Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Staff Accountant

Minnetonka, MN

Job Description

Job ID: JV20182308-47196

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking a Staff Accountant to join the General Accounting team in our Minnetonka, MN office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to GAAP
  • Prepare and process monthly accounting entries based on GAAP and government contract accounting knowledge
  • Analyze data using worksheet and database skills to manipulate and summarize into meaningful information for supervisors
  • Support various audits by internal, external, and government auditors
  • Perform GL account reconciliations and resolve any accounting discrepancies and irregularities in accordance with corporate policy
  • Support the monitoring and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • Provide financial information and schedules for internal and external reporting
  • Perform other accounting and finance activities as may be needed to support and advance the daily operations and processes within General Accounting and NGIS as a whole

Experience Requirements:

  • ERP experience preferred

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proficient with Excel and Word
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Ability to participate positively and successfully in a team environment using strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with abilities to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field or equivalent experience

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 Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Accounting, Accounting
Group: Sector