Business Management Analyst/Principal Business Management Analyst
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.
*This position may be filled at a level 2 or level 3.
The Space and Surveillance and Environmental Intelligence Operating Unit (SSEIOU) business management team is seeking a Business Management Analyst 2 or 3 to represent the program to internal & external management and leadership focal points. This will include various customers, teammates, and NG entities to meet financial & earned value reporting requirements while remaining consistent with organizational objectives. This position may be located in Aurora, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, or Bellevue NE.
The Business Management Analyst 2 or 3 will interact with various operating units, business areas, and division staff to solve reporting program issues and meet reporting requirements. In addition, the Analyst will interface with program managers, functional management, control account managers (CAMs) and business managers to provide financial support and analysis.
Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Execute Earned Value Management (EVM)
- Set up cost control system, monitor and control costs and schedules on contracts requiring validated cost schedule control system.
- Perform analyses and prepare reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines.
- Assist with/prepare budgets and schedules for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.
- Assist with/prepare program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled.
- Assist with/prepare schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks.
- Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government.
- Incorporate contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
- Assist with/prepare monthly and quarterly Estimates at Complete (EACs).
- Set up, prepare and follow up with all required financial reports.
- Effectively communicate with leadership and customers regarding financial status, metrics and deliverables.
- Participate in knowledge transfer and best practices sharing with peers.
- Assist in preparing for internal and external audits.
- Assist with/establish a budget/EAC, analyze capital expenditures and prepare reports for programs.
- Assist with/prepare and update ETC, Baselines, Task Description and Basis of Estimate (TD/BOE), and establish Performance Measurement reporting/customer reporting requirements.
- Adhere to policies and procedures.
Basic Qualifications for a level 2:
- Bachelor’s degree in a Business/Finance, Global Supply Chain, Program Management or related discipline and 3 years of related professional experience – OR – a Master’s degree with 1 year of related professional experience.
Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:
- Bachelor’s degree in a Business/Finance, Global Supply Chain, Program Management or related discipline and 6 years of related professional experience – OR – a Master’s degree with 4 years of related professional experience.
Basic Qualifications for both levels:
- Experience in cost management, finance management, and/or pricing & estimating.
- Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines.
- Experience with financial analysis and/or cost analysis reporting.
- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel knowledge.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced, proposal environment.
- Experience with SAP, MPM, wInsight, and/or Cobra.
- Experience in DoD setting with understanding of government Cost Accounting Standards, FAR, & DFARs.
- Experience in Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and customer reporting.
- Experience with balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow.
- Experience with program planning/scheduling.
- Experience preparing and presenting financial analysis.
- Experience with Microsoft Project.
- Experience with GAAP, as well as Government Financial accounting practices.
- Proven analytical ability.