Los Alamos National Laboratory Financial Business Analyst 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The 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 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.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

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

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

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of large, complex budgets and funding practices.

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

  • Demonstrated experience supporting technical customers by providing overall business support.

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

  • Proven ability to work in a diverse and busy environment with multiple deadlines and priorities.

  • 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 NNSA/DOE facility.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cost allowability and cost accounting standards.


Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration (MBA preferred) and typically five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Note to Applicant:

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 the job posting.

Additional Details:

Number of position openings: 10

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 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, LANS, NNSA and sponsor resources, building alliances with NNSA, DOE, LASO, and the ABQ Service Center. CFO supports LANL's business functions in Accounting, Budgeting, Financial compliance, Corporate reporting, Travel and Tax, Pension and Treasury.

Maximum Salary: 105700

Minimum Salary: 66600

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Jiron, Sue Antoinette (Antoinette)

Organization Name: CFO-OPS/PADOPS Budgeting

Email: sajiron@lanl.gov

Job Title: Financial Business Analyst 2

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC69097