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Principal Financial Analyst (Dulles, VA)

Requisition ID: R10043965

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Dulles, Virginia, 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 Space Systems (NGSP) seeks a SOX Compliance POC to join the SOX team in the Dulles, VA. The Principal Financial Analyst will be responsible for defining, implementing the sector SOX internal controls strategy and framework to drive processes and compliance for all divisions.

This SOX Compliance POC will have a working knowledge of the internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) and will work with the Divisions and Functional Teams to perform and monitor SOX internal controls and processes. This individual will play a central role in audit activities supporting NGSP management with SOX internal controls and various internal audits. The desired candidate is a strategic thinker and hands-on individual who can take SOX compliance tasks from concept to implementation and has a proven track record of simultaneously managing and delivering multiple projects and priorities. This position will also support financial reporting and other related ad hoc requirements.

Major areas of responsibility:

  • Evaluate and help to design and operating effectiveness of SOX internal controls and make recommendations for improvement
  • Work with external and internal auditors and Corporate SOX PMO to plan and implement assessment of the control environment, coordinate timing and execution of process walk throughs and operating effectiveness testing cycles
  • General audit supporting including document retrieval, review, and research
  • Support ongoing monitoring of internal controls and respond to related inquiries
  • Document identified findings and deficiencies, provide guidance on remediation actions, and monitor remediation activities to completion
  • Perform quarterly and year-end SOX reporting tasks, including administration of SOX certifications for entire SP sector and reporting to Corporate SOX PMO
  • Assist with development and implementation of policies and procedures related to internal controls over financial reporting and SOX
  • Support of routine and ad hoc financial reporting requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of accounting, audit, finance, and/or business management experience
  • Master's degree and 3 years of accounting, audit, finance and/or business management experience
  • Public Accounting experience (each year of relevant Public Accounting experience counts for 2 years of experience above)
  • Experience performing and supporting audit activities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or business-related discipline
  • Operational experience with SAP and/or Costpoint in Aerospace / Defense production environments
  • Industry relevant experience in External or Internal Audit, SOX Internal Controls, Risk Management, Accounting and/or Finance experience
  • Public Accounting experience
  • CPA License/CPA Candidate in the near term
  • Experience with SAP and/or HFM

Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 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.