Science and Technology on a Mission!
For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.
We have an opening for a Financial Analyst to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, performing routine budget analysis and resource management duties with an annual budget responsibility of up to $15M. You will work independently following established procedures to provide support and assistance to the financial management team, collecting and disseminating information while identifying and resolving issues. This position will be matrixed to the Weapons & Complex Integration (WCI) Directorate.
This position will be filled at either the C01.1 or C01.2 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.
- Provide general financial and/or business analysis and task support to the financial team.
- Track and monitor funding, costing, and workforce information; perform elementary analysis in researching variances and recommend corrective actions related to financial, business, and workforce issues.
- Assist senior-level personnel in the formulation of work proposals for DOE/NNSA direct, Work-for-Others (WFO), and indirect funding sources.
- Interpret and apply Laboratory, LLNS and DOE/NNSA policies, procedures and processes to ensure work is in compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Provide information and assistance to others within scope of assignment.
- Foster effective relationships with customers and colleagues, participate in directorate working groups.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In addition at the C01.2 level
- Participate in the development and analysis of financial and workforce operating plans and review with management. Provide technical direction around the completion of short-term work goals.
- Implement corrective actions related to financial business, and workforce issues and provide input and perform self-assessments.
- Represent the organization with internal groups and participate in groups or on committees.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field or equivalent combination of education, and related experience, and training in the finance/accounting field.
- Ability to apply analytical skills to research, interpret, perform elementary analysis, compile, and present financial data and information.
- Knowledge and understanding of basic financial systems (e.g., Oracle, Project Management Systems). Experience utilizing MS Office Suite applications, including using Excel to develop and maintain spreadsheets and financial databases.
- Ability to interpret and apply financial policies and procedures, make decisions and resolve routine problems using standard policies and procedures.
- Knowledge and understanding of financial accounting principles, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Demonstrated ability to establish own work priorities and to execute assignments, meeting time-sensitive deadlines and working on multiple tasks simultaneously.
In addition at the C01.2 level
- Experience developing and maintaining spreadsheets and maintaining financial databases including experience utilizing commercial and/or institutional financial tools.
- Ability to make decisions and resolve routine problems.
- Experience with decision making, problem solving and analytical skills to resolve issues requiring judgment, discretion and tact.
Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
Anticipated Clearance Level: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.
Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.5 billion, employing approximately 6,000 employees.
LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.