Kearney & Company provides financial services exclusively to the Federal Government, including auditing, consulting, and technology services. Our commitment to our employees and clients as well as to dedication and trust, critical values to our Firm, have led to Kearney's recognition as one of the leading accounting firms in the country. Based on our employees' feedback, we are consistently rated a Best Place to Work. Employment at Kearney means a flexible, collaborative, and open-minded work environment. We hope it is your "first easy decision." Learn more at www.kearneyco.com/careers.
Kearney is currently seeking Senior Accounting Associates to join our Alexandria, VA team. The Senior Accounting Associate 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:
-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
-Supervise and review work performed by other staff
-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
-Ability to navigate a transaction database and determine potential issues or inappropriate posting
-BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting or Business Administration with a major in Accounting
-3-5 years of accounting and auditing experience
-Experience working with Federal and/or DoD clients a plus
-Experience with Federal clients, A-123, and internal controls is a plus
-Experience working with financial statement compilation
-Ability to obtain a U.S. secret level security clearance (requires US Citizenship)
-CPA highly desirable
-Up to 75% travel to include the Washington Metro DMV and Nationwide
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.
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