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Senior Principal Government Accountant- Dulles, VA

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10090775Category: Business Management Location: Dulles, VA, USA - Gilbert, AZ, USA +1 moreCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions Available: 1At 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.Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Senior Principal Government Accountant to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles VA or Gilbert, AZ and support the Tactical Space Systems Division.The primary function of the Sr Principal Government Accountant is to assist in liaison activities be-tween NGSP TSS Division and Governmental Agencies (DCAA, DCMA, DOI, etc.) and to support other internal/external audits as needed. This includes the facilitation, data gathering, review, and coordination of audit activities, RFI's, special requests/projects. The position will assist in supporting activities such as incurred cost submissions preparation, disclosure statements, cost impact studies, FAR/CAS interpretations, Mandatory Annual Audit Requirements (MAAR), floor checks, internal controls, or other assignments as needed. Assists in implementing policies and procedures to ensure that these are following the FAR/CAS appropriate statutes, regulations and that regulatory reporting requirements are met. Assists with investigation and resolution of compliance problems, questions, or complaints received from other units of the company, customers, government regulatory agencies, etc. May develop and implement programs designed to increase employee awareness and knowledge of compliance policies. May audit and evaluate current policies, procedures, and documentation for compliance with government laws and regulations.Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:Applies and analyzes accounting principles on contracts, costs, processes, practices, and procedures with Federal Acquisition Regulations - FAR - and Cost Accounting Standards - CAS - interpretations.Ensures continued approved status of major business processes and systems required to do business with US Government.Interacts with federal regulatory agencies and internal personnel while investigating and resolving US and foreign government procurement regulatory compliance issues. Prepares reports of findings and recommendations to management.May negotiate rate agreements, provide government regulatory accounting training to company personnel and evaluate company practices for compliance to regulations.Primary Liaison to Governmental Agencies (DCAA/DCMA) and works directly with Governmental/NGSP Internal Audit auditors and internal staff to accurately, professionally, and timely respond to audits, RFI's, Business Systems Reviews, ad-hoc requests, and special projects.Tracks and documents all requests and work assignments.Facilitates resolutions to concerns from external and internal clients/auditors.Prepares the annual Incurred Cost Submission.May prepare and support Disclosure Statements.May prepare and support Cost Impact Studies.Uses internal tools to support job duties; includes the use of reporting tools in data calls.Will continually demonstrate knowledge of relevant FAR and CAS rules/regulations to assist in assignments.May assist and support final rate/cost negotiations, quick closeouts, or other duties as required.May identify and recommend to management areas for business/process improvement, compliance, or concerns regarding company polices/procedures.Will support ad-hoc request and special projects.As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsThis position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday offBasic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree and 9 years of relevant experience in regulatory compliance analysis, accounting, finance, billing, contracts, or a related discipline - OR - a Master's degree with 7+ years of related professional experience. An additional four years' experience accepted in lieu of a degree.Experience working with DCAA auditors and advanced understanding of the Defense Contract Audit Manual (DCAM)Knowledge of U.S. Government regulations, including Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), TINA and FARProficient in Microsoft Office suite, with added emphasis on Excel and PowerPointPreferred Qualifications:Proficiency with CostpointProficient in Microsoft Office suite, with added emphasis on Excel and PowerPointAerospace/Defense industry experience in business management functions including indirect rates, accounting, and/or billingExperience with U.S. Government regulations including Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environmentSelf-motivated with a proven ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced team environmentStrong communication skills to successfully work across line and functional businesses at various levels and disciplinesThis position reports to Dulles, VA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Gilbert, AZ, AZ, USA.Salary Range: $92,400 USD - $160,600 USDEmployees 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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