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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 .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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