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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Manager, Accounting in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 310952

Directorate: Business Services

Division: Financial Operations

Group: General Accounting

Job Description

  • This Deputy Controller position is responsible for providing the Laboratory with accurate financial statements and reporting that is captured and processed according to Battelle and client contract requirements, and all applicable laws and regulations. The incumbent and their team prepares all of the laboratory’s financial statements for both DOE and corporate reporting requirements. This position is responsible for executing M&O Program Manager responsibilities for Accounting and Cost Allocations (A&CA MOP).

  • Manages the development, implementation and/or maintenance of accounting systems, journal entries, general ledger, accounts receivable etc. in accordance with GAAP policies and procedures. Designs operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency. Ensures integration of data produced into systems and supports objectives of financial analysts. Ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data. Leads and participates in annual audits and special projects. Works with external consultants or auditors to provide required information and ensure proper recordkeeping for historical purpose.

  • Oversees the conversion of the general ledger into DOE’s format and preparation of the Monthly STARS file as well as maintenance of the STARS reporting system and requirements and reconciliation of general ledger accounts. Responsible for content updates and maintenance of the Finance Manual and serves as a member of the Accounting Practices Committee (APC) including maintenance and documentation of the APC charter and decision records and submittal and tracking of accounting practice changes.

  • This Functional Manager position is responsible for multiple teams’ execution of day-to-day operations for the Accounting function within the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Accountable to the Controller for accurate and timely finance reporting.

  • Oversees and manages activities of the Management and Operations Program for Accounting and Cost Allocation necessary to demonstrate achievement of compliance and contract performance requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years' of relevant experience; OR a Master's degree and 8+ years' of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Customer service attitude, excellent relationship skills and the ability to interact with auditors. High level of knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and other relevant government accounting practices and requirements. A strong understanding of Accounting Systems is desired.

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: Financial Operations

Opening Date: 2020-06-25

Closing Date: 2020-07-09