Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department;of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.
Business Services provides high-quality business services to support the Lab's research initiatives by participating in cross-functional teams with a focus on risk mitigation and cost management, which is a critical component to the Lab's success. Led by Chief Financial Officer George Clark, Brookhaven's Business Services Directorate includes the Budget Office, Fiscal Services Division, Information Technology Division, and Procurement & Property Management Division. The Directorate manages a broad range of financial activities, including the planning and implementation of the Lab's fiscal matters and its approximately $700 million annual budget.
Brookhaven National Lab seeks Student Assistants to work in the Office of the CFO (OCFO).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Student Assistants will work in one or more of the following areas that report to the OCFO: Budget Office, Fiscal (Accounting, Accounts Payable, Travel, Conference Management, Payment Processing), Procurement and Property Management, and Information Technology which support the Business Directorate and within Internal Audit Office.
The students will assist with the preparation of financial reporting using PeopleSoft or other accounting software; travel expense audits, payroll timecard preparation, contract close-outs; internal audit planning and business system report language report writing and in support of:
Project Budgeting Trending Analysis;
General Ledger Account Reconciliation;
Contract Closeouts; and
Business Systems Process Analysis.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidates must be majoring in one of the following: Business/Finance, Computer Sciences, Math, Economics or Accounting.
The ideal candidate must complete at least his/her second year of college and have maintained an overall GPA of at least 3.0.
Individual must possess hands-on knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills preferred.
Basic web-based Computer skills.
Familiarity with Outlook and PeopleSoft.
Summer employment programs start on June 1, 2020, through August 14, 2020. As business needs command, Student Assistant appointments may be extended through the academic year, pursuant to Student Assistant appointment policies.
Position available for 6 months
Student assistants may not work more than 19 hours during the academic year or while classes are in session.
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.