Business Management Manager 1

  • MS - Amherst Systems
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022

Job Description


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Business Management Manager 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

The qualified applicant will lead all financial aspects of assigned CEESIM programs within the Amherst Systems Operating Unit. This position reports to the Amherst Systems Operating Unit Business Manager and also partners with the CEESIM Program Manager to develop strategy, report on program performance, and achieve financial goals. This position will also be responsible in leading the Amherst Accounting team, with activities focused on successful data migration to a new ERP system

This position will be located in Amherst, NY. A hybrid in office/telework opportunity may also be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager. Hybrid telework opportunity requires 2-3 in office days a week at our Amherst, NY location.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Program resource management, including cost estimation, allocation, tracking, and analysis
  • EVMS with COBRA reporting to satisfy customer CDRLs
  • Prepare financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis.
  • 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.
  • Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) preparation and review
  • Invoicing and cash tracking on FFP, CPFF, and CR CLINs
  • Management and development of Program Control Analyst (PCA) staff
  • Compliance and financial reporting
  • On-going collaboration with the customer and functional teams
  • Review of contractual documents, including Technical Task Orders
  • Assistance with contract negotiations
  • Support of pricing and proposal activities

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline with 5 years of industry related
  • experience in finance, accounting or program control
  • Understanding of DOD contracts, government Cost Accounting Standards, and the FAR
  • Prior experience with government program budgeting and forecasting, as well as Annual Operating Plan development
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, SAP, and Business Warehouse (BW)
  • Prior experience preparing and presenting financial analysis to team and/or management.
  • The ability to obtain a Secret Clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • A current, active Secret security clearance
  • MBA or CPA certification
  • Previous experience managing/supervising a program, project, or personnel. This may be a lead position on a team.
  • Experience with Cognos forecasting system
  • Experience with Costpoint or SAP

Salary Range: $89,800.00 - $134,800.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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.