AuditorFalls Church, VA

Requisition ID: R10161804

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Falls Church, Virginia, United States of America | Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

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

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 50% 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’s Internal Audit (IA) department is seeking a qualified individual to join our diverse audit staff. The Auditor will report to the Manager of Internal Audit.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing operational, compliance, and other business process audits across all company operations.

  • Based on a risk-based approach, designing and developing test steps for an audit topic under review.

  • Conduct timely testing in accordance with department and Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) Standards.

  • Assisting and supporting the lead auditor to ensure the audit phases (planning, field work, reporting) are on schedule.

  • Identifying issues and articulating the risk/impact of the issues. Assist the lead auditor in conveying the issues to IA management and auditees. Assist in developing appropriate recommendations to address the root cause of an issue.

  • Assisting the lead auditor in presentations covering the audit phases and presenting those materials to Sector staff and management as well as IA leadership.

  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with auditees and management.

  • General understanding of the potential effects of newly established and/or potential business and regulatory requirement changes implemented by the company and/or any other regulatory entities on the company and our internal audit approach.

  • Effectively work on other types of audits across the company covering various functional topics and processes.

  • Documenting interviews and audit testing through the development of clear and concise workpapers including evidence to support conclusion of testing, that meet department and IIA standards, in a timely manner.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Audit expertise: ability to execute diverse audit projects within designated timelines, adhering to IIA professional standards and department policies.

  • Analytical skills: general knowledge of data gathering analytical tools (i.e. SAP, BW, MS Office (Excel, Access), ACL) to analyze and interpret a wide variety of information to identify trends as well as positive and negative correlations, form valid conclusions, and present data to best highlight relevant points.

  • Documentation and reporting: ability to produce detailed, clear, concise, and meaningful audit workpapers and issue sheets. Proficient in documenting evidence to support testing and conclusions in audit software tool, such as Workiva.

  • Communication and collaboration: excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary for articulating audit findings, making persuasive recommendations, and collaborating effectively with both internal and external stakeholders. Ability to work in a team environment and collectively work towards a common goal.

  • Professional development: possess or actively pursuing the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and/or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field with 3 years of relevant internal audit experience OR 1 year with a Master’s degree

  • · Candidates must have the ability to obtain, and maintain, a DOD Secret level security clearance as a condition of continued employment

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry / Government Contracting. Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).

  • Secret or Top Secret Clearance (TS), TS SCI or TS SAP Access.

Salary Range: $68,800 - $103,200

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.