Project Accounting Manager 2

    • McLean, VA

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector is currently seeking a Project Accounting Manager 2 to join our growing team of diverse professionals in McLean, Virginia. The selected candidate will become a part of our Sector Headquarters Financial Reporting team.

This position will report to the Director of Financial Planning and Reporting or Manager of Project Accounting and manage our project and contract set up activities in the ERP system. This high impact role will work closely with the Sector division and program business management teams.


  • Provides Project WBS, Network, and Profit Center guidance
  • Provide Contract set up guidance to ensure accurate data entry into SAP
  • Supports billings, program control, and financial reporting requirements
  • Supports IWO set up activities
  • Provides project set up support for MSDynamics and international reporting
  • Researches and analyzes business transactions to ensure proper cost settlement
  • Coordinates research and data analytics with contracts, business management, accounting, and auditors as necessary
  • Updates Sector policies for system or process changes as necessary
  • Supports revenue recognition, estimates at completion, and backlog adjustments through accurate system processes


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following:
    • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 14 years of business, finance, or project management experience
    • Bachelor's degree in business or related field, with a minimum of 10 years of business, finance, or project management work experience
    • Master's degree in business or related discipline with a minimum of 8 years of business, finance, or project management work experience
  • Experience with Government Contacts
  • Experience with SAP
  • Must be able to work on-site in McLean, Virginia

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated, yet functions well in a team environment
  • Prior experience in Aerospace & defense industry
  • Prior experience in program control or contracts related fields

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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