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Financial System Analyst with Security Clearance at Northrop Grumman

Financial System Analyst with Security Clearance

Northrop Grumman Bloomington, MN (On Site) Full-Time
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 Corporate Financial Shared Services (FSS) Systems & Design and Project Management group is seeking a Financial Analyst 3 to join the team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will offer partial telework, but the chosen candidate will be required to regularly work on site in Bloomington, MN. The Financial Analyst is a business system analyst and functional administrator for the Costpoint financial system. Costpoint is an enterprise financial accounting system designed for project-focused accounting. It integrates functions such as accounts receivable (AR), accounts payable (AP), general ledger (GL), labor, project revenue and costs, bank account management and reconciliation, materials/supply chain and inventory. Because Costpoint is an enterprise financial system, the Financial Analyst also needs to be an expert in multiple accounting functions such as AR, AP, GL, labor, and project revenue and costs. In addition, be able to develop expertise in other areas, such as inventory. This position requires a mix of general accounting, government accounting and technical system skills including understanding of databases and enterprise systems. In addition, the Financial Analyst may also act as the project manager for various accounting projects. These projects can include stakeholders from across multiple functional groups, business units, IT departments and divisions and groups, and can encompass multiple functional processes and adjunct accounting systems. Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Collaborate and team with Northrop Grumman business units and FSS teams and to analyze, design and implement business processes leveraging system functionalities
* Administer and manage automated batch jobs and auto server related processes including:
* Costpoint (CP) System Utilities and Updates for weekend, month-end, and year-end close
* Indirect pools sub-ledger, rates and allocations - design, implement, process and validate
* Update project sub-ledger costing and presentation - design, process, and validate
* Close sub-periods after process server jobs - open and close, validate and update automated batch job parameters
* Analyze and troubleshoot accounting and financial functional issues in Costpoint and its ancillary and interface systems
* Setup and manage project account groups and associated accounts
* Manage and complete service of support tickets
* Support and test regular system maintenance upgrades and patches
* Support special projects such as:
* financial reorganizations
* new business unit implementations
* development of system functional process documents and desktop procedures
* driving process and system improvements in FSS accounting with Costpoint and its ancillary and interface software
* designing and implementing system processes for new business requirements and specifications
* Administer and manage adjunct systems such as Blackline and various SharePoint sites
* Support administration of shared Outlook mailboxes
* Support internal and external auditsA successful candidate will possess the following:
* Ability to troubleshoot and recommend solutions
* Ability to understand processes (system and non-system)
* Ability to lead and coordinate accounting projects
* Strong analytical skills
* Excellent problem-solving skills
* Exceptional organizational skills with attention to deadlines and details
* Excellent documentation and interpersonal communication skills
* Self-motivated and able to multitask under aggressive schedules
* Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlinesBasic Qualifications - To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
* Bachelor's degree with 6 years of relevant experience in finance, accounting, IT, or business/project management or Master's degree with 4 years of relevant experience in finance, accounting, IT, or business/project management
* Working knowledge of Costpoint ERP
* Strong PC skills and proficient knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Excel
* Experience with general ledger software
* Ability to work on site in Bloomington, MNPreferred Qualifications - Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
* BS or BA degree in finance, accounting, IT, business management, or related field
* Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and government accounting rules
* Experience in systems implementations and upgrades
* Experience in SharePoint and Cognos
* Aerospace/Defense industry experience Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD Employees 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 [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Financial System Analyst with Security Clearance . 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 [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Financial System Analyst with Security Clearance . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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