Associate Accountant / Accountant

Northrop Grumman • Hopkins, MN 55305

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an Associate Accountant to join our Financial Shared Services team in Minnetonka, MN .


  • Understands all relevant contract billing clauses, and any other special billing instructions outlined in the customers contract.

  • Performs analysis of billing history and reconciles invoices to customer (government) invoice systems.

  • Set up billing attributes for contracts in ERP system and create contract billing file to maintain invoice documentation.

  • Creates and distributes customer invoices.

  • Project close-out Invoices. Works with internal and external/ government contacts to process and complete all final contract paperwork.

  • Monitor Project Set-up mailbox and Investigate complex project setups. (i.e.; Billing formats, Mods, Project level billing)

  • Assist with new business integration into FSS. Work independently and with a team to facilitate a smooth experience for ATK businesses transitioning into FSS.

  • Reconcile any cost account differences between Billing sub ledger and General Ledger.

**This position may be filled at a level 2

Required Skills:

  • Understanding of FAR/DFARS billing regulations and Northrop Grumman policies and procedures specific to Billing and Project set-up.

  • Understanding of standard and unique contractual requirements that affect billing the customer.

  • 4 year Finance / Accounting degree preferred. Plus 2-4 years finance/accounting experience.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Understand project based cost structures and billing.

  • Proven Time Management skills demonstrating the ability to prioritize daily workload.

  • Strong customer service and communication skills with both internal and external customers.

  • Strong attention to details and invoice requirements and the ability to troubleshoot errors.

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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