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Job #: R-00060549-OTHLOC-PL-2D2761
Location: Tucson, AZ
Category: Accounting
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Corporate

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a SOX Compliance Lead to join our team of financial professionals. In this role, you will be responsible for reviewing SOX narratives, process flow charts and design of controls, including walkthroughs. You will work with process and control owners to assess all control deficiencies considering consistency and aggregation across Leidos, and ensure deficiencies are satisfactorily remediated in a timely manner. You will assist with the SOX integration for acquired entities, as applicable.  You will assistant in the management of our enterprise internal control environment, including performing and maintaining annual top-down risk assessments. 

This position can be supported from Reston - VA, Tucson - AZ, or Oak Ridge - TN with occasional telecommute allowed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and/or participate conduct Sarbanes-Oxley Reviews, and other operational / compliance.
  • Identify key Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Evaluate processes and controls and draft management comments and recommendations. Identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Design controls for new/changes to business processes, systems, and accounting pronouncements. Evaluate control evidence for sufficiency, completeness and accuracy.
  • Prepare/update SOX process flow charts and narratives.
  • Evaluate control deficiencies and track remediation to completion.
  • Perform special projects related to department administration, financial analysis, policies and procedures, accounting thresholds, etc.
  • Use time wisely by prioritizing tasks according to risk and demonstrate ability to manage time, working independently, and facilitating a team environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and minimum of 4 years of experience including at least 2 years’ experience with a public accounting firm;
  • CPA with an active license in good standing
  • Effective oral and written communication skills are also required to allow the candidate to effectively interact with various levels of management and members of Leidos’ operating organizations
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
  • Demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset, and possess assessment and process-oriented background with ability to adapt in a dynamic environment
  • Desired Qualifications: - Experience with financial statement audits a plus
  • Experience auditing large government contracting corporations a plus
  • Experience in Deltek CostPoint, Workday, Hyperion, and data analytics software such as IDEA or ACL would be considered pluses

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  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.

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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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