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Principal Financial Analyst

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 7, 2022

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.

Description
SP Launch and Missile Defense Systems (LMDS) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

LMDS has an opening for a Principal Financial Analyst to join the Rates and Budgets team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chandler, Arizona.

Primarily responsibilities include:

  • Interface with efficiency "champions" in all functional areas across the business in developing strong Executive Summaries and Basis of Estimates (BOEs) to support the calculated savings for each efficiency
  • Collaborate with Finance Efficiency team members to prepare, finalize, and distribute efficiencies for Program review and harvesting (through EACs or FPRP)
  • Track and report quarterly metrics to LV's Executive Leadership team Other responsibilities may include:
    • Coordinate with budget owners to prepare annual FPRP submission
    • Track and analyze monthly variances between actuals and FPRP planned budget
    • Prepare and present monthly status and recommended forecast updates to LV leadership
    • Support the development of common processes and create or maintain existing process documentationA successful candidate should be self-motivated and have strong written and oral communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, and technical skills (e.g. Costpoint, Excel, PowerPoint). Candidate will work in a team environment with LV Operations and Business Management personnel to develop common processes and must be able to interface with various levels of management. Candidate will have the ability to identify problems or gaps in the financial or modeling systems, solve problems in a creative manner, and implement opportunities for improvement

      Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management (or a related field) from an accredited institution with 5+ years of professional experience in accounting, finance or business - OR - a Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management (or a related field).
      • Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Excel
      • Experience successfully managing and producing data with strict deadlines
      • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills Preferred Qualifications:
        • Cognos TM1, Cognos Reports and Costpoint/SAP a plus but not required.
        • Finance experienceAs an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:
          --- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
          --- 401k
          --- Educational Assistance
          --- Life Insurance
          --- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
          --- Paid Time Off
          --- Health & Wellness Resources
          --- Employee Discounts

          This position's standard work schedule is 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.
          To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video:

          Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD

          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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Chandler , Principal Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Chandler, Arizona

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