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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is currently seeking a Sr. Program Cost & Schedule Control Analyst, who will be located at the El Segundo, California location. The F/A-18 Program is a fast paced, dynamic, and complex environment that requires a candidate to possess self-initiative, strong analytical skills and steady leadership characteristics.
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This Sr. Program Cost & Schedule Control Analyst position will be the lead interface with the program managers, functional management, and cost account managers (CAMs) to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements on the F/A-18 program. This individual will have an excellent understanding of Earned Value and Earned Value concepts. Earned Value Metric (EVM) tasks include: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development, budget baseline, cost risk analysis/assessment and visibility reports, preparation of cost report and preparation and/or review of performance measurement variance analysis, development and analysis of estimates to complete. Ensures that contractual changes are incorporated into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines. Reviews and approves changes to performance measurement baseline as required.
Additional responsibilities will include fact-finding and negotiation support.
Performs analysis and prepares reports
in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control
guidelines. Responsible for supporting the preparation and coordination of financial forecasting and reporting. Prepares financial inputs to internal reports and presentations. Maintains accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government. This individual will also support audits and reviews requested by programs, customers, and company management. Working knowledge of Microframe Program Manager (MPM), SAP, and wlnsight systems is highly desirable.
Additional responsibilities will include: Performs analysis and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines. The candidate will also be responsible for supporting the preparation and coordination of financial forecasting and reporting. Perform cost assessments to identify and mitigate program risks. Candidate incorporates contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract/task in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.
Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Mathematics and have a minimum of 10 years of experience in Cost, Pricing, Budgeting, Forecasting and Financial data related to Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
Background working with the ANSI/EIA-748 32 Criteria.
Prior experience working for a defense contractor, military, or production operations environment.
Experience in cost accounting, financial analysis and Earned Value Management.
Familiarity with trend analysis and report preparation.
In addition, they must also possess an intermediate-to-advanced level of understanding of the following systems or software: Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) (or similar project management software), wInsight, SAP, Business Warehouse (BW), and Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, and Word).
Advanced excel (visual basic, macros) is a plus.
Able to function in a dynamic fast paced organization and communicate effectively in a team environment.This includes communication with all levels of internal staff and management
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