Senior Accountant (649285)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

Leidos Corporate Accounting team is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant in Tucson – AZ. You will be responsible for overseeing the company’s manufacturing inventory accounting, reviewing and approving balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, accruals, assisting with adhoc analysis, balance sheet analysis, refining policies and procedures, preparing presentations, leading functional areas as assigned and supporting other accounting activities as required. Selected responsibilities will be determined based on team workload. You will also be responsible for training and coaching others within the broader accounting team and providing audit support to internal and external auditors. You will monitor compliance related to administrative policies, internal controls, accounting policies, etc. You should possess the skills to identify issues, facilitate meetings with stakeholders and resolve complex accounting matters in a timely manner. You should have knowledge of inventory accounting and strong working experience with GAAP, and will provide policy guidance and support to stakeholders.
Required Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in Accounting and minimum 8 years of strong experience in Accounting or Master’s degree in Accounting degree with a minimum of 6 years strong experience in Accounting. - CPA and/or public accounting experience within the audit track or inventory accounting strongly preferred - Strong knowledge of GAAP - Must be self-motivated and willing to independently study concepts and policies with the goal of shortening the learning curve. - Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills - Highly effective verbal and written communication skills - Advanced computer skills including proficient experience with Microsoft Excel, intermediate capabilities with running queries, analyzing large amounts of financial data, and understanding general ledger systems. - Should have a flexible work schedule and the ability to work additional hours during surge or accounting close weeks. -Must be a results driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, and a high degree of detail orientation. Should thrive in an environment requiring ability to effectively prioritize multiple concurrent projects.
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 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. JBLeidos ICJBMeta