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Northrop Grumman Principal / Sr. Principal Technical Accounting Analyst in McLean, Virginia

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 Sector is currently seeking a Principal / Sr. Principal Technical Accounting Analyst to join our diverse professionals in McLean, Virginia . The selected candidate will become a part of our Sector Headquarters Financial Reporting team.

This position will report to the Manager of Technical Accounting and perform technical GAAP accounting research and other financial analysis as required. This high impact and high visibility role will work closely with the Sector's division business management and Sector leadership team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides on-call technical accounting guidance

  • Reviews revenue recognition checklists, concludes treatment, and provides guidance on revenue accounting under ASC 606

  • Researches and analyzes application of accounting standards to complex business transactions

  • Assists in drafting white papers summarizing technical accounting issues, application of accounting guidance to the company, alternatives available, and recommendations

  • Prepares presentations of accounting treatment with recommendations for sector finance management

  • Updates Sector accounting policies for new accounting pronouncements and other changes

  • Prepares and presents accounting and policy training on an as-needed basis

  • Performs miscellaneous financial analysis as required

Qualifications:

This position may be filled at either the Principal or Sr. Principal level.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Technical Accounting Analyst:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field with a minimum of 6 years of relevant financial work experience

  • Master's degree in accounting, finance, or related field with a minimum of 4 years of relevant financial work experience

  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia (teleworking is fully supported during the COVID pandemic)

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Technical Accounting Analyst:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field with a minimum of 10 years of relevant financial work experience

  • Master's degree in accounting, finance, or related field with a minimum of 8 years of relevant financial work experience

  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia (teleworking is fully supported during the COVID pandemic)

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent Big 4 or recognized public accounting firm audit experience

  • Strong GAAP accounting proficiency and research experience

  • Self-motivated, yet functions well in a team environment

  • Prior experience in the aerospace & defense industry, or experience with cost-to-cost accounting and estimates at completion (EACs)

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.

Job Category : Business Management

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