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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Group Manager, Financial Assurance and Risk Assessment in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 310284

Directorate: Business Services

Division: Business Operations and Performance Management

Job Description

  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the organization and external industry trends. Leads Laboratory development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people. Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements and directs others in maintaining core competencies to achieve business results. Translates strategy into implementable actions.

  • Establishes strategic plans and objectives. Accountabilities and performance directly support the achievement of Laboratory critical outcomes. Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures achievement of organizational objectives.

  • Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers. Negotiates with relevant parties or attempts to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization to achieve business results. Leads a cooperative effort among members of a project team, both inside the responsible organization and across the Laboratory.

  • Directs and controls the activities of a broad functional area through several managers within the organization. Has overall control of planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense priorities, and recommending and implementing changes to methods.

  • Accountable and responsible for implementation of A-123/FMA, which is the establishment and maintaintenance of an internal control system and reporting on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls to PNNL management and DOE.

  • Lead the BSD Assessment Program including: development of assessment schedule, establishment of standards, lead and conduct quality reviews.This includes all aspects of BSD and may include participation at the Laboratory Level.

  • Provide requirements and analysis support for BSD-related requirements.

  • Demonstrated experience in financial analysis, financial operations, accounting, contract operations, regulatory compliance assurance, and relationship management with federal oversight organizations.

  • Oversees the PNNL Cost Price function, for determination of fair and reasonable cost or price on major acquisitions of a complex nature.

  • Oversees the coordination and development of business systems and business processes.

  • Oversees the staff that provide administrative and operational support to BSD.

  • Serves as both the Group Leader and Technical Leader for the Business Operations and Performance Management Organization.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of relevant experience; or Master's degree and 10+ years of relevant experience.

  • Typical related management experience should include, initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing processes.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference for the following: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Government Financial Manager, COSO Certified, Certified Internal Auditor or equivalents.

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

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. If you are offered a position at PNNL and are currently a participant in a foreign government talent recruitment program you will be required to disclose this information before your first day of employment.

Directorate: Business Services

Job Category: Managers

Group: Business Services

Opening Date: 2020-01-06

Closing Date: 2020-02-05