Accountant (Bloomington, MN)

Requisition ID: R10019487

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Bloomington - MN, United States of America
  • 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 experienced and motivated Accountant to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  This position will be located at in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing monthly and quarterly account reconciliations per Sector Policy.
  • Conducting corrections needed to the general ledger on issues identified through the account reconciliations.
  • Responding to internal/external inquiries, for Tax & Audit.
  • Preparing annual Tax and Audit schedules.
  • Preparing and reviewing trial balance data on a monthly basis.
  • Developing good working relationship with business units to understand their financial practices.
  • Identifying and assisting in implementing process improvements.
  • Preparing and reviewing to ensure journal entries are made in accordance with GAAP and have supporting documentation.
  • Communicating with business units on additions/changes to journal entries. (Recurring, reclassification, manual, allocations, accruals, statistical, automated, etc.).
  • ERP implementations and special projects.
  • Project planning and reporting. 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in business management, finance, accounting, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite - specifically high level Excel skills (including: the ability to insert pivot tables, Vlookup, and conditional formatting, etc.).
  • Knowledgeable of software applications related to the General Ledger and supporting systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exposure to financial reporting tools. Deltek - Costpoint preferred or similar system.
  • Understanding of GAAP/FAR.
  • Understanding of cost pools/allocation.
  • Experience with Lease Accounting, understanding of ASC 842 and lease accounting software.
  • Professional experience in a regulated industry: to include Aerospace & Defense, Insurance, Financial Services, and Telecommunications. 

Salary Range: 58548 - 87822

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.