Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Sr. Financial Analyst in Chandler, Arizona

Sr. Financial Analyst

Locations:Chandler, AZ

Categories: Finance

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Job ID:SC20181307-46561

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Finance and Technical Accounting Finance team in our Chandler, AZ office.

Role Description & Responsibilities: This position is responsible for various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting, and analysis in a professional team environment. Reviews financial data received from both managers and the accounting systems for accuracy and indications of cost spending trends. Maintains and presents documented financial information to various levels of management. The Analyst ensures compliance with internal procedures and DFAR/FAR government regulations. Participates in audits and interfaces with government auditors to ensure an understanding of financial data, methodology, and applicability under appropriate government regulations exists. The Analyst must also be able to successfully engage in individual and team settings to drive for results.

Earned Value Management, with Cost Performance Reporting a must.

Education & Experience Requirements:

A Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is required and 5+ years of related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience) or a Master’s Degree and 3+ years of related experience. The position may be filled one level lower with minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience).

Experience Requirements:

  • This position requires previous experience with financial functions, such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting and analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience of building, understanding and documenting financial processes and procedures,

  • This position requires a working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Enterprise Accounting Systems (Cobra, SAP, etc)

  • Demonstrated advanced critical thinking and analytical skills

  • To effectively contribute to the organization, this position must be able to communicate financial/program information efficiently within a matrix organization

Experience Preferred:

  • Earned Value Management, with Cost Performance Reporting.

  • Aerospace or DOD industry experience

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Experience with Costpoint, Cognos and Program Control Software (MPM, Cobra, etc.)

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:5-8 Years

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Finance

Group:Flight