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Financial Analyst

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: October 10, 2019

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 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 Systems designs, 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.

We are currently seeking an experienced Analyst for our GMD Program Finance team in our Launch Vehicles (Chandler) office.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Program Finance Analyst is responsible to be a key player in:

Support the preparation and coordination of financial forecasting and reporting, Annual Operating Plan and Long-Range Strategic Plan.

Work cooperatively with the Project Management Office staff providing financial analysis

Consolidation, coordination and preparation of monthly Program forecasting of Sales, Operating Margin, Awards, and Cash

Responsible for ensuring adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding

Ensuring that all FP&A reports and analysis are accurate, complete and submitted on time

Perform Earned Value Metric (EVM) tasks including: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development, budget baseline, cost risk analysis/ assessment and visibility reports, development and analysis of estimates to complete.

Ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to work in a team environment and have the agile perspective or compliance protocol mandated by regulatory industry

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in a Business or Finance related field with 3+ years of professional experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields OR Master's Degree from an accredited institution with 4+ year professional experience as described above

Proficiency in MS Office Suite - specifically high level Excel skills (including: the ability to insert pivot tables, VLOOKUP, and conditional formatting, etc.)

Demonstrated leadership, critical thinking and, innovative behaviors in past projects, roles, or experiences

Willingness and ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time

Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance. US citizenship is a prerequisite

Must be able to communicate financial/program information efficiently within a matrix organization

Strong analysis and critical thinking skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong leadership skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a challenging environment

Strong Computer skills with advanced expertise in Excel and data mining and manipulation

Professional experience in a regulated industry: Aerospace & Defense

Work experience in a DOD contracting environment

Experience with IBM Cognos TM1 or other multidimensional software solutions

Experience with IBM TM1 Perspectives for Excel

Awareness of A-606 Revenue Recognition Requirements

Broad understanding of Accounting and Finance

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

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Gilbert , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Gilbert, Arizona

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