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Job #: R-00020742
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 Corporate Finance Group has an opening for a Senior Accountant in Oak Ridge, TN. The Senior Accountant reports to the Operational Accounting Manager for the Oak Ridge Accounting Center in Oak Ridge, TN and is responsible for managing general ledger reconciliations, journal entries and other financial accounting and reporting activities. This role is also accountable for ensuring compliance with appropriate controls, policies, deadlines and regulatory requirements. This position interacts extensively with Organizational finance and corporate accounting personnel.

Primary responsibilities include:

- 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

- Prepare 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

- Meet corporate financial closing and reporting requirements and deadlines

- 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

- Oversee Suspense accounting process for entire enterprise

- Be a SME for team members acting as a senior member of immediate team

- Escalate unresolved issues to direct supervisor

- Assist the ORAC Accounting Management team as needed

Required Qualifications:

- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

- Minimum of four (4) years of experience in accounting with progressive experience in the financial close process and leading processes.

- Working knowledge of GAAP

- Effective leadership and communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills

Desired Qualifications:

- Public accounting experience

- Deltek Costpoint experience

- Blackline reconciliation software experience

- Knowledge of government contracting compliance requirements

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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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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