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Los Alamos National Laboratory Manufacturing Accountant 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

LANL has an exciting opportunity for an experienced manufacturing accountant to support the Weapons Program. In this role, the individual will share their expertise while collaborating cross-functionally to shape this new position, and provide maximum value to the Lab and its Weapons Program. The individual selected for this position will be the lead manufacturing accountant and report to the property accounting team leader. They will perform manufacturing cost activities in a manufacturing cost environment, and will review and determine the appropriate accounting system. The individual will work closely with technical program managers to ensure costs are captured completely and work-in-process and inventory are valued accurately. This position requires the individual to work on-site occasionally.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


Experience working in a complex organization with diverse operations. Demonstrated record of effective teamwork coupled with strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and technological skills with an ability to manage multiple priorities. Proven ability to meet deadlines and identify process improvements while supporting the organization’s strategic objectives.

Manufacturing Experience

Extensive cost accounting experience. Working knowledge of developing cost standards for materials and labor, analyzing production costs and recommending changes, computing cost allocations, performing month-end cost accounting close, maintaining cost accounting system and cost ledger and analyzing inventory valuations.

Accounting Experience

Extensive knowledge of accounting/financial concepts and principles such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and proper application of internal controls for accounting operation. Broad understanding of accounting and finance functions. Strong problem solving, analytical skills, attention to detail and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel and customers. Experience analyzing and interpreting trends requiring management’s attention, preparing financial and management reports and procedures and presenting findings and specific recommendations to senior management.

System Experience

Experience developing, implementing and maintaining cost accounting systems and accounting controls systems. Experience in establishing and reviewing system requirements for accounting processes. General understanding of system requirements for manufacturing accounting.

Education and Years of Relevant Experience

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field and eight years of experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using Enterprise software to support business operations

  • Technical acumen for information technology

  • MBA/CPA/CMA or advanced degree in a related field

  • Experience working in an organization subject to government regulations

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.

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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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 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: IRC83951
Minimum Salary 85400
Maximum Salary 139600
Req ID: IRC83951
Category: Finance & Accounting