Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Principal Financial Analyst in Chandler, Arizona

Principal Financial Analyst

Locations:Chandler, AZ

Categories: Finance

Job Description

Job ID:MO20180509-47400

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.

Northrup Grumman is currently seeking an experienced Principal Finance Analyst to join our Finance team in our Chandler, AZ office.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

This position is responsible to work independently on various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting, and analysis. 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. Ensures compliance with internal procedures and DAR.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.

Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of (9)nine years of related experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of program tracking in an earned value environment (preferably maintaining a program with CPR requirements).

  • This position requires a working knowledge of Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Program Control Software (MPM, Cobra, etc).

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

  • Ideal candidate would have BS/BA in Finance or Accounting, six years of experience in earned value management, advance Excel skills, and prior use of Costpoint, Cognos, Program Control Software (MPM, Cobra, etc), and experience maintaining a program with CPR requirements.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is required.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:8-10 Years