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Job #: R-00083068
Location: Tucson, AZ
Category: Accounting
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2500
Group: Corporate

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Accountant in who will support various locations via telecommute.


Are you ready for your next career challenge?

We are in search of a motivated and innovative Accountant to join our Accounting and Business Operations (ABO) team, which is primarily located in Virginia, Arizona, Alabama and Tennessee. As a core member of the ABO team, you will play a valuable part in supporting and executing a wide range of projects and programs in the areas of general accounting. This role will leverage your new degree in Accounting to provide leadership and guidance to the Corporate and Group Operations team. This position allows 100% telecommuting and there will be in office team engagement approximately two days a month if you are close to a hub location.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

THE MISSION
Accounting and Business Operations will support the Mission, Vision and Values of Leidos in a collaborative, transformational and inclusive team environment with the goals of optimizing cash flow, delivering accurate financial results, maintain a high standard of transparency and compliance for our stakeholders.

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Prepare monthly close entries, ensuring that the JE is properly supported for audit purposes and properly recorded in the ledger.
•Support Operational Accounting in period close activities, which includes preparing balance sheet reconciliations and accrual entries.
•Prepare and review service center allocations, service center plans, and engage with teammates to ensure the broader objectives of allocations and planning are met.
•Possess the skills to identify and analyze issues, communicate upward and involve Leads/Managers (if needed), and hold meetings with stakeholders to resolve matters in a timely manner.
•Become familiar with accounting policies to ensure compliance.
•Willingness to volunteer for new projects or tasks that are required as issues arise.
•Willingness to train new team members or customers from other departments on various topics related to journal entry preparation.
•Become familiar with accounting policies to ensure compliance.
•Willingness to volunteer and seek out projects and challenges that will help our customers internally and externally, and also help mitigate risks to Leidos.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•Recent Bachelor's degree in Accounting with less than 2 years of accounting experience and a minimum 3.0 GPA
•Knowledgeable of basic accounting principles, specifically Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
•Must be self-motivated and willing to independently study concepts and policies with the goal of shortening the learning curve
•Strong computer skills including being proficient in Microsoft Excel
•Should have a flexible work schedule and the willingness to work additional hours during surge or accounting close weeks
•U.S. Citizenship is required.

Pay Rage: $55K - $65K depending on location

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Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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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].

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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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