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Accounts Payable Administrator

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 data sets, 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 battle space networks, communications, and command and control, Northrop Grumman has an unparalleled reputation as an innovator. 


Fixed term contract for 9 months. A key member of the General Accounting team, this role will work to ensure accurate and timely management of payments to NGUKL’s suppliers and Inter company partners.

Different thinking for a Different world


Key Responsibilities

  • Create supplier accounts and maintain supplier data within the ERP system

  • Scan (pdf) and process all purchase invoices both with and without purchase orders

  • Reconcile supplier and Inter company accounts

  • Point of contact for all supplier and inter company queries

  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure timely payment of invoices

  • Timely and accurate filing of all Finance records

  • Maintain company petty cash (where appropriate)

  • Undertake any other reasonable task as requested

  • Build and maintain a close partnership with supply chain and other NG organisations as required to ensure customer satisfaction



General Operational duties

  • Attend Business Management department meetings as required

  • Remain compliant with all applicable Business Management and Command Media Processes and procedures


How you will make a difference
Person Specification
  • Essential qualifications / experience 

  • Experience of working with Microsoft Dynamics or equivalent financial management system

  • Evidenced experience of supplier and customer engagement to ensure the smooth flow of payments processes

  • Demonstrable experience of reconciling / supplier accounts


Competency/Skill requirements

  • Proactive communicative skills, with a strong customer focus and ‘can do’ attitude

  • Good numerical skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Flexible and responsive to changing priorities

  • Able to work to strict timetables and deadlines

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point

  • Fluent in written and spoken English



Other requirements

  • Travel requirements: Occasional UK travel may be required to attend team/customer meetings and training activities