Accounting Assistant 3

Requisition ID: 20033551

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: McLean, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking a Accounting Assistant 3 for our team in McLean, VA

In this role the selected candidate will:


- Performs a variety of general accounting support tasks in an accounting department.
- Verifies accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
- Updates and maintains accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., accounts receivable, disbursements, expense vouchers, payrolls, receipts, accounts payable).
- Enters data into computer system using defined computer programs; compiles data and prepares a variety of reports.
- Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
- May reconcile bank and financial statements/report.
- Recommends actions to resolve discrepancies. Investigates questionable data.


Basic Qualifications:
- Must have High school Diploma or equivalent with 4 years of accounting related experience.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
- Must be an effective communicator, especially over email and phone
- Must be able to focus in on the details

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in navigating and using SAP
- Background with Data Analytics


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 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?

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.