Northrop Grumman Financial Analyst in Northridge, California

Financial Analyst

Locations:Northridge, CA

Categories: Finance

Job Description

Job ID:TAH20182811-49048

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systemsis seeking aFinancial Analystfor ourNorthridge, CAlocation.

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systemsdesigns, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

TheFinancial Planning and Analysisgroup is seeking aFinancial Analystto perform detailed analysis of financial reports for internal senior leadership. The candidate will be required to work in a team environment as well as independently to analyze data, generate financial reports, resolve problems, and provide analysis in a time sensitive environment.

Job Summary

  • Provide Finance support to all discretionary expenditures including Bid & Proposal, Internal Research and Development, and Selling.

  • Develop monthly cost forecasts based on historical actuals, program status and management plans.

  • Provide weekly/monthly cost analysis and reporting to the program managers & business development teams.

  • Analyze actual cost details to ensure proper charging.

  • Interface and coordinate project status from a variety of professional functions: Business Development, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, etc., and with various levels within the organization.

  • Prepare and post monthly, year-end and ad hoc journal entries.

  • Investigate deviations from plan and unusual results.

  • Support the preparation of monthly operational review packages.

  • Provide support for the Quarterly and annual external filing requirements.

  • Perform special finance/accounting projects as required.

Minimum Qualifications/Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Minimum 2 years' related experience within an aerospace or manufacturing environment.

  • Strong working knowledge of accounting, financial and business concepts.

  • Must possess advanced Excel skills.

  • Detailed oriented and the ability to provide timely and accurate resolutions.

  • Self-starter; motivated to make improvements, and ability to achieve results with little guidance.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

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 visitwww.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:1-3 Years

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Finance

Group:Defense