Principal Material Cost Analyst - San Diego, CA
- San Diego, CA
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace System (NGAS) is seeking a Program Cost Schedule & Control Analyst 3 in their San Diego, CA facility to support Material Cost Management within Business Management.
Responsibilities will include;
This position will provide assistance and guidance to support the implementation of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) to Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Control Account Managers (CAMs), while ensuring compliance to DOD EVMS guidelines and the Autonomous Systems Division EVM System.
This is a fast paced high energy environment that requires a self-motivated employee to join the team. This candidate will have experience with Earned Value and performance measurement baseline concepts and be able to apply them to multiple contracts for control accounts within an engineering Integrated Product Team (IPT). The ideal candidate will possess the following traits and abilities: understand and communicate unique problems and recommend potential business/process solutions; work under very general supervision while completing numerous assignments per schedule and elevating potential issues to ensure proper management focus; exert some influence on peers and internal customers; good interpersonal skills while representing the group on special projects outside of own group.
This Program Cost Control Analyst will focus in EVMS support for Major Subcontracts and General Procurement (GP). The analyst will be responsible for preparing month-end reports; developing and reviewing EAC's; incorporation of changes into the EVMS system in order to maintain Major Subcontract/GP cost and schedule baselines. The analyst will assist CAMs for EVMS activities including: WBS alignment, time phasing of the tasks, developing and documenting earned value methodologies, monthly performance measurement, estimate to complete analysis and updates, and variance analysis research and reporting. Support monthly cost and schedule reviews, identify pressures and opportunities, and develop recovery plans as required.
A preferred candidate will have experience working in MPM/COBRA as an earned value management tool and will have experience working in SAP. The candidate would have experience training junior employees or leading a small to mid-sized team. Candidate must have an understanding of the procurement process and business flow of material through the supply chain and be able to work with multiple stakeholders of different disciplines and backgrounds. Must be able to effectively manage evolving requirements and tool/system enhancements and think innovatively for work-around when necessary.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related
6 years of related experience in financial analysis or a Master's Degree with 4 years related experience in financial analysis
Must have a demonstrated working knowledge of EVMS
Financial forecasting and/or material accounting experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint)
Understanding of Business Systems (SAP/MPM)
Security clearance or ability to obtain a clearance
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