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Northrop Grumman Senior Principal Financial Analyst - Technical Accounting in Redondo Beach, California

Business Management


Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Senior Principal Financial Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Join us in the pursuit of top-tier financial performance. This position will report to the Manager of SOX and Technical Accounting and is located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Address technical accounting issues arising from business transactions or the implementation of new accounting pronouncements.

  • Identify, analyze, and apply technical guidance and document accounting memos

  • Interface and coordinate with business, program, and sector personnel to drive process changes and resolve Sector wide issues

  • Assist in maintaining and updating the Sector's accounting policies and procedures

  • Prepare non-routine journal entries in SAP and HFM

  • Assist in preparation and analysis of financial statement related support

  • Support Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and documentation

  • Liaise with auditors by providing requested PBC items and thoroughly responding to questions in support of the audit

  • Work with the finance and business management teams to develop strategies to improve efficiency and effectiveness

  • Support special projects on an ad hoc basis

  • Support the development of presentations for, and occasionally brief to, Division and Sector leadership

  • Mentor and act as a resource to junior members of the team

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels. You will serve as a trusted advisor / SME to all levels of the organization regarding technical accounting issues. You enjoy both independent research and analysis in addition to partnering with stakeholders to come up with resourceful solutions.

Job Category : Business Management