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Accountant Property, Mid/Senior

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Finance & Accounting | livermore, CA | 04/04/2022

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

We have an opening for a mid to senior career level Accountant 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 Finance/General Accounting & Compliance Division of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) Organization.

In this role you will

  • Prepare, analyze, maintain and review complex institutional accounting and financial information.
  • Independently complete monthly financial close activities in Property Accounting and General Ledger.
  • Provide oversight of, and maintain a relationship with, the Property Management, the Budget Team 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. 
  • Responsible for producing and submitting monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting of Nuclear Materials information per DOE requirements, and other ad hoc reports.
  • Independently research and respond to questions concerning property accounting, funding determinations, and capitalization, preparing required documentation for Controller, Livermore Site Office, and/or DOE.
  • Research, analyze and advise management and staff across the institution on issues related to property accounting utilizing multiple systems, including but not limited to, the Oracle Financial System and other DOE required systems.
  • Reconcile balance sheet ledger accounts, prepare journal entries, and analyze and interpret accounting data; advise and make recommendations to Asset Management and program staff on property and asset accounting requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Significant experience in property and asset accounting.
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, CAS, GAAP, financial policies and procedures.
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) and/or Material requirements planning (MRP) software experience for reporting financial transactions on various assets.
  • Significant experience with computer-based spreadsheets and report-generation applications. (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated advanced communication and interpersonal skills to effectively explain, negotiate, persuade, and build consensus among diverse stakeholders; experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of personnel. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

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

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. 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, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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