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Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 2:55 PM

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Financial/Cost Control Analyst 4 to support the CRAM OCO Line of programs within the SHORAD Operating Unit, Business Management organization. This position is located in Huntsville, AL.

The Financial/Cost Control Analyst will interact with various operating unit, business area, and division staff to solve reporting issues and meet reporting requirements, and is responsible for the following Program Cost/reporting activities:

  • Selected candidate will be a senior PCA for the SHORAD Integration Department in the SHORAD Operating Unit with a focus on all OCO related programs
  • Candidate must be fully versed in the operation of all EVMS processes/procedures and generate program baseline and contract performance report data.

Other roles and responsibilities may include and are not limited to the following:

  • Set up cost control system, monitors and controls 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.
  • Prepare budgets for contract work and perform or assist in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis
  • Prepare program plans to ensure program requirements and statement of work are captured and scheduled
  • Responsible for ensuring 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.
  • Perform program financial analyses and provides both external and internal reporting(s).
  • Interface with program and functional management to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements.
  • Create and provide the following to program management teams:
    • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
    • Program base-linings
    • Risk and opportunities assessment
    • Visibility reports
    • Performance measurement (Earned Value Management-EVM)
    • Variance analyses
    • Estimates To Complete (ETC) and Estimates At Completion (EAC).
  • Assists in preparing for internal and external audits
  • Assists in preparing proposals and preparation for cost negotiations
  • Establishing a budget/EAC, analyzing capital expenditures and preparing reports for programs
  • Prepare and process Intercompany Work Orders (IWO) using the web based system for requestor or performer, modifications, and closeout
  • Prepare work authorizations
  • Prepares and updates ETC, Baselines, Task Description and Basis of Estimate (TD/BOE), and establishes Performance Measurement reporting/customer reporting requirements
  • Establish and analyze resource (manpower) plans for multiple projects and cost centers within an IPT
  • Recognize and identify potential issues (e.g., color of money, employee related issues, GFE vs. Capital, procurement issues) and can locate source information
  • Creates “what-if” scenarios and supports work-around plans
  • Evaluates assigned work packages for inconsistencies and trends
  • Support the month end close, monthly forecast and annual operating plan. Month end close activities include analysis of balance sheet, cash flow and preparation of journal entries.
  • Responsibilities will also include support to Business Area and Division Management ad hoc requests and special projects.

The ideal candidate will be a proven team leader with strong communication skills.


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