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Auditor, Financial and Business Applications (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 689768

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Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Salary Range:

$75,900 - $125,400

*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking an Auditor, Financial and Business Applications to join our team.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Conduct audits by examining and verifying, through review or observation, accounting, statistical, operational, and procedural records and practices of internal and external organizations to determine the reliability and effectiveness of controls and risk mitigation efforts.

  • Prepare audit work papers ensuring completeness, accuracy, and logical conclusions to provide effective risk mitigation through the implementation and adherence to recognized auditing standards.

  • Examine records to ensure proper recording of transactions and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, agreements, and policies.

  • Conduct the audit and prepare reports of findings and recommendations to management and other entities.

  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to business practices, processes, and control procedures.

This position requires the willingness and ability to travel nationwide up to 5% of the year.

This position may be eligible for telecommuting and the selected applicant must live within a reasonable distance for commuting to the assigned work location when necessary.

Qualifications We Require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business field, plus, (5) years or more years of directly related experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience

  • Two or more years of auditing experience or similar assessment experience as well as the ability to acquire and maintain professional audit certification

  • Thirty semester hours of accounting course work

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

  • Demonstrated familiarity with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, FAR, DEAR and standard contract terms and conditions

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

  • A Master’s Degree in business with at least (30) semester hours of accounting

  • Active CPA, CFE, CIA or similar related certification

  • Prior experience as a financial analyst and/or in supply chain management

  • Knowledge of Federal acquisition policy, internal controls, and process improvement

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with minimal supervision

  • A proven history as the member of a results-oriented team

  • Demonstrated ability of good oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of management and staff

  • Hands-on experience working with business systems

About Our Team:

Contract Audit is responsible for the audit and settlement of contracts and subcontracts that support the mission of the Laboratories. We provide Procurement and the line organizations the necessary accounting and financial services needed in the negotiation, administration, and settlement of costs for auditable contracts and subcontracts.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

  • Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Job ID: 689768

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in New Mexico

  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports

Learn more about Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sandia invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Sandia is a drug-free workplace. As a national laboratory funded by a U.S. government agency, we are subject to federal laws regarding illegal drug use. Illegal use of a controlled substance, including marijuana even in places where it does not violate state law, may impact your ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and may result in the withdrawal of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Sandia is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need special assistance or accommodation, please send an email with your request to the Job Accommodation Specialist in (NM) . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.