Manager Accounting 1--Bloomington MNBloomington, MN

Requisition ID: R10163568

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Bloomington, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

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 Financial Shared Services (FSS) is seeking a General Accounting Manager 1 for our Bloomington, MN location. The Manager of General Accounting provides leadership and guidance to the enterprise and sector specific accounting shared services organization. The position supports Northrop Grumman operating sector(s) and business units. The position reports to the General Accounting Manager 3, also in Bloomington, MN.

This position has an office requirement of Bloomington, MN and does not offer a full-time telecommuting arrangement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Coordinates daily accounting operations in ERP (Costpoint and/or SAP)

· Manage direct reports who support accounting operations, ensuring completion of tasks timely, effectively, and in accordance with quality requirements

· Oversee team member’s performance and engage in career coaching/development conversations

· Coordinates portions of the monthly/quarterly/year-end close process according to requirements

· Review and approve monthly and quarterly account reconciliations in Blackline and works to resolve reconciling items timely

· Review and approve monthly reconciliations of sub-systems to general ledger, i.e., Sales & Profit to GL/HFM

· Complete the monthly load and tie-out of ERP financial data to the financial reporting HFM tool

· Journal entry review, approval, and posting

· Maintain the general ledger chart of accounts

· Oversee lease accounting operations

· Support other functions as needed (such as tax, financial reporting, etc.)

· Analyzes monthly trial balances

· Develop and maintain excellent working relationship with business units and sector financial reporting teams

· Champion for process automation/improvements - lead implementation efforts

· Represents and supports organization on special projects, including system upgrade/implementations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline

  • 5 years of relevant experience in Finance or Accounting

  • 1 year of leadership or supervisory experience

  • Knowledgeable of software applications as they relate to the General Ledger and supporting systems

  • Exposure to financial reporting tools:; Hyperion Financial Management preferred or similar system

  • Knowledge of GAAP/FAR, cost pools/allocations and inter-company accounting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Costpoint and SAP ERP experience

  • CPA

  • Strong digital transformation and data analytic skills

  • Experience working in a shared services organization

Salary Range: $99,800 - $149,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.