Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Financial Analyst 1

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Administrative/Management
Organization:  Chief Financial Officer
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 104631
Job Code: Financial Analyst 1 (C01.1)
Date Posted: December 05 2018

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Financial Analyst to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, performing routine budget analysis and resource management duties with an annual budget responsibility of up to $15M. You will work independently following established procedures to provide support and assistance to the financial management team, collecting and disseminating information while identifying and resolving issues.  This position will be in the Office of the CFO.

Essential Duties

- Provide general financial and/or business analysis and task support to the financial team.
- Track and monitor funding, costing, and workforce information; perform elementary analysis in researching variances and recommend corrective actions related to financial, business, and workforce issues.
- Assist senior-level personnel in the formulation of work proposals for DOE/NNSA direct, Work-for-Others (WFO), and indirect funding sources.
- Interpret and apply Laboratory, LLNS and DOE/NNSA policies, procedures and processes to ensure work is in compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Provide information and assistance to others within scope of assignment.
- Foster effective relationships with customers and colleagues, participate in directorate working groups.
- Perform other duties as assigned.


- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or a related field or equivalent combination of education, and related experience, and training in the finance/accounting field.
- Ability to apply analytical skills to research, interpret, perform elementary analysis, compile, and present financial data and information.
- Knowledge and understanding of basic financial systems (e.g., Oracle, Project Management Systems).  Experience utilizing MS Office Suite applications, including using Excel to develop and maintain spreadsheets and financial databases.

- Ability to interpret and apply financial policies and procedures, make decisions and resolve routine problems using standard policies and procedures.
- Knowledge and understanding of financial accounting principles, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

- Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Ability to establish own work priorities and to execute assignments, meeting time-sensitive deadlines and working on multiple tasks simultaneously.


Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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