Staff Compliance Audit Pricing Analyst

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is a Virginia-based company that designs, develops and builds aircraft, spacecraft, cyber security systems and radars for aerospace and defense sectors.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in the USA ⚠️

Requisition ID: R10161818

  • **iconCategory:**Business Management
  • iconLocation: McLean, Virginia, United States of America | Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America | Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America+ 2 more
  • **iconClearance Type:**None
  • **iconTelecommute:**Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • **iconShift:**1st Shift (United States of America)
  • **iconTravel Required:**Yes, 10% of the Time
  • **iconPositions 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is currently seeking a Staff Compliance Audit Pricing Analyst for the Pricing & Estimating organization. This individual supports the Proposal Compliance and Audit Manager for Pricing & Estimating with a resident office in Sector Headquarters in McLean, Virginia, Linthicum, MD, Or Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The Proposal Compliance Pricing Analyst is a skilled individual with expertise in developing and managing business financial proposal offers/bids for U.S. Government contracts. They support the proposal process to validate the back-up data adequacy for U.S. Government audits of the proposal data and process, provide guidance to responses to audit and clarification requests, coordinate and evaluate current processes and practices, and present ways to improve productivity.


  • Maintains a controlled documentation system, record retention, and information services functions including electronic records retention processes
  • Ensures compliance to the requirements from requesting audit agency Interprets and enforces documentation instructions, policies, and procedure requirements
  • Identifies submission components, communicates documentation standards, and coordinates assembly of formal response
  • Exercises considerable latitude determining objectives and approaches to assignment
  • Develops solutions which require regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives
  • Influences future estimating system compliance and validation
  • Assists the Pricing & Estimating team to integrate the appropriate disclosures and supplemental data to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, and practices are integrated into the proposal disclosures as auditable backup data
  • Facilitates improvements to proposal disclosures for P&E staff
  • Maintains performance metrics to measure success and identify focus areas
  • Supports the development and compliance of the proposal activities related to pricing and estimating for the Business Unit, Division, and Sector
  • Actively participates in pricing and estimating activities (proposal revisions, evaluating risks and opportunities in cost estimates, etc.) for the Business Unit, Division, and Sector
  • Plans, organizes, writes, edits, and produces a cohesive proposal and supplemental responses to clarifications with appropriate disclosures, explanatory responses, and supporting data to justify adequacy, realism, reasonableness, and audit validation
  • Effectively manages competing priorities and deadlines, and handles multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

Basic Qualifications:

Must have one of the following:

  • Must have 19 years of related experience in lieu of degree. Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 15 years of compliance and/or pricing experience
  • Master’s degree in business, finance, or related discipline with a minimum of 13 years of compliance and/or pricing experience
  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of estimating, costing, and pricing techniques with expertise in business management, government contracts, supplemental data disclosures, & US Government audits
  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia, Linthicum, Maryland, or Colorado Springs, Colorado

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cross-sector experience desirable
  • Experience in aerospace industry
  • Familiarity with ProPricer software
  • In-depth understanding of US Government acquisition policies, regulations & proposal compliance requirements
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to use them in informing, presenting, negotiating & problem solving with a wide range of people
  • Demonstrated ability to support complex operations while collaborating with multiple stakeholders
  • Dynamic, self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to function independently, meet deadlines and achieve commitments
  • Flexible approach to work, an understanding of working collaboratively on a team, & willingness to be an active & supportive member of a cross-functional team
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills; ability to make recommendations & provide guidance to effectively bring projects to completion

Salary Range: $123,900 - $204,500

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

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Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer generous paid time off, including holidays, vacation days, and additional leave options for special circumstances.

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid working arrangements with options for flexible working patterns.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 100k across 19 departments:

  • engineering
  • education
  • information technology
  • business development
  • operations
  • +14 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Estimating techniques
  • Costing techniques
  • Pricing techniques
  • Business management
  • US Government audits
  • Proposal management
  • Record retention
  • Documentation standards
  • Innovation and ingenuity
  • Performance metrics
  • Problem-solving
  • Analytical skills

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