Tax Manager, Reporting-19018588

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

Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is seeking qualified candidates for a Tax Manager in Falls Church, VA.  The qualified candidate will participate in the management of all aspects of worldwide tax reporting including preparation of the quarterly tax footnote, including forecasting. Specifically, ensuring compliance with ASC 740 and more broadly with all relevant SEC reporting requirements as they relate to corporate tax.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manages the monthly, quarterly and year-end close process for all income tax-related processes/balances
  • Prepares and manages the month, quarter and year-end effective tax rates
  • Prepares and/or reviews monthly, quarterly and year-end tax provision schedules
  • Prepares and/or reviews federal cash tax forecast
  • Uses and maintains CorpTax Provision Software
  • Researches tax accounting issues and stays up to date on new or emerging guidance in the tax accounting area
  • Prepares tax disclosures within SEC filings
  • Prepares year-end external tax audit work papers
  • Coordinates the review of tax accounting and reporting with external auditors
  • Maintains documentation for SOX and internal audit purposes

In this role, the selected individual will also have some responsibility for the following:

  • Prepares certain parts of SEC reports, such as Management Discussion and Analysis, financial statements and footnotes
  • Teams up with other critical tax areas, including tax compliance and tax planning for interconnectedness between tax compliance and accounting and to drive efficiencies within the tax department as a whole
  • Leads meetings with finance management and other business leaders to address technical tax accounting topics and finance projects


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field with at least 13 years' of relevant tax experience
  • CPA
  • Strong experience with corporate tax provisions
  • Strong technical skills and experience of US GAAP and SEC reporting guidance
  • Detailed understanding of ASC 740
  • Understanding of all other relevant aspects of US GAAP tax financial reporting
  • Experience in translating local GAAP outside the USA into US GAAP

    Preferred Qualifications: 
  • At least 5 years' of experience in a large corporate tax environment
  • Masters degree in Tax or Accounting
  • Prior management experience
  • Previous experience in Big 4 corporate tax practices
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and Hyperion
  • Advanced skills in the use of SAP, HFM, MS Excel and CorpTax are strongly preferred

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: 19018588

      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