully versed in the operation of all EVMS processes/procedures and generate baseline and IPMR data for a complex program.
Utilize organization process assets for configuration control and change request (CR) processes
Prepares and updates ETC, Baselines, Task Description and Basis of Estimate (TD/BOE), and establishes Performance Measurement reporting/customer reporting requirements
Establish and analyze resource (manpower) plans for multiple projects and cost centers within an IPT
Recognize and identify potential issues (e.g., color of money, employee related issues, GFE vs. Capital, procurement issues) and can locate source information
Creates "what-if" scenarios and supports work-around plans
Evaluates assigned work packages for inconsistencies and trends
The ideal candidate will be a proven team leader with strong communication skills.
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS NOT OFFERED WITH THIS REQUISITION.
Job Category : Business Management