Junior Accountant-19016651

Location: Baltimore
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift


Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Junior Accountant to join its team. This position is located in Linthicum, MD


Primary Function:

Interpret invoicing instructions in order to render invoices such as Cost Plus, Fixed Price, Financing and other as may be required



  1. Maintain communication with financial analysts and contracts representatives among others in order to obtain the necessary back up documentation as required.

  2. Under the supervision of higher classified personnel, review and complete all required steps to process cost plus invoices, combined cost plus invoices, and incentive fee invoices. Process shipper invoices with little or no supervision

  3. With the assistance of a higher classified personnel review and interpret invoicing requirements and interface with the Business Management community as necessary.

  4. Support, with the assistance of higher classified personnel, the close out efforts of all invoicing types as required by the Contracts Closeout group

  5. Maintain files in a complete and orderly fashion. Pull and box up files that are eligible to be sent to archives.  Assist Contracts Closeout group by pulling the requested files, boxing them up and send to that department.

  6. Contact customers by e-mail, telephone, or other means to effect payment of invoices or learn of problems relating to them.  Provide accurate, timely feedback to Sector personnel.

  7. Investigate, research, and resolve customer invoicing/billing problems through independent review and close interface with Sector Business Management.

  8. Assist with the monitoring and resolution of Classified accounts receivable matters.

  9. Add profit centers as required.

  10. Prepare Accounts Receivable maintenance entries (SAP).

  11. Support audit requirements as necessary.

  12. Assist higher classified personnel in a variety of activities.

  13. Participate in month-end closing activities.



Basic Qualifications: 


High school graduate or equivalent plus nine (9) college credits of accounting from the following: Accounting I, Accounting II, Intermediate Accounting I, Intermediate Accounting II, Cost Accounting  

Experience Requirements

Eighteen (18) Months as lower classified Junior Accountant or is equivalent

Preferred Qualifications: None

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 ID: 19016651

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required