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Financial Analyst 2/3- Sterling VA with Security Clearance

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyondNorthrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universeWith us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you startOur space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the futureExplore your future and launch your career todayNorthrop Grumman is seeking a Financial Analyst (Level 2) or Principal Financial Analyst (Level 3) to join our team of qualified, diverse individualsThis position is located in Sterling, VAThis position may be staffed as a Hybrid role (require being on-site at least three days a week) This position offers the 9/80 scheduleWhat You'll Get to Do
The Financial Analyst (FA) will interface with the program managers, cost account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirementsEssential Functions:
* Assist in management of program financials, including: financial and cost forecasting, funding profiles, reporting and variance analysis
* Setting up cost control accounts and incorporate changes into the cost management system to maintain cost and schedule baselines
* Possess the ability to prepare and provide weekly/monthly analytical reports to support cost variance/trend analysis
* Assist in preparing monthly Earned Value metrics for internal/external meetings--- Develop and review estimates at Complete (EACs)
* Assisting in preparing for internal and external audits
* Develop and maintain program artifacts and documentation--- Setting up, prepare and follow up with all required financial reports
* Effectively communicating with leadership regarding financial status, metrics and deliverables.
* Support the development of presentations for, and occasionally brief to, Business Unit/Division/Sector leadership--- Participating in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peersAs a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
* Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
* 401k
* Educational Assistance
* Life Insurance
* Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
* Paid Time Off
* Health & Wellness Resources
* Employee DiscountsThis position's standard work schedule is a 9/80The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday offBasic Qualifications (for Level 2):--- Bachelor's degree with 3 years of experience in cost planning, business, finance, budgeting and/or similar industry related fields or a Master's degree with 1+ years of experience in cost planning, business, finance, budgeting and/or similar industry related fields Basic Qualifications (for Level 3):--- Bachelor's degree with 6 years of experience in cost planning, business, finance, budgeting and/or similar industry related fields or a Master's degree with 4 years of experience in cost planning, business, finance, budgeting and/or similar industry related fieldsBasic Qualifications for BOTH levels:
* Experience with MS Office including Excel (with Macros, Pivot tables and VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint
* Ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI security clearanceUS Citizenship is a prerequisite.Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience with CostPoint
* Experience successfully supporting a monthly reporting & financial rhythm
* Dynamic self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to function independently
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills; ability to make recommendations and provide guidance to effectively drive projects to completion
* Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple activities concurrently, able to quickly adapt to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid changes
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to use them in informing and presenting to all levels of managementSalary 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 conditionsEmployees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base payAnnual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company resultsEmployees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term IncentivesIn 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 dateHowever, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidatesNorthrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceWe 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 classFor our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.SCitizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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