Full Job Description
What You Will Do
The Lab invites you to join our Finance Science, Technology, & Engineering (FIN-STE) group, supporting financial operations, reporting and analysis for the Deputy Directorate for Science, Technology, & Engineering (DDSTE).
This position is responsible for providing services in the areas of finance/budget, budget formulation and execution, financial analysis, and general business operations. The position formulates, distributes and maintains budgets, utilizes financial analysis in monitoring planned execution, estimated funding, expense reports, and other data sources to monitor funding and execution to provide for proper financial administration. This position also prepares financial plans, monitors implementation of financial policies, prepares regular and special-purpose reports, maintains historical records, analyzes trends, recommends and interprets budgetary policies and procedures, prepares comparative evaluation of actual costs against budgeted funds, and determines rationale for variances between costs and budget.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Knowledge of financial concepts, including financial planning and analysis, budget formulation and execution, business analysis, and general business operations. Experience analyzing financial data and providing financial guidance and alternatives/recommendations to customers. Experience identifying areas for improvement, including improving internal controls and business process efficiencies.
Experience working in a complex organization with diverse operations, combined with a demonstrated record of effective teamwork and leadership. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication and the ability to interact with a variety of constituents. Self-driven, accountable for individual learning and understanding of financial policies, processes, concepts while obtaining frequent mentoring from group staff.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to independently establish priorities, manage projects, and execute complex business and financial assignments.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration (MBA preferred) and a minimum of two years of related work experience or the equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
General understanding of federal Cost Accounting Standards, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and appropriations law.
Experience with Government Contractors which could include a National Laboratory or a National Nuclear Security Administration/Department of Energy facility.
Ability to obtain a Q clearance
Note to Applicants: Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications.
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
Dental and vision insurance
Free basic life and disability insurance
Paid maternity and parental leave
Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
Onsite gyms and wellness programs
Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
Directive 206.2 – Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.
*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.
Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.