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Northrop Grumman Associate Program Cost Schedule Control Analyst - Finance in Elkton, Maryland

Business Management


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 Weapons Systems is currently seeking an Associate Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst - Financial for our Elkton, Maryland location.

The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY, Palm Beach Gardens, FL and San Jose, CA.

Job Summary:

As a Program Cost Scheduling Control Analyst you will be responsible for supporting our strategic and space related business programs. This position will work very closely with Northrop Grumman program management, operational leaders, and internal and external customers.

You will be responsible for, but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Working with the program team to integrate project cost with scheduled activity.

  • Setting up cost control systems, monitoring and controlling costs and schedules on contracts requiring a validated cost schedule control system.

  • Preparing budgets for contract work and performing and/or assisting in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.

  • Performing analyses and preparing reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines, and communicating recommendations to management in a clear, organized summary.

  • 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.

  • Incorporating contractual changes into control systems by staying aware of outstanding work against each contract in order to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines.

  • Assisting in planning and forecasting program financial performance. Preparing future strategic plans.

  • Providing monthly / quarterly reporting and analysis to support business processes.

Job Category : Business Management