EVMS Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst/Princ Pgm Cost & Schedule AnalystNorthridge, CA

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS) sector is seeking a Program Cost and Schedule Control Analy st (Level 2)/ Principal Program Cost and Schedule Control Analyst (Level 3) to support the SiAW program within our Business Management organization. The position is located Northridge, CA. Relocation is also available.

The qualified candidate will be required to work in a team environment and under a general level of guidance and direction. Will be required to assist or provide direct support to the Program Management Office (PMO) and Control Account Managers (CAMs) on the planning, implementation, and monitoring of Agile Earned Value Management Systems processes. Will analyze data, generate financial reports, anticipate/resolve problems, report on the financial status of a program, and make recommendations to the program management office, customer, and internal senior leadership. The candidate will be the interface between program finance and the program office for financial analysis issues, concerns and project financial status, and will provide day to day support of assigned programs, contracts and subcontract financial matters. Selected candidate will be responsible for the preparation and submittal of both internal and customer reports including EVMS metrics, variance drivers, monthly program forecasts, reviews, Estimate at Complete (EAC), Estimate To Complete (ETC), and internal Sales, Operating Margin (OM), Cash, and backlog forecasts.

Roles and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists with the development and maintenance of an Agile Earned Value Management (EVM) baseline that interfaces with an MS Project resource-loaded schedule

  • Works with Program Management, IPTs, CAMs, and functional business analysts to perform detailed cost/schedule planning, earned value variance analysis, identification of cost/schedule problems, and developing corrective action plans.

  • Timely and accurate Estimate at Completion development, analysis, and reporting

  • Financial reporting to include creating of AOP and IF financial forecasts, cash flow and material forecasts, and invoiced/unbilled analysis.

  • Performs financial analyses such as funding profiles, Sales & OM outlook, and variance analysis

  • Interface with program and functional management to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements.

  • Assists in preparing for internal and external audits and/or compliance reviews

Basic Qualifications Program Cost, Schedule & Control Analyst (Level 2):

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider one of following:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 7 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 1 year of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Strong working knowledge of Earned Value Management principles and EVMS software (Deltek Cobra/MPM)

  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS, and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulations

  • Defense Industry Experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with general direction

  • Must be able to work on-site in Northridge, CA

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior program cost control experience

  • 1+ years' experience with Earned Value Management and/or EVMS Software

  • Experience with Deltek Cobra/MPM

  • Prior financial analysis and/or reporting experience

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and analyze data, and strong critical thinking skills

  • Experience with Agile

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

Basic Qualifications: Principal Program Cost, Schedule & Control Analyst (Level 3):

  • This position emphasizes skills and experience. Will consider one of following:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 6 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of business, finance, and/or program control experience

  • Strong working knowledge of Earned Value Management principles and EVMS software (Deltek Cobra/MPM)

  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARS, and other U.S. Federal Government contracting regulations

  • Defense Industry Experience

  • Strong computer skills with high-level Excel skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal direction

  • Must be able to work on-site in Northridge, CA

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain an Active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior program cost control experience

  • 2+ years' experience with Earned Value Management and/or EVMS Software

  • Experience with Deltek Cobra/MPM

  • Prior financial analysis and/or reporting experience

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and analyze data, and strong critical thinking skills

  • Experience with Agile

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

Salary Range: $72,100 - $108,100

Salary Range 2: $88,700 - $133,100

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.

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