Senior Accounting Associate - Federal Government Contracting Exp.
Job Description Job Description Kearney & Company has exciting new opportunities due to our continued growth! We are currently seeking Senior Associates to join one of our Washington DC metro area teams. The Senior Associates will help develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and assess clients' satisfaction, demonstrate proficiency with accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations, as well as identify and effectively communicate accounting and auditing matters to Managers and Principals. Additional skills and responsibilities are defined below: Required Skills Maintaining relationships and communicating with key client personnel to understand business operations, processes, and functions Ability to demonstrate an understanding of accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations Ability to bridge the gap between logistics procedures and financial accounting processes Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with clients and team members Ability to balance multiple projects concurrently Apply innovative methodologies that support an audit Review and evaluate internal controls and supporting documentation Development of solutions for implantation to mitigate deficiencies for internal control activities and supporting documentation Determine compliance if with policies and selected law/regulations are met Required Experience BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, Business, or Finance At least 3 years of accounting and auditing experience Experience with Federal clients, A-123, and internal controls highly desirable Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to obtain a US secret level security clearance (requires US Citizenship) - Active clearance highly desirable. Kearney & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit your resume online, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-236-2393. Only messages seeking accommodations will be returned. Reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that allows an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job functions, or enjoy equal access to benefits available to other individuals in the workplace. Company Description Founded in 1985, Kearney is the premier CPA firm focused exclusively on the Federal Government, providing services across the financial management spectrum. Kearney has helped the Federal Government improve its financial operations overall effectiveness and efficiency; increase its level of accountability and compliance with laws, regulations, and guidance; and protect its funds from fraud, waste, and abuse. We understand the Federal Governments need for efficiency and transparency.