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Co-Op Business: Accounting and Finance Specialist

Company: Central Plateau Cleanup Company
Location: Richland
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

External Job Opportunity

TitleCo-Op Business: Accounting and Finance Specialist

Position Number39089

CompanyCentral Plateau Cleanup Comp

City/StateRichland, WA

Location2620 Fermi





Job Duties/Scope Of Work


At Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo), located in Richland, Washington, we are working to provide a sustainable future for the historic Hanford area through the protection of the Columbia River and the remediation of the Central Plateau. To achieve our mission, we need exceptionally talented, innovative, and driven people to help us reduce risks on the Hanford Site by removing some of the most hazardous waste streams and facilities in the Department of Energy (DOE) complex. If you would like to work with a highly skilled workforce to achieve unique and challenging goals that critically impact our environment and community, this is your chance to be a part of our legacy!

Our Business Operations team is seeking a driven student who has the desire to gain valuable, real-world experience related to finance and accounting.

The Co-Op Business: Accounting & Finance Specialist position duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
* Provide a broad range of finance and accounting related support to the department working within established procedures and desk guide.
* Learn about the day-to-day activities associated with the CPCCo Accountant and Financial Analyst position.
* Gain an understanding of journal entry process for various accounting systems.
* Assist with monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts.
* Assist with obtaining and analyzing cost detail backup.
* Gain an understanding of floor check procedure and assist with performing employee floor checks.
* Assist with maintenance of various SharePoint and Excel databases.
* Develop a working knowledge of the following: Asset Suite, PowerBI, the Business Management System (BMS), and MS Excel.
* Gain an understanding of applicability of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR), Federal Travel Regulations (FTR).

Basic Qualifications

* At least 18 years of age.
* Willing and able to work 15-40 hours a week on a Monday - Thursday, 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. schedule.
* Currently pursuing a degree in: Accounting, Finance, or similar discipline.
* Currently enrolled with either WSU-Tri-Cities campus or Columbia Basin College (CBC), or any online student living local to the Tri-Cities, WA.
* At a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate status and enrolled full-time, as determined by the institution.
* Maintain an overall GPA 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) or greater throughout academic career.
* Actively enrolled in a full-time degree program that relates to CPCCo, with emphasis in specific disciplines that support the cleanup mission and aligns with the critical skills and job assignment requirements.

Desired Qualifications

* Strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to effectively interact with and convey information to company personnel and management.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment with attention to detail.
* Motivated to learn, have a questioning attitude, and be forward thinking.
* Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, and more importantly Excel).

Compensation & Benefits

Starting hourly rate ranges from $19.20 to $28.80, depending on academic standing (sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate) and degree discipline.

In accordance with the Service Contract Act, this position is also eligible for the health & welfare wage adder of up to $4.41 per hour.

A few perks you can anticipate, depending on the nature of your employment with CPCCo, include the following:
* A casual-dress work environment, where jeans are a regular thing.
* Three-day weekends.

CPCCo is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Relocation Funding ProvidedNo

U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes

Clearance RequiredNo

Job ClassificationSNE

Shift Work RequiredNo

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants and employees have rights under Federal Employment Laws and are protected under federal law against discrimination. To view information regarding these rights, please click on these links:

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