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Principal Accountant or Senior Principal Accountant (Magna, UT or Promontory, UT)

Requisition ID: R10065270

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Magna, Utah, 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: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

This role may be filled as a level 3 or level 4

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Principal Accountant or Senior Principal Accountant  to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position may be located at either Promontory, Utah or Magna, Utah.

This role requires the individual to be co-located to our site for a hybrid schedule.

In this role, the selected candidate will provide accounting support.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Analyze and process accounting entries based on GAAP and Government accounting knowledge for multiple business units.
  • Analyze large volumes of data using worksheet and database skills to manipulate, summarize, and select into meaningful information for decision making.
  • Perform detail analysis and reconciliations for Inventory, Labor, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Prepaids and General Ledger Accounts.
  • Support financial and SOX audits by internal, External, and Government auditors.
  • Provide financial statement information and financial schedules required for monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting.

Basic Qualifications for level 3:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 5 years experience in accounting related field - OR - Master's Degree and 3 years experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office, especially Excel.

Basic Qualifications for level 4:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9 years experience in accounting related field - OR - Master's Degree and 7 years experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office, especially Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience with federal government financial standards, project costing systems, and multiple overhead rates experience.
  • CPA or CIA Certification

Salary Range: $65,800 USD - $98,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $81,600 USD - $122,400 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.