Internal AuditRedondo Beach, CA

Requisition ID: R10161541

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Redondo Beach, California, United States of America | Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America | Falls Church, Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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’s Internal Audit department is seeking a qualified individuals to join our diverse audit staff. This role will report to the Manager of Internal Audit.

This position will be located in El Segundo, CA, Baltimore, MD, or Falls Church, VA.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • When required, travelling to domestic, international, major program, and/or subsidiary company locations to perform audits of Northrop Grumman programs with other Internal Audit teammates.

  • Performing audit procedures to review program related business functions such as:

  • Program planning, scheduling, and control, in both fully compliant and tailored Earned Value Management (EVM) implementations to include Estimate at Complete (EAC) review, maintenance, and reporting (internally and externally).

  • Substantiation of financial EAC update, reporting and recording with substantiation and reserves assessment, when required.

  • Supplier management including supplier performance reporting and management and contract requirements flowdown.

  • Financial recording and reporting of financial keyline metrics (Awards, Sales, Margin, and Cash).

  • Risk and Opportunity Management process and incorporation into Financial EACs.

  • Management reporting of program data both internally and externally

  • Technical management of Technical Performance Measures (TPMs), Key Performance Parameters (KPPs), and other technical metrics such as Quality Management, Configuration and Data Management.

  • Ensuring proper recording of transactions and compliance with applicable company policies/procedures, related contracts/agreements, and applicable laws.

  • The above functions are audited by performing the following activities:

  • Analyzing functional and financial data either provided by programs under audit or by retrieving from various systems and repositories to validate performance against company/divisions/ subsidiaries objectives goals and reported results, compliance to policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements.

  • Interviewing and discussing application or processes and execution of controls with responsible personnel.

  • Documenting work performed to fieldwork procedures with audit workpapers and issue sheets, when required.

  • Incorporating data analytics to identify issues, automate work, improve efficiency and effectiveness and identify risk areas.

  • Preparing presentations covering the various phases of the audit cycle and presenting those materials to personnel from programs under review, Sector staff and management, and Internal management.

  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with auditees and affected management.

  • Assisting with the development and execution of audits topically adjacent to Program Reviews using a risk-based audit approach, including assessment of controls when ongoing risk assessments identify a potential area of risk requiring investigation.

  • Experience in performing multiple projects concurrently and leading a highly engaged team.

This position may be filled at a higher level based on the requirements below.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

Basic Qualifications Level 3 (principal):

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Quality, or related field with 6 years of relevant work experience; OR a Master's degree in said disciplines with 4 years of relevant work experience.

  • 4 or more years in analytical roles within Business Management including cost management, schedule management, pricing/estimating, and finance.

  • Working experience with a fully compliant and/or tailored Earned Value Management System (EVMS) implementation in a financial, cost, or schedule analyst role.

  • Working knowledge of business reporting, management, and analytical tools (e.g. SAP-

  • S4 HANA, CostPoint, MS Office, Deltek Cobra, Microsoft Project or Oracle Primavera) to interrogate data from ERP and Program Management systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret a wide variety of data/information to identify trends, positive and negative correlations, form valid conclusions and present data to best highlight relevant points.

  • Ability to work from Redondo Beach, CA, Baltimore, MD, or Falls Church, VA offices.

  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) in order to be considered

  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, a DOD Top Secret level security clearance as a condition of continued employment

  • Ability to travel up 50% of the time for up to 1 week at a time, potentially for consecutive weeks.

Basic Qualifications Level 4 (sr principal)

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Quality, or related field with 8 years of relevant work experience; OR a Master's degree in said disciplines with 6 years of relevant work experience.

  • 6 or more years in analytical roles within Business Management including cost management, schedule management, pricing/estimating, and finance.

  • Demonstrated, proven experience with a fully compliant and tailored Earned Value Management System (EVMS) implementation in a financial, cost, or schedule analyst role.

  • Demonstrated, proven knowledge of business reporting, management, and analytical tools (e.g. SAP-S4 HANA, CostPoint, MS Office, Deltek Cobra, Microsoft Project or Oracle Primavera) to interrogate data from ERP and Program Management systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret a wide variety of data/information to identify trends, positive and negative correlations, form valid conclusions and present data to best highlight relevant points.

  • Ability to work from Redondo Beach, CA, Baltimore, MD, or Falls Church, VA offices.

  • Candidates must have a current DOD Secret level security clearance (or higher) in order to be considered

  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, a DOD Top Secret level security clearance as a condition of continued employment

  • Ability to travel up 50% of the time for up to 1 week at a time, potentially for consecutive weeks.

Preferred Qualifications for both Principal and Sr. Principal levels:

  • Demonstrated 2 or more years of experience on execution of a program with fully compliant EVMS contractual requirements in a control account manager (CAM) role.

  • Experience across multiple business management disciplines such as cost management, schedule management, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), Rates and Budgets, Pricing and Cost Estimating, Contracts Administration, etc.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in: Deltek COBRA or similar project management software, SAP-S4 HANA, Microsoft Project / Project Server, and/or Oracle Primavera applications.

  • Active US Government Top Secret or Top Secret SCI and ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Programs clearances.

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or other similar certification.

  • Experience with internal assurance functions such as EVM monitors with ownership of surveillance activities starting with surveillance plan development through internal corrective action request (ICAR) remediation.

  • Experience working with DCAA and DCMA (including reporting and successful remediation of CARS).

Salary Range: $84,600 - $133,100

Salary Range 2: $104,900 - $164,900

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.