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Job #: R-00047994
Location: Washington, DC
Category: SCA Accounting Clerk
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

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 process non-expert invoices in support 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! 

Primary Responsibilities:

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 and analyze reimbursable documents.
  • Process accounts payable invoices.
  • Prepare and review daily verification reports.
  • Process receipts checks.
  • Process debt collection checks.
  • Scanning and uploading documents.
  • Maintaining and inputting data into excel spreadsheets.
  • Answer invoice inquiries.
  • Compile documents for requests from auditors or on cases.
  • Respond to emails and performing customer service functions.
  • Troubleshoot and correct system errors relating to reimbursable documents.

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).  

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Suggested skills that would be helpful for this position:

-UFMS 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
  • Vlookup
  • Trim
  • Pivot table
  • Arithmetical formulas

-Current or active clearance, preferred

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

SCA Accounting Clerk

Pay Range:

  

About 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 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.

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

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 Leidos.com 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 [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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