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Tax Accountant

Requisition ID: R10063991

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Bloomington, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Enterprise Services is looking for a Tax Accountant.

This role will allow for some telework, but eligible candidates must be located near Northrop Grumman's Irving, TX or Bloomington, MN office.

Role & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide feedback to the team based on feedback loop and Customer Satisfaction survey
  • Respond to inquiries from employees within Service Level Agreements
  • Ad hoc query request
  • Manage and create audit reports
  • Perform Tax balance and 221 adjustments based on request
  • Reconciliation and monitoring of Payroll Tax activity quarterly and annually as assigned
  • W-2 and W-2C processing
  • Payroll Tax Notice and refund check monitoring and processing
  • Post monthly NQD and annual LTI (RSR, RPSR, CU, CPU) options
  • Support PA I-IV with complex payroll Tax inquiries and processing
  • Perform quality audits and validations

The right candidate will posses the following characteristics/skills:

  • Must posses a strong characteristic for attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong customer service (employee focused)
  • Problem-solving; organizing and prioritizing work demands in order to meet critical deadlines
  • Well developed organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with little direction in day-to-day functional responsibilities of the position

Basic Qualifications - to be considered for this position you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below:

  • 3 years of related experience with a Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or related field OR 1 year of experience with Masters degree in Finance, Accounting or related field OR High school diploma & 4 years of related experience
  • Certified Payroll Professional Certification [1 year completion from hire date requirement]
  • Local to our Bloomington, MN or Irving, TX office (this role will offer hybrid telework, not full time remote)
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft office suite (excel, word, and PowerPoint)
  • 3-8 years of payroll/Tax processing experience including relevant regulatory requirements; internal policy and procedure; accounting practices; system software requirements
  • Must be able to critically apply knowledge of FLSA, federal and state laws, etc.
  • Experience working with multi-state locations
  • Operating a personal computer including standard software and some specialized accounting software

Preferred Qualifications - candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:  

  • Certified Payroll Professional Certification CPP
  • SAP/Workday/ADP experience
  • Prior experience working in a shared service or center of excellence environment

Salary Range: $65,000 USD - $97,600 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

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?

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.