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Principal Accountant

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Plano
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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.Northrop Grumman Enterprise Services is seeking qualified candidates for a Cash Management Analyst 3 position in Irving, TX. The position will report to the Manager of Cash Management. Candidate must be detailed oriented, have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and should have strong written/verbal communication and organizational skills. The selected individual(s) will play a key role in supporting the Manager of Cash Management to ensure strong processes and controls are in place and will provide value added services to our customers.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Apply subject matter expertise and technical leadership for cash application processes and transactions, and serve as key POC for sector customers.
  • Coordinate department requirements with Corporate Treasury, Enterprise Systems Group, and external banking provider on all relevant payments and/or banking matters
  • Monitor metrics and proactively identify and execute process improvements
  • Participation in the definition, implementation and optimization of automated systems and processes; and support for special projects, as required
  • Support monthly closing activities
  • Serve as point of contact for internal and external audits
  • Maintain and provide input for Metrics Profile, and ensure monthly metrics goals are met.Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field with at least 6 years' experience.
    • Multi-tasking with strong organizational and analytical skills
    • Ability to work independently and use sound judgment in resolving non-routine issues
    • Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex tasks, including detailed analyses, and develop solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation
    • Communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings
    • Interact effectively with all levels of employees and stakeholders to include managers within the finance, accounting, billings, treasury, and line organizations
    • Strong Microsoft Office suite skills, including Excel a mustPreferred Qualifications:
      • SAP AP/AR experience a plus
      • Familiarity with GAAP, FAR, CAS, IFRS, and SOX Salary Range: $72,700 USD - $109,100 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Plano , Principal Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Plano, Texas

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