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Associate Billing Specialist, Pathways Program – Mclean, VA

Requisition ID: R10072563

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: McLean, VA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions 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 is seeking an Associate Billing Specialist, Pathways Program. This position will be located at our Defense Systems Headquarters in McLean, VA. The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Business Management Pathways Program. The Pathways Program combines work experience with training and networking opportunities to foster technical and leadership development. As a program participant, you will complete a rotation based curriculum to develop competencies in a variety of specializations across our business management functions.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepares, and submits customer billings in compliance with contract terms and conditions, department policies/procedures, external regulations and SOX controls
  • Uses the SAP financial system to create invoices for Government, Commercial and International Customers
  • Represents the NGDS Billing Team in contract kickoff meetings while serving as the Billing point of contact for all AR setup questions
  • Participates in miscellaneous accounts receivable reporting and resolution of invoice payment issues
  • Supports monthly cash collection and forecasting goals while providing input to DS Business Management for AR billed/unbilled reviews
  • Works hand-in-hand with internal and external customers involving any invoice-related AR questions
  • Supports DCAA incurred costs and billing audits as needed
  • Participates in month-end AR metrics reporting and any other special projects as needed Collaborates with Program Control, Contracts and External customers as necessary to resolve billing issues


Basic Qualifications

A candidate must meet ALL of the below criteria. The candidate must:

  • Be completing Finance or Business bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent experience
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or higher (unofficial academic transcripts must be provided at time of application by uploading the documents to your application or profile)
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite)
  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.7/4.0 or higher
  • Knowledge of SAP - Government Contracting Experience
  • Excellent communication, organization and analytical skills
  • The ability to handle multiple assignments and meet tight deadlines


Salary Range

$56,300 - $84,500


Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 USD

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.