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Leidos Lead Accountant in Tucson, Arizona


Job Description:

Leidos Operational Accounting has an opening for an Accountant in Oak Ridge, TN or Tucson, AZ. The Accountant reports to the General Accounting Manager.

  • Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate Corporate Flux process

  • Prepare, review and approve journal entries and reconciliations

  • Support the gathering of information for internal and external auditors and government compliance reviews

  • Prepare periodic account reconciliations and roll forward schedules related to balance sheet accounts

  • Sever as the accounting lead in the SDA ledger migration project for responsible areas

  • Respond timely and professionally to inquiries

  • Track and perform analysis of company acquisition costs. Interface with corporate departments (e.g. FP&A, Risk Management, Government Compliance, Technical Accounting, and Tax) as needed

  • Ensure compliance with relevant Leidos accounting policies, GAAP, SOX, FAR and DCAA requirements

  • Escalate unresolved issues to direct supervisor

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with over 2 years of pure accounting experience or a Masters of Accounting with less than 2 years of prior experience.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and very independent to solve issues

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office with strong skills in Excel

  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Shared service center accounting experience

  • Public accounting experience

  • Accounting systems experience (Deltek Costpoint preferred)

  • Query tool experience (OBI, Toad or HFM Smartview)

  • Blackline reconciliation software experience

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Accounting

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to

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.

REQNUMBER: R-00040586-OTHLOC-PL-2D2761

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.