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Job #: R-00008738
Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Category: Accounting
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking an Accounting Manager to join a dynamic, multi-national Company with a key role in our Corporate Accounting Team in Oak Ridge - TN. We are looking for an energetic, team player with a background in corporate accounting in a large company. This is a highly visible and impactful position working with giving direction to both internal and external resources.

In this role, you will manage a team of accountants who perform general ledger reconciliations, journal entries and other financial accounting and reporting activities. Furthermore, you will also be accountable for ensuring compliance with appropriate controls, policies, deadlines and regulatory requirements. You will interact extensively with organizational finance and corporate accounting personnel.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Monitor general ledger account balances to ensure GAAP compliance
  • Review and approve journal entries, reconciliations and postings to the general ledger
  • Ensure proper support exists for all journal entries and reconciliations
  • Prepared monthly schedules and analysis, primarily in the form of fluctuation analyses, to support corporate financial reporting requirements
  • Ensure timely resolution and escalation of outstanding reconciling items
  • Manage and directly a team of accountants
  • Meet corporate financial closing and reporting requirements and deadlines
  • Ensure compliance with assigned SOX and DFARS internal controls
  • Respond timely to internal and external audit requests
  • Identify and communicate process improvement and automation opportunities
  • Interact regularly with line and corporate functions, such as Project Controllers, FP&A, Procurement, Technical Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Tax
  • Create and conduct performance evaluations and reviews for employees
  • Assist the Accounting Director as needed

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in accounting with progressive experience in the financial close process and leading, managing and supervising general ledger accountants
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Effective leadership and communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills

Desired Qualifications:
  • Public accounting experience
  • Deltek Costpoint experience
  • Active CPA license
  • Knowledge of government contracting compliance requirements

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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