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General Accountant

United Kingdom
Job Description
Northrop Grumman is involved in a range of future game-changing defence and security programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with much of its situational awareness and communications, as a leading specialist in large intelligence datasets, as a pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft systems, or as the ‘go to’ provider for truly open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, Northrop Grumman has an unparalleled reputation as an innovator. 
Different thinking for a Different world

A key member of the General Accounting team, this role will work to ensure the reliability and integrity of the company’s financial records and accounts.

How you will make a difference
  • Analysis of ledger trial balances to ensure their validity and accuracy

  • Support the General Accounting Manager and Senior General Accountant in monthly close activities

  • Prepare basic  journal entries under the guidance of the Senior General Accountant and General Accounting Manager

  • Prepare and processing weekly cash disbursements journals

  • Support the preparation of payroll journal entry

  • Record and clear of cash receipts

  • Support data requests related to the quarterly VAT returns

  • Prepare account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts

  • Provide prompt and valid submission of requests to Accounts Payable for payments which involve accounting calculations, including VAT, Inland revenue, pension contributions

  • Prepare intercompany recharges and reconcile of intercompany balances

  • Support internal and external audit requests

  • Provide support to the Corporate International Accounting organisation in their preparation and filing of appropriate company accounts

  • Review month end reconciliations of balance sheet items

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation for all inventory related G/L accounts

  • Run DNBi checks and provide financial analysis for approval of new vendors/customers

  • Set up all new customers on ERP system

  • Set up all new projects and project contracts on ERP system

  • Approval of sales invoices, bank payments and signatory on bank mandate

  • Undertake any other reasonable task as requested