Deputy Chief Financial Officer in Lemont, IL

$$250K+(Ladders Estimates)

Argonne National Laboratory   •  

Lemont, IL 60439

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


15+ years

Posted 66 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Description

The Financial Management & Procurement Services division at Argonne National Laboratory seeks applications from talented and highly-motivated individuals to fill a new Deputy Chief Financial Officer role.

Along with the CFO, the Deputy CFO will establish and manage the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the financial and procurement management services of the organization while facilitating transformational changes. Responsibilities include oversight of monthly close process, client invoicing, collection of accounts receivable, cash management, procurement and purchasing, small business plan, accounts payable and payroll/timekeeping, production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the organization's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with GAAP, FAR, DEAR, Uniform Commercial Code and CAS. This role provides oversight of the DOE Procurement Balanced Scorecard Goals and submitting the annual report for DOE approval. The Deputy CFO will manage a team that creates, implements, and maintains policies and procedures that identify and mitigate potential accounting and procurement issues and ensure efficient, timely, and accurate close and reporting processes.

A successful candidate for the Deputy CFO role would be expected to recruit and develop talented people, implement efficient systems and processes, promote a culture of continuous improvement, and ensure accuracy, reliability, and compliance with federal requirements Position Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Demonstrated Accounting or Financial leader with strong interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and senior management.
  • Skills in communicating and prioritizing issues with senior leadership and management in order to devise responsive, efficient business solutions, including demonstrated ability to present complex issues in clear, concise terms.
  • Ability to drive change, including cultural impact.
  • Skill in building and sustaining consensus and collaboration among key stakeholders.
  • Good organization skills to balance work and prioritize issues.
  • Experienced in Federal Government accounting practices is highly preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in aspects of FAR, CAS, and GAAP.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures for effective financial management.
  • Experience with large ERP systems such as Workday, Oracle, SAP, etc. to manage business.
  • In-depth knowledge of the federal government contracting, procuring and associated regulations to ensure compliance with all requirements.
  • Familiarity or oversight of procurement processes which may include acquisition planning, development, solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, award, and relationship management for all goods and services.
  • Experience ensuring adequate controls are documented and utilized to ensure compliance with government and independent audits.
  • Experience with managing multiple audit requests for a variety of areas.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the construction industry desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through influence and deliver measurable impact.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Q clearance is required.
  • Ability to model Argonne's Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

This level of knowledge and expertise is typically attained through a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field. A successful candidate would have 15+ years in accounting management and /or financial management with progressively responsible experience for a major company or organization. Master's degree, CPA, CMA preferred.

Valid Through: 2019-9-10