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Technical Accounting Analyst

Requisition ID: R10079764

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location Icon Location: Dulles, VA, USA   |  Sterling, VA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Description

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you defining possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; strategic deterrents; satellites and associated space components and services; payload and ground systems; and other strategic space-based initiatives. 

We are currently seeking a Principal Technical Accounting Analyst to join the Space Sector Reporting Team in our Dulles, VA offices.

This position will report to the Manager of Technical Accounting and perform technical GAAP accounting research and other financial analysis as required.  This position will work closely with Sector Financial Reporting and Planning, Program Finance, Shared Service Centers and Corporate Financial Reporting.

Position Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Provide on call technical accounting guidance.
  • Review revenue recognition checklists, conclude on treatment and provide guidance on revenue accounting under ASC606.
  • Assist the monthly financial statement close process, including preparing Costpoint, SAP & HFM journal entries on a recurring basis
  • Assist in researching and analyzing application of accounting standards to complex business transactions
  • Assist in drafting white papers summarizing technical accounting issues, application of accounting guidance to the company, alternatives available and recommendations.
  • Prepare presentations of accounting treatment with recommendations for management
  • Draft updates to sector accounting policies for new accounting pronouncements and other changes.
  • Prepare and present accounting and policy training on an as-needed basis.
  • Prepare Costpoint journal entries on a monthly basis to support the close process, including purchase accounting, environmental accounting and other general entries.  
  • Provide support to and respond to questions from external auditors.
  • Perform miscellaneous financial analysis as required.

Basic Qualifications – Level 3 Analyst

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, and 6 years of relevant work experience
  • Master’s degree or CPA may be traded for 2 years of experience. Master’s degree and a CPA may be traded to a total of 3 years of experience.
  • Public Accounting IF directly relevant may count for up to an additional year of experience for each year of relevant experience.

 

Basic Qualifications – Level 2 Analyst

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, and 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Master’s degree or CPA may be traded for 2 years of experience. Master’s degree and a CPA may be traded to a total of 3 years of experience.
  • Public Accounting IF directly relevant may count for up to an additional year of experience for each year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recent Big 4 or recognized public accounting firm audit experience
  • GAAP accounting proficiency and research experience
  • Basic computer and financial analysis skills, including use and understanding of spreadsheets
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, yet functions well in a team environment
  • Prior experience in the aerospace & defense industry, or experience with cost-to-cost accounting and estimates at completion (EACs)
  • Focused on continuous improvement and identifying efficiencies in recurring processes

This position reports to Dulles, VA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Sterling, VA, VA, USA.


Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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.