Los Alamos National Laboratory Division Financial Lead (Financial Business Analyst 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Senior Financial Business Analyst is responsible for providing services in the areas of finance/budget, business analysis, and general business operations to the organization assigned. The Senior Financial Business Analyst will advise management and personnel on pertinent policies, procedures and regulations and provide guidance in fulfilling responsibilities for budget formulation and execution, financial planning, and analysis. Facilitate the understanding of financial management issues; facilitate communication with Management teams, various Directorates, CFO Division, and other Laboratory and sponsor organizations; and performs work under minimal direction from the Division Financial Leads and Business Managers.

Participate as a member of the division or program’s management team to establish financial performance metrics for use in management decision-making processes. Prepare presentations as requested to aid in communications with various customers and sponsors. Provide responsive leadership for all functional areas of responsibility to ensure high level of customer service and support. Promote strong working relationships within the Laboratory and with external stakeholders. Work as an advocate for Programs/Divisions in all business areas. Promote the team concept by building a strong, capable, integrated business team. Perform work under direction from the Business Manager.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced experience managing both direct and indirect budgets for project leaders, group and division management.

  • Advanced knowledge of, and experience in, strategy formulation, planning methodologies and complex program/portfolio management.

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of large, complex budgets and funding practices, including complex proposal preparation, work for others, work authorizations, accounting handbook, cost allowability and cost accounting standards.

  • Excellent organizational skills to independently establish priorities as-well-as managing projects, and executing complex business and financial assignments.

  • Experience as a member of an organizational management team strategically and tactically making decisions impacting multiple and complex organizations.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication and the ability to interact with a variety of constituents.

  • Demonstrated proficient use of software applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, etc.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience at a National Laboratory or a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)/ Department of Energy (DOE) facility.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Laboratory's organizational structure and some acquaintance with Laboratory missions.

Education:Bachelor's degree (MBA preferred) in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field and a minimum of eight years related field experience or the equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

Notes to Applicants:For full consideration, applicants must provide a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the knowledge, skills, and abilities compared to the Key Position Requirements noted in this job posting.

Additional Details:

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.

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 regards 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

The financial management focus of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Division includes integrating processes and systems across the Division, providing quality business processes and systems throughout the Laboratory, and partnering with the programs and technical divisions to strengthen business capabilities. CFO provides stewardship of Laboratory, Los Alamos National Security (LANS), NNSA and sponsor resources, building alliances with NNSA, DOE, Los Alamos Field Office, and the Albuquerque Service Center. CFO supports LANL's business functions in Accounting, Budgeting, Financial compliance, Corporate reporting, Travel and Tax, Pension and Treasury.

Maximum Salary: 115700

Minimum Salary: 71000

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-606-0784

Contact Name: Peterson, Pamela S (Pam)

Organization Name: CFO-STE/ PADSTE Budgeting

Email: ppeterson@lanl.gov

Job Title: Division Financial Lead (Financial Business Analyst 3)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC58644