Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr Financial Analyst

Wallops Island, VA

Job Description

Job ID: JSD20180805-45563

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.


We are currently seeking an experienced Sr. Financial Analyst to join our team at our facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the local vicinity of NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and administer financial records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies, and Government regulations
  • Develop, monitor, and distribute essential financial operating reports and forecasts including monthly and quarterly 533 reports
  • Responsible for development of financial management data reflecting financial condition and operating results
  • Develop, execute, and monitor audit plans as directed to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of program processes
  • Generate purchase requests
  • Maintain open and continuous communication with customer representatives, corporate management, and program staff at all levels using a combination of verbal, written, and electronic means
  • Work directly with technical management team to negotiate and execute contract modifications and establish contracting relationships with vendors, consultants, and other suppliers on an as-needed basis
  • Analyze cost-to-date versus projection
  • Coordinate and expedite flow of material, parts, and assemblies in accordance with production and shipping schedules or mission related deadlines
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required

Specific Requirements/Licensing

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Windows
  • Knowledge of accounting standards and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of financial policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of the financial organization
  • Strong database (MS Access) spreadsheet (MS Excel) knowledge

Training   and Certifications in the following may be required:

  • General Safety Awareness, IT Security, Environmental   Compliance, and Personnel Safety and Health


Minimum   Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree  in Accounting, Business, Finance or equivalent experience with 4 years of related experience


Additional Desired/Preferred Requirements/Responsibilities

  • Control, track, and prepare material needs based upon mission master schedule
  • Support requirements outlined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation Manual (FAR), Orbital ATK Government Property Management procedures, and established ISO-9001 policies and procedures
  • Receive and issue materials from inventory
  • Assist in maintaining stock records using computerized database that reflects the transactions accomplished relative to ordering, receiving, costing, storing, issuing and returning of materials and supplies
  • Initiate replenishment action to maintain balances at authorized levels and regularly checks status of back orders
  • Prepare records of payload components shipped to and returned from various ranges


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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Finance
Group: Space