Leidos Senior Accountant in Tucson, Arizona
Leidos Operational Accounting is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant that can help provide senior leadership to join our accounting team. The Senior Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager. In this role the ideal candidate will be involved in the department’s general accounting and leasing function, review and apply accounting guidance to real world situations, work collaboratively with employees, vendors and customers often in a global environment. The Senior Accountant will also be responsible for training others within the broader accounting team. The position will require the Accountant to present to senior leadership from time to time. The role will employ a number of duties in the areas of accounting, financial reporting and process improvement.
Conduct technical research and determine applicability to complex accounting situations
Preparation and approval of journal entries and Balance Sheet Reconciliations
Reconcile/monitor general ledger accounts to ensure compliance with GAAP
Analytical comparisons of expected results to actuals
Proactively assist in monitoring the company’s leases
Setup and maintenance of data in various applications
Review contracts and assist program community with detection of embedded leases
Provide support for the preparation of the Company’s 10Q/10K SEC filings and quarterly supplemental reporting
Maintain up-to-date process documentation
Recommend and implement process improvements as appropriate to simplify, standardize and streamline efforts
Participate in ad-hoc projects/tasks such as internal/external audit requests, department goals and initiatives and other special projects as needed
Manage the sales type lease accounting processes and disclosures
Bachelor's degree in Accounting with 4 to 8 years of prior accounting experience in Accounting or Master’s degree with 2 to 6 years of prior accounting experience.
Demonstrated prior and future capabilities to work overtime to ensure team deliverables are met and during surge periods
Knowledgeable of accounting principles, specifically, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and self-motivated to independently study accounting concepts.
Strong computer skills including proficient experience with Microsoft Excel and has an interest in Robotics Process Automation.
Superior analytical and problem solving skills
Self-driven with proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with others with minimal oversight
Ability to work in deadline driven conditions with ability to juggle shifting priorities
Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with all levels of personnel
Knowledge of ASC 842
Have background and working experience in the technical accounting area
Experience with publicly traded company
Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
Deltek Costpoint experience
Government contract experience
Experience with Costar lease software
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 www.Leidos.com.
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