2019 - Assoc Cost Estimating Analyst

Position Duties & Description

  • Become familiar with reading Request for Proposals and standard business practices while being able to deliver a compliant cost proposal.
  • Learn specifics of Direct Costs, Indirect Costs and Price of Labor and Non Labor requirements.
  • Acquire understanding of how to provide guidance to Cost Leads throughout the Cost Development Phase.
  • Learn to identifying disconnects of the estimates entered from the source data.
  • Work with multiple financial systems and databases.
  • Learn how to develop and present data products and analysis to multiple Management levels.
  • Understand cross functional communication within Contract, Finance, Procurement, Program and Technical teams.

Prospect Qualifications: A prospect, regardless of age and hiring source must meet all of the below criteria:
  • Enrolled in or having received an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college/university majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or related degree
  • Possess an overall cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher
  • Be eligible to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)


Preferred Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Ability to learn accounting, financial and business concepts.
  • Ability to compile, analyze, interpret and present financial information.
  • Detailed oriented and the ability to provide timely and accurate resolutions.
  • Self-starter, motivated to make improvements, and ability to achieve results with very little guidance in a dynamic fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deliver presentations to peers and senior leadership.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to independently solve problems and perform real-time resolution by deciding on correct course of action.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills, including ability to quickly summarize large amounts of data and create advanced reports using Excel and generate presentations using PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Automated Pricing Tools (ProPricer, MPM) and Financial Systems (Deltek CostPoint) a plus.
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 visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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