Principal Accountant (Dulles, VA) - Full-time

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

AtNorthrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work onrevolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around theworld today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom anddemocracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe.We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit tojoin forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Ourculture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringingyour whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what othersthink is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re makinghistory.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Principal Accountant tojoin our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be locatedin Dulles, VA.

Candidate will apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Maintains or oversees the control of accounts and records in such areas as disbursements, expenses, tax payments, and income. Compiles and analyzes financial information to record transactions, prepare reports, and review and verify accuracy. Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports. May design, modify, install, and/or maintain accounting systems to ensure an adequate recognition of financial transactions. Responsible for the adherence to and communication of accounting and auditing policies and procedures.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6 years related experience in accounting, finance, and/or cost accounting
  • Knowledge and experience with GAAP and/or FAR
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel
  • Knowledge of SOX requirements

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in ERP Systems such as Costpoint and SAP
  • Familiarity of rate structures.
  • 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.

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