Budget Analyst 4Mclean, VA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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 is seeking a Budget Analyst 4 to join our team of talented, diverse individuals. This position will support our Space Sector HQ organization with a preferred location in McLean, VA . May consider one of the following major space locations: Baltimore MD; Redondo Beach CA; Chandler AZ; and, Roy UT.

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

  • Preparing annual budgets and assessing risks and opportunities.

  • Developing and maintaining financial models to assist with rate and budget management.

  • Analyzing trends and reviewing Actuals to Budgets monthly with budget owners; updating forecasts as needed.

  • Preparing comparative evaluation of actual costs against budgeted funds and determining rationale for variances between costs and budgets.

  • Assisting with preparation of monthly and quarterly budget reporting, executive summaries, variance analysis, and presentations for management.

  • Inputting budget forecasts into budgeting tool.

  • Packaging the Space HQ FPRP

  • Monitoring and reporting on Fringe, Insurance, Comp Related, State Tax

  • DCAA/MA Liaison

  • Supporting regular ad hoc requests for detailed and what-if analysis.

  • Submitting correction entries as needed.

  • Setting up IWOs and project codes as needed.

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of budget analysis/business management/finance related professional experience - OR - a Master's degree with 8+ years of budget analysis/business management/finance related professional experience.

  • Experience in conducting financial analysis in an operations environment and/or business management.

  • Experience with MS Office products (specifically Excel).

  • Experience with FAR Cost Principles and/or CAS.

  • Experience with financial forecasting and reporting.

  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working in a fast-paced, cross functional environment with keen attention to detail.

  • Working understanding of program elements-of-cost, labor, material, subcontracts, etc.

  • Working understanding of indirect pools and allocations.

  • Experience delivering analysis and presentations to management/executive leadership.

  • Experience using CostPoint and Cognos TM1.

Salary Range: $86,300 - $150,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. 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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.