Would you like to do more meaningful work on a federal level?
Keen on current accounting principles and want to showcase your knowledge & experience?
You will be able to work collaboratively with project and accounting teams while earning, developing, living in the happiest country in the world?

Working in support of Longenecker & Associates, Thomas Thor USA is currently seeking a Staff Accountant. This is a permanent position to be based in Los Alamos, NM.

Role description

The Staff Accountant will report directly to the L&A Chief Financial Officer, perform various accounting, analysis and compliance activities, is familiar with accounting systems and has experience with accounting for a consulting services company with government contracts. The Staff Acountant will reconcile accounts, review expense reports and invoices to customers and other general accounting duties.



Responsibilities include:

  • General accounting work
    • Review and approve, as appropriate, customer invoices, vender payments and other transactions
    • Investigate reconciling items
    • Prepare end of month reports for L&A management and for L&A project managers
    • Respond to L&A management questions
  • Support L&A’s management team in determination of L&A indirect rates
    • Support contract audit or closeout activities, when necessary
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

The right candidate must be able to work collaboratively with the project and accounting teams and support L&A’s management team. The right candidate should be able to juggle multiple projects in a dynamic and schedule-driven environment, while ensuring high quality, accuracy and timeliness of the accounting books and records. The right candidate possesses excellent financial, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills and exhibits discretion needed to address/manage business sensitive information. The right candidate is willing to participate in required courses and training needed to ensure contract-related policies are understood and met.

Essential skills

Desired skills

We are currently recruiting applicants that are legally entitled to work in the United States of America.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Understanding of government service businesses similar to L&A
  • Understanding of bookkeeping and accounting theory and techniques
  • Understanding of cost accounting and government Federal Acquisistion Regulations (FAR)
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide L&A managers/project managers with accurate financial information and support
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to protect business-sensitive information
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

College Degree in accounting, business administration or demonstrated equivalent with 5+ years of accounting experience.

LOCATION: Los Alamos, New Mexico

TRAVEL: Limited but may occasionally be needed for additional training.

Published by Thomas Thor

Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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