Accounting Manager

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Finance / Accounting / Business Management
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The Accounting Manager reports to the Accounting Director for the Oak Ridge Accounting Center in Oak Ridge, TN and is responsible for managing a team of staff accountants who perform general ledger reconciliations, journal entries and other financial accounting and reporting activities. This role is accountable for ensuring compliance with appropriate controls, policies, deadlines and regulatory requirements. This position interacts extensively with Organizational finance and corporate accounting personnel.

Primary responsibilities include:

- Monitor general ledger account balances to ensure GAAP compliance

- Review and approve journal entries, reconciliations and postings to the general ledger

- Ensure proper support exists for all journal entries and reconciliations

- Provide monthly schedules and analysis to support corporate financial reporting requirements

- Ensure timely resolution and escalation of outstanding reconciling items

- Manage and directly supervise staff accountants

- Meet corporate financial closing and reporting requirements and deadlines

- Prepare periodic account reviews and fluctuation analyses

- Ensure compliance with assigned SOX and DFARS internal controls

- Respond timely to internal and external audit requests

- Identify and communicate process improvement and automation opportunities

- Collect and document performance metrics and key indicators

- Interact regularly with line and corporate functions, such as Project Controllers, FP&A, Procurement, Technical

Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Tax

- Create and conduct performance evaluations and reviews for employees

- Assist the Accounting Director as needed


Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and at least 8 years of experience in Accounting with progressive experience in the financial close process and leading, managing and supervising general ledger accountants

- Working knowledge of GAAP

- Effective leadership and communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills

Desired Qualifications:

- Public accounting experience

- Deltek Costpoint experience

- Active CPA license

- Knowledge of government contracting compliance requirements

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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