Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
Leidos is looking for a highly-motivated, first-class Accounts Payable Accounting Technician to support the travel desk in the Finance Department of our client, the Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) of the U.S. Department of Justice at 150 M Street NE, Washington, DC. Join our team and be a valued part of ENRD's mission to enforce civil and criminal environmental laws and programs protecting the health and environment of the United States, and to defend suits challenging those laws and programs.
In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner with internal and external colleagues of all levels, as well as solve complex problems using your accounting skills and available technological tools. If you are well-organized, proficient with Excel, able to work under tight deadlines, have a good understanding of financial, accounting, and/or banking principles coupled with good customer service skills, and thrive in a fast-paced and diverse environment, this job is for you!
In general, the Accounting Technician reviews and analyzes financial data, documents and manual or automated accounting systems relating to employee travel reimbursements, including the following duties:
- Review employee reimbursement claims for accuracy.
- Log travel authorizations and complete system data entry.
- Process employee reimbursement claims.
- Prepare and review daily verification reports.
- Key reimbursable documents in UFMS.
- Scan and upload documents.
- Maintain and input data into excel spreadsheets.
- Compile documents for requests from auditors or on cases.
- Respond to emails and perform customer service functions.
- Troubleshoot and correct system errors.
Please Note: Must be able to work onsite 5 days a week in Washington, DC (once temporary Pandemic Remote work is over OR when asked to return in the office).
- Two-year degree in accounting or four-year degree in a related field (finance, business, banking, or economics) with 30 credit hours in accounting. (With the COR’s approval, relevant financial and accounting experience performing technical level duties in accounting, banking, or finance for corporations or non-profit organizations may be substituted for the education and credit requirements.)
- Knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems used by banking, financial and other institutions.
- Proficiency in Excel.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.
Suggested skills that would be helpful for this position:
-Travel expense reimbursement, highly preferred.
-UFMS and E2 Travel experience, highly preferred.
-Experience in banks and banking, highly preferred .
-Excel proficiency with skills to include various formatting, sorting, and correction of data, and table manipulations, such as:
- Table array
- Sum function
- Max min function
- Pivot table
- Arithmetical formulas
-Current or active clearance, preferred.
We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:SCA Accounting Clerk
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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