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Contract Billing Analyst

Requisition ID: R10065742

  • 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: Days (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.

As a Contract Billing Analyst, you are responsible for the customer invoice workflow for a portfolio of contracts. You work in partnership with the program team to make sure invoices are prepared timely and consistent with contract requirements. You also have the support of a team of Contract Billing Analysts to assist with questions and workload. An eye for details, ability to analyze data and strong communication skills are characteristics of a successful Contract Billing Analyst.

  • Understand relevant contract billing clauses and special billing instructions outlined in the customer’s contract. Review the contract brief to makes sure its complete and accurately reflects the contract billing requirements.
  • Perform analysis of the contract billing history and reconcile invoice costs to the customer’s payment records.
  • Set up billing attributes for contracts in the ERP system and create an electronic contract billing file to maintain invoice documentation.
  • Monitor the project set-up workflow and investigate complex project setup questions in collaboration with the Business Unit. Agree on the best project set-up to utilize system controls and invoice in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Investigate and reconcile any cost account differences between the customer invoice and the Project Ledger. Determine the root cause of the difference and work with the owner to make necessary corrections.
  • Work independently as you manager your portfolio. Investigate and troubleshoot invoice processing problems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Understanding of standard and unique contractual requirements that affect the billing the customer.
  • 4 year Finance / Accounting degree preferred.  Plus 2-4 years finance/accounting experience.
  • Understand project based cost structures and billing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Analytical skills.
  • Proven Time Management skills demonstrating the ability to prioritize daily workload.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Strong attention to details and invoice requirements and the ability to troubleshoot errors. 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
  • Strong business acumen and proven track record of providing innovative solutions.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible 9/80 work Schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off work
  • Work from home opportunities

For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.


Salary Range: $59,100 USD - $88,700 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.