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Accountant Lead

Company: Leidos
Location: Tucson
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:

Leidos Operational Accounting team is looking for a Service Center Accountant Lead.  The Service Center Accountant Lead will be responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for providing training internally to the Service Center Accountants, as well as external customers on various policies and processes within Service Center Accounting.
  • Ability to interface with Government Compliance, Internal audit, DCAA, DCMA, and other audit departments or customers as required for issue resolution or other requests.
  • Prepare reports/analysis for review by accounting management, and ensuring audit deliverables are accurate and submitted timely. All deliverables should be prepared in accordance with PR-FN-3.17, GAAP, and Government Regulations.
  • Review and approve service center allocations, service center plans, and engage with teammates to ensure the broader objectives of allocations and planning are met.
  • Lead Service Center team through indirect accruals, improving the current processes and support, and training analysts on accruals when needed.
  • Support operational accounting objectives, including accrual and journal entry preparation or approval.
  • Maintaining a high level of customer service within our team and among other teams we work with by creating transparent processes, effective communications, and developing ways to eliminate process bottlenecks.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and minimum of 4 years of related experience or Master’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
  • 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 proficient experience with Microsoft Excel, intermediate capabilities with running queries and understanding general ledger systems. 
  • Should have a flexible work schedule and the ability and eagerness to work additional hours during surge or accounting close weeks. 

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Keywords: Leidos, Tucson , Accountant Lead, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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