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Posting Date: 08/5/2022
Salary Range: $67,500 - $101,300 (SA II)
Work Location Type: Flexible On-Site (working more than 60% on site)
Jefferson Science Associates is seeking to fill up to 3 Budget Analyst positions.
Come join our team at Jefferson Lab, where great minds matter
What your role will be:
Are you looking for an opportunity to grow and develop your role as Budget Analyst? If so, consider joining Jefferson Science Associates as a Budget Analyst. As a member of the Chief Planning Office,you will work under the direction of the Budget Officer, working closely with lab and project managers to develop organizational budgets, analyze performance against the plan, and prepare budget forecast to inform resource planning.
In this role you will:
Develop, analyze and report Lab budgets. This includes, but is not limited to:
Interface and coordinate with Project and Activity Managers to assist in annual budget development, monthly cost reports/charts, and any other data analysis requested by the managers
Monitor and report performance against plans to ensure that cost and schedule objectives are met. Informing the Project/Activity managers on projections and variances in order to maintain spending constraints, particularly during annual Continuing Resolution periods of the Federal budget
Complete maintenance and updates to the lab’s Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Develop, track and report against an activity-based Annual Work Plan (AWP) and budget at varying levels of the WBS and organizationally and projection of costs by DOE's Budget & Reporting Codes
Develop budget reports through report writing software , organize budget templates and data in a clear and intuitive manner. Assist with the Lab’s budget presentations, budget submissions, reviews, and financial assessments/audits. Conduct quality assurance checks on all reports before report is placed in the central repository
Identify and resolve problems and issues, as well as clarify policies and procedures, regarding JLab’s budget functions with Laboratory personnel, auditors, and external organizations. Assist in preparation of audit work papers and answering questions for JSA’s internal auditor, and other audit entities as applicable
Identify and document internal controls. Recommend for approval procedural changes as necessary. Implement new and/or changed procedures through revisions to desk manuals for all tasks. Update manuals as necessary, but at least yearly, to assure proper control and backup for all functions
Responsible for developing streamlining initiatives for functional areas of responsibility
Performs other such duties, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned by management in support of Departmental, Divisional, and Laboratory goals and objectives
Qualifications we require:
Bachelors degree in Business, Accounting or Finance, and
5 years of professional experience or the equivalent combination of education, experience and training
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge with the procedures of major functional areas of budget development, tracking, and reporting
Experience with activity-based budgeting and costing including data analysis, developing standards, and managing processes
Ability to think analytically and apply problem-solving skills
Familiarity with the general procedures of budget and financial functions
Familiarity with Cost Accounting Standard
Demonstrated competence in the use of a personal computer and automated accounting software
Advanced knowledge of excel spreadsheet and word processing software and use of Web based reporting
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and to effectively solve problems
Demonstrated analytical, planning, organization, and conflict resolution skills
Qualifications we desire:
About Jefferson Lab Join a community with a common purpose of solving the most challenging scientific and engineering problems of our time. The Jefferson Lab campus is located in southeastern Virginia amidst a vibrant and growing technology community. A career at Jefferson Lab is more than a job. You will be part of “big science” and work alongside top scientists and engineers from around the world unlocking the secrets of our visible universe. Managed by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC; Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is entering an exciting period of mission growth and is seeking new team members ready to apply their skills and passion to have an impact. You could call it work, or you could call it a mission. We call it a challenge. We do things that will change the world.
Total Rewards at Jefferson Lab At Jefferson Lab, we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.
JSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities (unless doing so will result in an undue hardship). If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to employment @ jlab.org or call (757) 269-7598 to provide the nature of your request. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Employment with JSA is conditional upon DOE approval if at any time during your employment you are participating in a Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Program or Affiliated activity. Generally, such programs/activities include any foreign-state-sponsored attempt to acquire U.S.-funded scientific research through programs run or funded by the government that target scientists, engineers, students, academics, researchers, and entrepreneurs of all nationalities working or educated in the United States. This includes positions or appointments, both domestic and foreign, titled academic, professional, or institutional appointments whether or not remuneration is received and whether full-time, part-time or voluntary.