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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Finance and Accounting Professional, Senior in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309831

Directorate: Business Services

Division: Financial Planning & Business Services

Group: EBSD/PCSD Business Office

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.

  • Serves as a consultant to management on financial strategies to achieve organizational and lab level vision

  • Develops annual budgets and projections for key organization performance metrics including overhead budgets, FTEs, and pool recovery. Oversees rate calculations, and analyzes historical and prospective data for business and strategic planning

  • Develops and analyzes financial forecasts and trends; evaluates financial status of direct and indirect budgets as well as overhead recoveries; issues summary reports; makes recommendations for corrective actions if necessary

  • Conducts monthly reviews of overhead costs and recoveries and FTE performance; provides documentation for rate revisions and adjustments of budgets

  • Presents overall impacts and recommendation of potential options/alternatives for management approval

  • Ensures financial transactions comply with accounting policies and practices by conducting financial reviews and approval of appropriate source documents

  • Provides guidance/training for PCSD staff on financial policies and procedures, appropriateness of costs, and proper charging guidelines; communicates changes in accounting procedures

  • Leads the Business Office portion of the annual Field Work Proposal (FWP) call for proposals with the Office of Science

  • Performs special projects as assigned by Laboratory and BSD management

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of relevant experience. Advanced degree and 6+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Knowledge of PNNL financial/accounting systems and software programs

  • Knowledge of FAR, DEAR, Cost Accounting Standards and PNNL Charging Guidelines 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: EBSD/PCSD Business Office

Opening Date: 2019-09-30

Closing Date: 2019-10-25