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Job #: R-00010005
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: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Finance Group has an opening for a Benefits Accountant with a strong knowledge of Payroll / Benefits. This position reports to the Payroll/Benefits Accounting Manager and is based in Oak Ridge, TN.

Additional responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare and record journal entries for payroll transactions
  • Research and adjust payroll variances
  • Prepare and record journal entries for Employee Benefit Plans
  • Support the gathering of information for internal and external auditors and government compliance reviews
  • Prepare periodic & quarterly schedules to support DCAA and SOX requirements
  • Prepare periodic account reconciliations related to balance sheet accounts
  • Respond timely and professionally to inquiries
  • Interface with corporate departments (e.g. FP&A, Risk Management, Government Compliance, Accounting, and Tax) as needed
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Leidos accounting policies, GAAP, SOX, FAR and DCAA requirements
  • Escalate unresolved issues to direct supervisor


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and at least 1 year of Accounting experience; OR High School diploma and 3-5 years of Accounting relevant experience.
  • Be able to research and identify discrepancies in general ledger accounts; attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Must have strong skills in Excel


Desired Qualifications:
  • Shared service center accounting experience
  • Hyperion and accounting systems experience (Deltek Costpoint preferred)
  • Blackline reconciliation software experience


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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