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Finance Analyst

Cheltenham, England,
Company: Northrop Grumman
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published 21 hours ago

Job Details

Requisition ID: R10037517

Qualifications, skills, and all relevant experience needed for this role can be found in the full description below.
Category: Business Management
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Citizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
Clearance Type: Security Check (SC)
Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 1
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.
Role
The Finance Analyst is a key member of the Business Management team who support the Programmes within the Northrop Grumman’s National Security Solutions division by providing sound financial information and control.
The role will work directly with a Finance Business Partner within a rapidly changing, growing, fast-paced environment and will play a major part in ensuring the reporting accuracy and transparency of a portfolio’s financial performance. In addition, opportunities to work with the wider Business Management team will be available to participate in process reviews and help the team ensure ways of working evolve to stay relevant and continue to deliver value.
Key Responsibilities
Participate in reporting into Programme, Customer and internal Financial Reporting Models
Perform analysis on project financial metrics within a portfolio and prepare reports for checking contracts remain within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government cost control guidelines
Maintain tracking tools (ERP system) in accordance with the latest financial data and information.
Assist with project forecasting and scheduling, prepare budgets for contract work and perform and/or assist in financial analyses including variance and profit/loss analysis
Incorporate contractual changes into control systems to maintain realistic contract cost and schedule baselines, and be continually aware of outstanding work against each contract
Create all project-related invoices and provide assistance as needed to accounts payable and accounts receivable
Process, understand and share insight on large quantities of data
Participate in process reviews and continuous improvement activities
Develop and deliver presentations as required
Work collaboratively with the wider Accounting, Commercial and Programme teams
Create purchase requests and support pricing activities as required, including preparation of pricing material for additional customer proposals
Plan schedules and arrange workload to achieve objectives and deadlines
Undertake any other reasonable task as requested
General Operational duties
Attend Business Management department meetings as required
Remain compliant with all applicable Business Management and Command Media Processes and procedures
Personal specification
Essential qualifications / experience
A business and/or finance background with a desire to have a career in Finance/Business Management
Experience working within a Finance function
Experience in a project environment would be advantageous
Competency/Skill requirements
Good analytical skills, with keen attention to detail
Strong numerical skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to engage confidently and effectively with all audiences/stakeholders
Fluent in written and spoken English
Excellent team worker able to also work on own initiative
Able to recognise when to escalate, and raise questions when faced with uncertainty
Organised and self-motivated, adept at workload management, prioritising appropriately to meet deadlines
Able to understand and sort large quantities of data
Strong on problem-solving, able to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems
Other requirements
Travel requirements: Some UK travel to attend team/customer meetings and training activities
Clearance requirements: Post-holders must hold and maintain UK Government clearances
Looking for flexibility? At Northrop Grumman UK we have hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.
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Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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