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Job #: R-00032389
Location: Tewksbury, MA
Category: Accounting
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

Security & Detector Systems is looking for an Accounting Specialist to perform cost accounting, sales and use tax analysis and reporting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform activities as assigned on a shared basis and the monthly/quarterly check list. This includes GL to PL reconciliation of revenue/profit, TB reconciliation, review TB for unusual balances, negative unbilled transfer, loss transfer, inventoried contract costs, negative AR and AP reclass
  • Month end close – responsible for inventory reconciliations and ledger adjustments
  • Perform analysis and prepare monthly liability accrual journal entries to ensure month end general ledger records and accompanying management reporting are accurate.
  • Performs general ledger account maintenance, researching and resolving open/aging items to ensure monthly balance is cleared.
  • Performs analysis and prepares correction journal entries to ensure accurate and timely charging to the ledgers, including program direct, and overhead sub-ledgers and the general ledger.
  • Performs audit data requests and auditor interface for internal and external audits.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects to drive improved financial reporting, improved processes and controls, and adherence to US GAAP
  • Work with operating segments’ controllers to apply US GAAP
  • Support internal control environment, including enhancement of documentation related to suite of control
  • Prepare BS Flux, MJE's reviews and document for corporate, segment or sector
  • Prepare month end accruals, for capital and inventory. Work with the team to ensure that all indirect costs and I/C charges are invoiced 
  • Perform activities as assigned on a shared basis and the monthly/quarterly check list. This includes GL to PL reconciliation of revenue/profit, TB reconciliation, review TB for unusual balances, negative unbilled transfer, loss transfer, inventoried contract costs, negative AR and AP reclass
  • Perform Sarbanes Oxley control narrative maintenance and resulting reporting

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline; Masters 4+ (Bachelor’s 6+) years of experience in audit, accounting and/or internal controls
  • Public accounting experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced excel skills (pivot tables, V lookups, Macros).

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong influential and project management skills
  • Understanding of ERP systems and how systems should properly function.
  • Ability to influence others, establish credibility with business partners and drive cultural change
  • Desire to make a positive impact with the ability to manage multiple tasks and shift priorities
  • Must be highly organized and able to manage many tasks simultaneously; self-directed but can work well as an effective team member and in a high paced environment

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BA degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Accounting

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

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