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Northrop Grumman Principal Financial Analyst - SEC Financial Reporting in Falls Church, Virginia

Northrop Grumman is seeking a highly motivated professional to join the SEC reporting team. This high visibility team is part of the Controller's organization and is responsible for leading the quarterly SEC Financial Reporting process as well as the maintenance of the Company's Financial Consolidation reporting system. The Principal Financial Analyst of SEC Reporting will report to the Manager of SEC Reporting.

EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS include the following.

  • Prepare information used for external reporting (Earnings Release, 10-Q, 10-K), including the preparation of XBRL tagging

  • Collaborate with sector financial reporting teams and other relevant stakeholders to ensure alignment and continuous improvement of the financial close process

  • Support manager(s) with ad hoc requests, including opportunities for cross functional collaboration within the organization

  • Provide financial accounting support for acquisitions, divestitures, and realignments, as assigned.

  • Monitor existing and emerging financial accounting and reporting requirements, assessing the applicability to Northrop

  • Prepare and submit certain quarterly and annual census reports and surveys

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Working knowledge of SEC rules and regulations and U.S. generally accepted accounting principles

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to grammar and diction

  • Strong research and analysis skills; able to clearly and concisely summarize impact of SEC reporting or financial accounting requirements on Northrop

Key Attributes Include:

  • Self-motivated, yet functions well in a team environment

  • Detail oriented; delivers timely and accurate results under time sensitive conditions

  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities at any given point in time

  • Collaborative; team player

  • Analytical; makes recommendations using acquired data and cumulative experience

  • High-level of integrity to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality

  • Be an active and agile learner; able to enhance personal, professional, and business growth through new knowledge and experiences; able to readily apply past experiences to new situations to generate solutions to organization challenges.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting with 6 years of relevant work experience; or Master's degree with 4 years experience

  • Master's degree or CPA may be traded for 2 years of experience, master's degree and a CPA may be traded to a total of 3 years of experience

  • Public Accounting experience IF directly relevant may count for up to an additional year of experience for each year of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified public accountant

  • Public accounting, reporting, and/ or auditing experience

  • Prior experience in the aerospace & defense industry

  • Prior experience with Hyperion Financial Management software

  • Prior experience with Workiva and/or XBRL

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.

Job Category : Business Management