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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Finance & Accounting Professional in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309745

Directorate: Business Services

Division: Financial Planning & Business Services

Group: Energy & Environment

Job Description

  • Responsible for performing professional financial/accounting activities including the maintenance, control, analysis and development of complex financial/accounting records, reports and systems. Provides business advice and services to management and staff to ensure compliance with applicable federal laws, regulations, policies and good business practices. Responsible for adherence to and communication of business policies and procedures, including training and interpretation for the various organizations supported.

  • Prepare and present financial performance reports to provide financial information and status for management decision-making

  • Assist in ensuring the integrity of financial transactions by reviewing transactions for compliance with accounting policies and practices; identify potential problem areas and reach resolution via inter­face/liaison with other finance organizations and other functions within the Laboratory

  • Provide education and training on financial and administrative policies and appropriateness of costs, communicate changes in a timely manner, and provide efficient problem resolution

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 0-2 years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred

  • Working knowledge of financial/accounting systems, and software programs

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint. Experience with MS Access preferred

  • Understanding of PNNL project lifecycle and PNNL business processes and policies desired

  • Understanding of Cost Accounting Standards preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Directorate: Business Services

Job Category: Finance/Accounting/Auditing

Group: Energy & Environ Busn Office

Opening Date: 2019-09-04

Closing Date: 2019-09-18