Manager Budgeting 1 Northridge, 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman's Defense Sector, Advanced Weapons Business Unit, is looking for a Rates & Budgets Manager - to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will lead Business Manager for rates and budgets, capital, overhead, and other indirect cost management, reporting directly to the Business Unit Business Management Director. This position is located in Northridge, CA or Full Time Telework and will offer a hybrid work schedule, 3-4 days per week will be onsite in office, along with a 9/80 or 4/10 work schedule.

  • Collaboration with Directors and Program Managers.

  • Provide direct management for a team of Finance and Budget Analysts.

  • Coordinate financial analyses and preparation of reports to ensure activities are within negotiated and agreed-upon cost and schedule parameters and cost control guidelines.

  • Compilation and review of budgets for organizational units using actual performance, previous budget figures, estimated revenue, expense reports, and other data sources to control funds and provide for proper financial administration.

  • Develop and support business strategy and forecasting, through internal or external deliverables such as the Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP) and the Annual Operating Plan (AOP).

  • Lead and support multiple internal and external audits

  • Interface with customer counterparts (DCMA, DCAA) for compliance and rate submittals.

  • Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports and maintain control of accounts and records in such areas as disbursements, expenses, tax payments, and income.

  • Interpret federal and state and international regulations as they apply to products, financial processes, and other processes, practices and procedures; implement policies and procedures to ensure that these are in compliance with the appropriate statutes and regulations and that regulatory reporting requirements are met.

  • Investigate and resolve compliance problems, questions, or complaints received from other units of the company, customers, government regulatory agencies, etc.

  • Audit and evaluate current policies, procedures, and documentation for compliance with government laws and regulations.

The successful candidate must have the ability to promote the professional development of the business management workforce, fostering a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around ethics and integrity, employee engagement, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.

The candidate will maintain the highest level of commitment to quality, compliance and internal controls in adherence to company values and ethics.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline with 10 years of related experience - OR - MBA with 8 years of related experience.

  • Prior leadership experience (team, people, project, program, etc.)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

  • Proficient in Cost Point ERP

  • Proficient knowledge of government program budgeting and forecasting, as well as Annual Operating Plan development

  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of functional management experience

  • 2+ years of rates and budgets experience

  • 1+ years of accounting experience

  • Experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and management

  • Experience with Cognos TM1 Financial Forecasting System

  • Experience with Cost Point ERP Solutions

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance

  • Understanding of Government Cost Accounting Standards

Salary Range: $101,800 - $152,800

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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