Leidos Lead Accountant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Finance Group has an opening for a Lead Accountant in Oak Ridge, TN. The Lead Accountant, whose primary responsibilities will include lease accounting, reports to the General Accounting Manager.

  • Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementation of the ASC 842 leasing standard

  • Maintain leasing data in CoStar system, including uploading data, manually entering data, producing reports, etc.

  • Prepare lease accounting footnotes and disclosures to support financial reporting requirements

  • Evaluate contracts for embedded leases

  • Research and stay abreast of accounting leasing standards to maintain compliance with GAAP

  • Prepare and record journal entries to account for leasing transactions

  • Support the gathering of information for internal and external auditors and government compliance reviews

  • Respond timely and professionally to inquiries

  • Interface with corporate departments and business operations as needed

  • Ensure compliance with relevant Leidos accounting policies, GAAP, SOX, FAR and DCAA requirements

  • Escalate unresolved issues to direct supervisor

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2+ years of experience in Accounting or Finance-related field.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office with strong skills in Excel

  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Shared service center accounting experience

  • Public accounting experience

  • Hyperion and accounting systems experience (Deltek Costpoint preferred)

  • CoStar (leasing software) systems experience

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Corporate REQNUMBER: R-00003049

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.