Los Alamos National Laboratory Financial Business Analyst 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Lab invites you to join our Finance Science, Technology, and Engineering (FIN-STE) group to provide financial operations support, reporting, and analysis for one of three divisions within the Deputy Directorate for Science, Technology, & Engineering (DDSTE). The successful candidate will report to the Associate Laboratory Directorate Business Manager for the corresponding division and the Division Financial Lead will provide oversight of the day-to-day financial business operations for the Finance team.
This position is responsible for providing services in the areas of finance/budget, budget formulation and execution, business analysis, and general business operations. The position formulates, distributes and maintains budgets for Bioscience, a division with two groups, managed projects using actual performance, previous budget figures, estimated funding, expense reports, and other data sources to control funds to provide for proper financial administration. This position also prepares financial plans, monitors implementation of financial policies, prepares regular and special-purpose reports, maintains historical records, analyzes trends, recommends and interprets budgetary policies and procedures, prepares comparative evaluation of actual costs against budgeted funds, and determines rational for variances between costs and budget. The three positions available provide financial support to a division with a diverse portfolio of roughly $100M and 200 FTEs.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Advanced technical knowledge of financial concepts, including financial planning and analysis, budget formulation and execution, financial analysis, and general business operations. Advanced experience analyzing financial data and providing financial guidance and alternatives/recommendations to customers. Advanced experience identifying areas for improvement, including improving internal controls and business process efficiencies. Demonstrated ability to see institutional perspective; excellent professional judgement and technical acumen; demonstrated strong problem-solving skills in working on projects with variety of complexities.
Experience participating as part of a division management team establishing financial performance metrics for use in management decision-making processes. Advanced experience preparing presentations to aid in communications with various customers and sponsors. Experience providing responsive leadership for all functional areas of responsibility ensuring high level customer service and support. Demonstrated experience in promoting strong working relationships with customers, management and external stakeholders with the ability in promoting the team concept by building a strong, capable, and integrated business team.
Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to independently establish priorities, manage projects, and execute complex business and financial assignments. Ability to toggle between tasks to accomplish the financial business operations and provide guidance to team members for unforeseen situations or questions.
Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field and 5 years of experience; or, the equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience directly related to the occupation. An MBA is preferred.
General understanding of federal Cost Accounting Standards, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and appropriations law.
Experience with Government Contractors that could include a National Laboratory or a National Nuclear Security Administration/Department of Energy facility.
Understanding of cost allowability and experience with Strategic Partnership Projects (SPP) with Other Federal Agencies and private industry.
Understanding of the Applied Energy and Office of Science programs and familiarity with proposal generation related to these programs.
Experience with procurement planning and formal project management practices.
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 physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
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)
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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: IRC85942
Organization Name FIN-STE/DDSTE Finance
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC85942
Category: Finance & Accounting