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Job #: R-00087522
Location: Remote, US
Category: Accounting
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

The Leidos Corporate Controller’s office has an opening for a Consolidations Senior Accountant.  The Consolidations team plays a critical role in Leidos’ monthly close process and the timely and accurate preparation and filing of Leidos’ quarterly and annual SEC filings.  This position is responsible for the consolidation accounting and internal reporting of the Company’s consolidated entities and will interact extensively with various teams throughout the Company on numerous matters around accounting processes, reporting and systems. This lead senior position is an individual contributor role, reporting to the Consolidation Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute monthly consolidation processes within Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) in a timely manner and with high precision and accuracy
  • Prepare all elimination and consolidation journal entries for monthly close processes in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Coordinate the enterprise-wide balance sheet fluctuation analysis and deep dive reviews with operational accounting and offline subsidiary contributors and follow through action items
  • Support the internal and external audit and quarterly review process by resolving questions and providing requested schedules in a timely manner
  • Maintain up-to-date process documentation for all tasks; recommend and implement process improvements, as appropriate, to simplify, standardize and streamline efforts while maintaining a high level of precision and accuracy
  • Participate in the financial integration of newly acquired business onto Costpoint
  • Support the implementation of the new cloud-based consolidation tool, including data validation, parallel closes and assistance with adding several enhancements
  • Maintain compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Support ad hoc financial information requests and analyses and any other special projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting and minimum of 4 years of overall accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and SEC regulations and their application to the preparation of financial statements
  • A self-starter with ability to drive progress while ensuring deadlines are met
  • Exhibit sound attention to detail and strong analytic abilities necessary
  • Highly developed Excel skills (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, modeling etc.) and ability to learn new software rapidly
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule with varied hours during the close cycle, sometimes outside of normal business hours
  • Ability to coordinate between corporate offices and various departments
  • Possess effective communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Work effectively both independently and whilst collaborating in a team environment.
  • Utilize the Company’s accounting policies and memos to understand the accounting treatment for items related to your responsibilities
  • Ensure team objectives and workload priorities are followed and achieved providing feedback as necessary
  • Discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Government contracting experience
  • Accounting systems experience including Deltek Costpoint, Oracle Analytics Cloud, Oracle HFM and Oracle Financial Consolidation, and Close cloud tool
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Power BI
  • Public accounting experience, MBA and/or CPA certification a plus

Pay Range:

Pay Range $57,850.00 - $89,000.00 - $120,150.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


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

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

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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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