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Northrop Grumman Staff Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst in Melbourne, Florida

Job Description:

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Staff Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Melbourne, Florida or able to work in another Northrop Grumman approved site (Redondo CA, Oklahoma City, OK or Palmdale CA).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide financial support and analysis to the MAS Cost Management Functional Homeroom.

  • Provide support and training to Integrated Product Teams and Cost Management Managers.

  • Prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations.

  • Support audits and reviews requested by programs, customers, and company management.

  • Maintain and update cost control systems (e.g. SAP and MPM &/or COBRA).

Essential Functions:

  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization.

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills, with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to multitask within a dynamic and fast-paced environment with task flexibility and sensitivity to customer's needs.

  • Self-starter and ability to work under very general supervision while completing numerous assignments per schedule and elevating potential issues to ensure proper management focus.

  • Ability to understand and communicate unique problems and recommend potential business/process solutions

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. This dynamic and complex environment requires a candidate to possess self-initiative, strong analytical skills and steady leadership characteristics.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university and 15+ years of combined experience in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Program Cost Analysis or Program Scheduling experience OR

  • Master's Degree from an accredited university and 13+ years of combined experience in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Program Cost Analysis or Program Scheduling experience

  • Strong PC skills, specifically high level Excel skills (including: the ability to insert pivot tables, Vlookup, conditional formatting, etc.).

  • Strong knowledge in Cost management, Pricing, Budgeting, Forecasting, Earned Value, or Financial Analysis experience.

  • Must be ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to collaborate with multiple organizations and Senior Leadership.

  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines.

  • Prior exposure to financial forecasting, contract geometries, margin analysis, and booking rates.

  • Ability to interface with senior leadership, and present content in front of audiences.

  • Strong hands-on knowledge of EVMS policies and procedures

  • Prior experience working for a defense contractor, military, or production operations environment. Experience in Cost Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis and Earned Value Management. Familiarity with trend analysis and report preparation. In addition, they must also possess an intermediate-to-advanced level of understanding of the following systems or software: Accounting software such as SAP, Analysis edition for OLAP (AEFO), Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, and Word), Tableau; Earned Value Management software such as MPM or COBRA &/or wInsight/PM Compass.

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