Accountant 3, Projects/GL Accounting

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550
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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for an Accountant 3 to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment. You will be responsible for the preparation, analysis, maintenance, and review of complex institutional accounting, financial, and property reporting information. This position is in the General Accounting & Compliance/Financial Reporting Division of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) Organization.
Essential Duties- Process, analyze, maintain and review institutional accounting costs and financial information.
- Independently complete monthly financial close activities in Projects Accounting and General Ledger.
- Provide oversight and maintain a relationship with Finance, Budget Team and Laboratory employees while ensuring compliance with Contract 44, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and applicable Department of Energy (DOE) regulations, policies and procedures as it applies to property accounting and capitalization.
- Advise and provide analysis and research on any area related to project accounting, general ledger and property accounting, including but not limited to transactions in the Oracle Financial System, along with Department of Energy (DOE) required systems.
- Reconcile account costing information, analyze and interpret accounting data to advise and make recommendations that may pertain to general ledger, projects, property and/or assets.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or equivalent combination of related experience, education, and training in the finance/accounting field.
- Complete knowledge and in-depth understanding of accounting theory, CAS, GAAP, financial policies and procedures.
- Significant experience applying problem-solving and analytical skills to solve complex issues requiring mature judgment, discretion and tact, and ability to successfully negotiate desirable outcomes and experience making effective and timely decisions.
- Significant experience researching, compiling, and analyzing complex financial data and information and developing; applying and interpreting financial policies and procedures.
- Advanced experience in the development and maintenance of financial spreadsheets containing advanced functions, including significant experience utilizing commercial and institutional financial tools.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal to effectively prepare and deliver financial briefings, documentation, reports and financial advice to senior Laboratory personnel, and/or other external organizations and agencies.
- Advanced organization skills and expertise using interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively explain, negotiate, persuade, and build consensus among diverse stakeholders; experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of personnel.
- Significant experience with computer-based spreadsheets and report-generation applications (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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