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Los Alamos National Laboratory Accounting Assistant 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Payroll Accounting Assistant (Accounting Assistant 4) is an accounting assistant position that supports the Craft payroll timekeeping functional team. This position reports directly to the Craft Payroll Team Leader, receiving functional and operational direction from the designated supervisor/manager or his/her designee(s). The focus of this position is on the union time and effort data entry the payroll timekeeping team. Job duties include: data entry including verification, customer service (emails & phone), electronic filing and archiving. This position requires availability to periodically work outside of the normal work week. Requires accuracy, strong analytical and time management skills, ability to work independently, and to identify and resolve routine problems. Must have a strong work ethic, ability to meet deadlines and proven record of excellent attendance.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Accounting Assistant Experience:

Working knowledge of electronic timekeeping systems and LANL craft payroll work processes and techniques, concepts and terminology. Ability to work continuously and accurately with figures; perform arithmetic operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division; accurately compare and transcribe figures with excellent attention to detail.


Demonstrated awareness of the importance of confidentiality and requirements surrounding personally identifiable information (PII).

Communication Skills:

Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, with others and to assimilate and understand information.

Technical Experience:

Proficient with various computer software programs such as Microsoft Office and E-mail; must have demonstrated working knowledge in Word and Excel. Familiarity with financial programs, software, or ERP systems.

Organizational Skills:

Ability to execute priorities and assigned business and financial assignments within strict time deadlines. Demonstrated experience organizing and prioritizing tasks with the ability to work effectively under pressure with frequent interruptions and changing priorities. Proven record of high productivity, accuracy and attention to detail.


Demonstrated ability to work well as a member of a team. Ability to promote team success by offering help to others. Ability to take on additional tasks and seek opportunities to learn new tasks.


Ability to provide operational direction, advice, training and mentoring to departmental staff, if assigned.


Position requires a minimum of 5 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be expected, such as college level business courses.

Desired Qualifications:

  • One (1) year work experience with LANL union craft timekeeping.

  • One (1) year work experience with spreadsheets, electronic financial or payroll systems

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.

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)

Additional Details

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.

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

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 LaboratoryPolicy P701for 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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Contact Details
Contact Name Jiron, Sue Antoinette (Antoinette)
Email sajiron@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC83273
Organization Name CNTL-PRBEN/Payroll and Benefits Accounting
Minimum Salary 47400
Maximum Salary 72900
Req ID: IRC83273
Category: Finance & Accounting