Los Alamos National Laboratory Business Manager 4 (FIN-CAT Business Manager) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC78272
Job Title Business Manager 4 (FIN-CAT Business Manager)
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name FIN-CAT / Finance - Cost Accounting
Minimum Salary 108100
Maximum Salary 182500
What You Will Do
TheBusiness Manager 4 will have leadership responsibilities, coordination, and oversight of the financial strategy and analysis for the Finance Division Cost Accounting Team (FIN-CAT). FIN-CAT is responsible for the processes for the classification, accumulation, rate development, recovery, reporting and analysis, and audit support for an overhead cost portfolio of approximately $1 billion annually. LANL cost accounting processes are highly impactful to internal and external stakeholders. Effective administration requires a broad knowledge and skill set including experience with cost accounting and cost allocation methodologies, financial modeling techniques, application of federal Cost Accounting Standards, and excellent verbal and technical writing capabilities.
Responsibilities include :
Supervision of a team cost accounting analysts to include goal setting, training, work assignments and performance evaluation.
Developing and maintaining policies and procedures (including the cost accounting disclosure statement) related to LANL indirect costs.
Providing oversight for the annual indirect budget process.
Establishing indirect cost rates (labor rates and overhead rates) to ensure appropriate recovery from laboratory programs.
Trend analysis and forecasting to advise senior management when corrective actions become necessary.
Variance analysis and financial impact modeling.
Year-end closing activities including the final liquidation of overhead variances.
Supporting internal and external audits and reviews, including development and implementation of corrective actions when required.
Providing training and presentations to employees with varying business and accounting backgrounds.
Participating in working groups within LANL and among other national laboratories to identify and implement best financial practices.
Identifying opportunities and implementing solutions for process improvements.
Contributing ideas and efforts related to the management and leadership of the LANL Finance Division.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Broad knowledge and skill set including experience with cost accounting and cost allocation methodologies, financial modeling techniques, application of federal Cost Accounting Standards, and excellent verbal and technical writing capabilities.
Demonstrated successful experience in the leadership of a large organization responsible for financial or business operations, including budget formulation, rate development, analysis and technical communication.
Demonstrated line management and leadership capabilities, including: institutional perspective; excellent professional judgment and technical acumen; demonstrated strong problem solving skills in working on projects with varied complexities.
Successful experience interacting effectively across internal and external organizations at all levels and with stakeholders.
Demonstrated experience communicating with and advising mid- to senior-level management on financial issues
Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively partner with executive management, stakeholders and staff.
Knowledge of personnel policies, procedures, and demonstrated skill in their application to selection, training and development, performance evaluation, salary administration and career discussions.
Knowledge of Laboratory business systems such as Oracle Project Accounting, Recharge Systems, Accrual, Travel System, Oracle Time and Labor, etc.
Extensive Knowledge of federal, DOE/NNSA and LANL financial policies.
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field or the equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Professional accounting certification in public accounting or management accounting is preferred.
Note to Applicant: In addition to the resume, applicants must submit a cover letter addressing each of the minimum requirements.
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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Where You Will Work
The Finance Division Cost Accounting Team(FIN-CAT) is an organization within the Associate Laboratory Directorate for Business Services (ALDBUS). FIN-CAT team members are collectively located in the central administrative hub of the laboratory alongside members of the Controller’s Division with whom they frequently interact . FIN-CAT provides services to stakeholders both within and outside of Los Alamos National Laboratory. Occasional travel is required.
Appointment Type Regular
Contact Name Jiron, Sue Antoinette (Antoinette)
Req ID: IRC78272