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Accountant 3

Company: Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos LLC
Location: Los Alamos
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Profile:Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) manages the 10-year, $1.38 billion Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Los Alamos Field Office. N3B is a limited liability company owned by HII Nuclear Inc. and BWX Technologies, joined by our critical subcontractors Longenecker and Associates and Tech2 Solutions. N3B brings operational discipline, proven approaches and predictable results to the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract. Position Location:This position is located in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Los Alamos is a tight-knit mountain community that consistently ranks as one of's Best Small Towns in America. For two years in a row, Los Alamos County has ranked as the healthiest county in the nation according to a U.S. News report. The city is a top spot for outdoor enthusiasts as it has more than 120 hiking and biking trails, and residents enjoy easy access to the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Thanks to the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos' presence in the area, Los Alamos also has a college-town vibe that's a major draw for young professionals, families and retirees. COVID Vaccination Mandate:N3B is required by contract to comply with the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance concerning implementation of Executive Order 14043 on the subject of vaccination against COVID-19. In October 2021, N3B became subject to the Task Force mandate that all N3B employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law (a religious or medical exemption with reasonable accommodation). In December 2021, that mandate was stayed by way of an action in federal court. Therefore, at this time, N3B highly encourages, but does not require employees to be vaccinated. However, in the event that the federal mandate is re-imposed in the future, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination unless you are approved for an exemption on religious or medical grounds. The company will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the company a legally required exception from this requirement. Position Summary:The selected candidate will report to the Controller and supports the company mission by providing accounting services in areas to include financial statement preparation, invoice preparation and submission, routine and special purpose reporting, account analysis and reconciliation, variance analysis, and maintaining historical records. Duties may include procedural tasks as well as special project initiatives. Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):

  • Maintains proper accounting records according to accounting guidelines and company procedures
  • Compiles, analyzes, and reconciles financial data to support financial statements and prepares journal entries as required
  • Analyzes financial data to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.
  • Prepares financial statements, including balance sheet, profit & loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for internal customers and partner companies.
  • Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
  • Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports
  • Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures
  • Makes recommendations regarding the accounting of assets, revenues and expenditures
  • Prepares client invoices Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):
    • Working knowledge of accounting concepts and principle to include General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and proper application of internal controls.
    • Knowledge of financial concepts, including financial planning and analysis, budget formulation and execution, business analysis, and general business operations.
    • Experience developing accounting controls, analyzing and interpreting data, identifying trends, providing financial guidance and recommendations to customers, and reporting results to management.
    • Ability to conduct research in accounting and business processes and offer ideas for continuous improvement in business processes and internal controls and taking action to implement solutions.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience researching, gathering, analyzing data, summarizing results, resolving problems and issues, both independently and as a team member
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently while maintaining excellent organization and prioritization with proven ability to follow through to completion on multiple tasks, often under strict deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changing priorities.
    • Proven ability in effectively working within a team environment and interacting and networking with all levels of internal and external personnel and customers.
    • Demonstrated proficient use of computer software applications, including accounting software and financial reporting tools.
    • Self-driven, accountable for individual learning and understanding of financial policies, processes, and concepts while obtaining some mentoring from group staff.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills Education and Experience Required:Position requires a Bachelors' degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field and 6 years of related financial experience. Education Equivalency: 2 years of relevant experience for 1 year of college.MBA, Masters in Accountancy or Certified Public Accountant, desired. Government related financial experience, including Cost Accounting Standards and FAR/DFARs knowledge, desired. Employee Referral Eligibility: This position is eligible for N3B's employee referral program. Mission Critical Position: Yes ☐ No ☒Hard To Fill: Yes ☒ No ☐ Business Associations: Represents organization as a prime contact on assigned financial areas or projects. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations. Impact:Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normally have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization. Also, decisions have some influence on the financial, employee, or public relations posture of the organization. Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: Office work environment. Only electrical hazards and other minor potential hazards normally found in an office environment are anticipated. Job performance requires adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements of the discipline. This position has the potential to be part of the company's Telework Program which allows work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Home Office location. Employee participation in the Telework Program may be shortened or extended at the manager's discretion. Ability to report on-site (Los Alamos) as needed to support mission requirements is a must for this position. Safety, Security, and QualityWhile working to achieve N3B LLCC objectives, the employee will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner to include protecting the confidentiality and integrity of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This role will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety, security and quality an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security. Ability to obtain an L level Department of Energy security clearance. Diversity & Inclusiveness N3B is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.N3B will ensure no applicant for employment or employee is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.

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