Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience
Bachelorâs degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. Additional years of experience. Experience in accounting/finance and knowledge of/experience with USÂ GAAPÂ (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). Demonstrated technical skills including software for data management, communication, and spreadsheets (Microsoft Office Suite highly preferred). Experience with Deltek-CostPoint or otherÂ ERPÂ (Enterprise Resource Planning) software. Experience with federal government (DOEÂ or similar) policies and procedures.
Would you like to work for a National Laboratory that conducts world-renowned research? Would you enjoy working on a diverse, beautiful, university campus? Can you imagine yourself in a mid-sized location that regularly ranks as one of the U.S. Best Places to Live?Â If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider a career with Ames National Laboratory!
Ames Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy federally contracted National Laboratory located in Ames, Iowa, on the campus of Iowa State University. We are dedicated to translating foundational science through applied research to create technological innovations. We create materials, inspire minds to solve problems, and address some of the most challenging issues facing our world today. We promote and believe in a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, civility, and shared ownership in support of the Laboratory's collective success. We offer an exceptional benefits package including:
Medical, dental and vision insurance, Wellbeing program, Employee Assistance Program;
Retirement benefits including defined benefit or defined contribution plans;
Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans;
Life insurance and long-term disability;
Flexible Spending Accounts;
Flexible work schedules and hybrid environments (office and telework combinations) are available with some positions.
Ames Laboratory is seeking applicants for an Accountant I or II 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 the 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.
In addition, the Accountant II level would be expected to perform the development and preparation of specialized accounting reports and financial statements.
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.
Accountant I: Bachelorâs degree
Accountant II: Bachelorâs degree and 2 years of related experience
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Why Choose ISU? Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as: â¢ Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans â¢ Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans â¢ Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa) â¢ Life insurance and long-term disability â¢ Flexible Spending Accounts â¢ Various voluntary benefits and discounts â¢ Employee Assistance Program â¢ Wellbeing program â¢ This job may also be eligible for flexible work schedules and flexible workplace options that may include flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.