Financial Analyst 2, Budget Systems & Reporting

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550
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We have an opening for a Budget Systems & Reporting Financial Analyst 2 to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.  You will be responsible for aggregating and consolidating, analyzing, and reporting on detailed monthly planning and cost data from an institutional perspective. This position is in the Budget/Systems & Reporting Division of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) Organization.

Essential Duties
- Participate in the development and analysis and reporting of moderately complex financial and workforce operating plans and review with management. 
- Gather, track, monitor, research and analyze moderately complex information on funding, costing, and workforce issues; research variances to plans and allocations; implement corrective actions.
- Develop reports, dashboards, presentations, and moderately complex analytical models, utilizing SQL, VBA, and other moderately complex data manipulation methods.
- Develop effective solutions to support efficient business processes as well as process improvements.
- Interpret and apply Laboratory, LLNS and DOE/NNSA policies, procedures, and processes to ensure work is in compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Provide input and perform self-assessments.
- Represent the organization with internal groups and participate in groups or on committees and foster effective relationships with customers, colleagues, and sponsors, both internal and external to the Laboratory.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications
- Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent combination of related experience, education, and training in the finance/accounting field.
- Experience applying analytical skills to research, interpret, analyze, compile, and present financial data and information.  Experience developing and maintaining spreadsheets and maintaining financial databases including experience utilizing commercial and/or institutional financial tools.
- Demonstrated basic knowledge and understanding of an experience performing financial functions including interpreting and applying financial policies and procedures, financial accounting, including the use of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). 
- Ability to interpret and apply financial policies and procedures, make decisions, and resolve routine problems using standard policies and procedures.
- Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and verbal and experience with decision making, problem solving and analytical skills to resolve issues requiring judgment, discretion, and tact.
- Experience working independently with general direction and demonstrated ability to establish own work priorities and to execute assignments, meeting time-sensitive deadlines and working on multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Experience in financial planning activities including detailed annual planning, monthly forecasting, consolidations and variance analysis and modeling.
- Demonstrated advanced PC computer and software application experience including MS Office Suite, SQL, and VBA.
 
Desired Qualifications
- Experience with Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
- Experience in trend analysis and identification of causes and drivers of workforce levels.
- Experience with IBM TM1 Planning Analytics (IBM Cognos TM1).

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, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet 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.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

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 applying cutting-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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Overall Rating: 28/199
Median Salary: $85,660

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