Why Work at BNL?
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied sciencefrom the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.
Business Services Provides high-quality business services to support the Lab's research initiatives by participating in cross-functional teams with a focus on risk mitigation and cost management, which is a critical component to the Lab's success. Led by Chief Financial Officer George Clark, Brookhaven's Business Services Directorate includes the Budget Office, Fiscal Services Division, Information Technology Division, and Procurement & Property Management Division. The Directorate manages a broad range of financial activities, including the planning and implementation of the Lab's fiscal matters and its approximately $600 million annual budget.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Candidate will perform or support a wide variety of financial functions for the NSLS II Department including, but not limited to; overall budgeting and planning for various funding sources, financial analysis and reporting and labor cost distribution. Individual will establish routine contacts within and outside the laboratory to obtain and provide detailed and complex financial information that will be used to help make important business decisions.
- Responsible for budget control on department finances
- Responsible for validating personnel forecasting and labor cost distribution
- Responsible for internal/external financial reporting and financial oversight
- Adherence to all BNL business rules, allowable cost monitoring and compliance
- Operating in a team environment and remaining flexible with assignments
- Basic knowledge should include budget and control analysis, budget preparation in a proposal setting, Labor Cost Distribution Systems, personnel forecast, reporting and financial analysis, budget oversight and analysis, internal/external reporting and financial analysis
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Minimum of 4 years of experience in accounting/financial field.
Proven effective communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to interact with all levels of scientific and business staff
Knowledge of GAAP/CAS/FAR requirements as related to areas of responsibility
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Intermediate proficiency with Excel and databases
Familiarity with PeopleSoft and the ability to generate queries and reports
Be able to identify and understand the path to resolve the majority of problems encountered within own area of responsibility; anticipate and establish paths to avoid problems.
- Must be self-motivated, resourceful and organized, taking ownership of all assigned work
Ability to establish routine contacts and provide detailed and complex information that will be used to make decisions of business consequence.
Must possess the ability to review financial data and prepare meaningful financial reports.
Should be a flexible team player who will successfully interact with both the scientific and business staff and will be motivated to assist Senior Business specialists and Management as requests arise
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with the overall proposal process, including Call and budget requirements
Master's Degree or MBA a plus
- Advanced knowledge of Excel
- Information System proficiency
At Brookhaven National Laboratory 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:
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