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Senior Accountant

Calabasas Hills, Calabasas, CA 91302, USA ● Virtual Req #422
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

Provide accounting expertise in areas such as accounts payable, auditing, reconciliations, journal entries, inventory management, preparation of financial statements, tax return support (property, sales, incomes), and maintaining effective internal controls. Financial and business support for contract activities.
Responsible for financial analysis and reports for programs and internal projects. Included is the requirement that financial data be properly prepared, reviewed, analyzed, and submitted on time. In addition, this position is responsible for actively identifying risks that affect cost and/or schedule and providing proactive analysis of all financial aspects of assigned projects.

5+ years’ experience interfacing and conducting business with various functional disciplines (Contracts, Operations, Engineering, etc) as it relates to financial and accounting activities.
Prefer accounting experience in a government-contracting environment and working knowledge of the compliance requirements in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). Familiarity with the various forms or revenue recognition, financial statement review, and long-term project accounting.

Excellent communication skills (written and oral) to support the preparation and presentation of written briefs and summaries for executive communication.

Excellent computer skills, particularly in the use of MS Excel. Ability to quickly learn and utilize program management systems and tools such as Deltek Costpoint and TM1; and independently create and accurately analyze cost data.
Good organizational skills in leading/coordinating program personnel toward common finance goals by setting priorities and working within deadlines. Understanding how to apply accounting principles as it relates to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related discipline, Master’s Degree and CPA/CMA preferred


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS(e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions):
U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Calabasas Hills, Calabasas, CA 91302, USA
  • Virtual