Senior Principal Cost Accountant

Recruiter
Northrop Grumman
Location
El Segundo
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Category: Business Management
Location: El Segundo, California
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

Support our entire enterprise and build the networks, staff the teams, and develop the processes that will keep us defining what's possible. We have opportunities across our enterprise with 90,000 team members throughout the world. The only limit to your growth is your ambition and drive. We want to empower you to bring your best, with resources, support, and talented team members that will launch your career. Enterprise Services (ES) Material Accounting is seeking a Senior Principal Cost Accountant knowledgeable in Financial & Material Accounting functions and activities.
Serve as lead for Material Accounting in providing direction and guidance to team members
Serve as lead Material Accountant in representing Material Accounting and interfacing with consultants, customers related to ERP programs and process
Serve as lead Material Accountant for audit requests and interfacing with auditors, compliance and process owners
This position will interact with various sectors, divisions and technical staff to solve inventory issues.
Utilize SAP/BW to perform material costing functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies and procedures, disclosure statements, and government regulations
Perform complex analysis and make recommendations in support of sector inventory issues
Perform complex functions such as MRP system data maintenance, cost and inventory analysis
Provide Material Accounting support for restricted areas
Represent Material Accounting in non–recurring initiatives

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in finance, business or related field and 10 years' related experience; or a Master's degree with 8 years related experience
Understanding of financial statements
Knowledge of process controls, business functions, material management and cost transaction systems
Experience with SharePoint, Business Warehouse and SAP
Ability to obtain a Secret level clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity with NGAS costing methods
Knowledge of compliance audit standards for MMAS
Secret level clearance or higher

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.

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