Los Alamos National Laboratory Financial Business Analyst 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Lab invites you to join our Finance Operations (FIN-OPS) group, supporting financial operations, reporting and analysis for the Deputy Directorate for Operations (DDOPS).
The position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day budgeting activities and in preparing basic financial reports. Responsible for gaining an understanding of financial policies, procedures and usage of business systems. Formulates, distributes and maintains budgets for programs or organizational units using actual performance, previous budget figures, estimated funding, expense reports, and other data sources to control funds and provide for proper financial administration. Prepares financial plans, monitors implementation of financial policies, prepares regular and special-purpose reports, maintains historical records, analyzes trends, establishes cost rates and labor & M&S forecasts, 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:
Basic knowledge of financial concepts, including financial planning and analysis, budget formulation and execution, business analysis, and general business operations. Skill in analyzing financial data and providing financial guidance and alternatives/recommendations to customers. Experience in applying problem solving techniques and communicating both orally and in writing.
Ability to work in a complex organization with diverse operations, combined with a demonstrated record of effective teamwork. 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.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration; 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 part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year .
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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy 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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Jiron, Sue Antoinette (Antoinette)
Vacancy Name: IRC85736
Organization Name FIN-OPS/DDOPS Budgeting
Minimum Salary 58000
Maximum Salary 90800
Req ID: IRC85736
Category: Finance & Accounting