â¢ Bachelorâs degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. â¢ Additional years of experience. â¢ Experience in accounting/finance and knowledge of/experience with USÂ GAAPÂ (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). â¢ Demonstrated technical skills including software for data management, communication, and spreadsheets (Microsoft Office Suite highly preferred). â¢ Experience with Deltek-CostPoint or otherÂ ERPÂ (Enterprise Resource Planning) software. â¢ Experience with federal government (DOEÂ or similar) policies and procedures.
Ames Laboratory is seeking applicants for an Accountant I position. Ames Laboratory is a Department of Energy (DOE) funded National Laboratory operated through a contractual agreement with Iowa State University.
Under general supervision, the Accountant will perform professional accounting functions including development and preparation of specialized accounting reports and financial statements, review, and analysis of accounting and financial transactions, and data collection and preparation of accounting schedules. Performs financial management special assignments to support overall functions of the Ames Laboratory Finance Department.
The successful candidate will possess strong attention to detail and above-average analytical and mathematical skills. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as the ability to interact with a diverse constituency of individuals, are necessary for success in this position. This position will interact with individuals both within and external to the University campus. The ability to analyze and solve problems, and to develop new or improve existing procedures will be an important component of this position.
(The Department of Energy has directed Ames LabÂ toÂ determineÂ the vaccination status of its employees. Upon hire, employees must complete an attestation regarding their vaccination status.Â Anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will need to follow the protocol for those who are not fully vaccinated and comply with a weekly COVID-19 screening testing requirement.)
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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