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Business Manager 1

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Business Manager 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in supporting Northrop Grumman's Department of State Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program. This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers. This position will be located in McLean, VA.

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you.

As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

The Business Manager 1 position will interface with program management, functional, and customer teams to provide financial support and analysis to meet program requirements. The selected candidate will be responsible for managing all financial/business management aspects of the program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with Northrop Grumman's CSM Program Manager by providing financial leadership and support to the program
  • Support the preparation and coordination of monthly financial forecasting and reporting of Sales, Margin, Awards, Acquisitions, Cash, and Payables (Rolling Forecast/Indicated Final)

  • Manage and develop Program Control Analyst (PCA) staff

  • Develop and maintain the program cost baseline

  • Perform cost and schedule risk assessments to identify and mitigate program cost and scheduling risks

  • Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government

  • Prepare and analyze contract estimates at completion (EAC)

  • Prepare / support program invoicing

  • Attend and support customer meetings

  • Support preparation and development of program inputs for the Annual Operating Plan (AOP). Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP) and Forward Pricing plans

  • Provide variance analysis on program financial metrics

  • Prepare financial inputs to internal reports and presentations (IPRS, PMRs, etc)

  • Function successfully in a dynamic program and communicate within a team environment including communication with all levels of internal management and customer management

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline with8 years of industry related experience in finance, accounting or program control

  • Knowledge and experience with Earned Value Management

  • Understanding of government Cost Accounting Standards and the FAR

  • Knowledge and experience with Micro-Frame Program Manager (MPM) or Deltek Cobra

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability to travel locally

  • Strong analytical, leadership, communication, and organizations skills

  • Must have a current, Active Secret (or higher) clearance. Interim clearance is acceptable

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with Agile programs
  • Previous experience in managing and leading teams

  • Experience with large program start-up

  • Experience with multiple contract types (CPAF, T&M)

  • Proficient in SAP and Business Warehouse (BW)

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.

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