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8 days ago


Alexandria, VA


With a focus on the Federal Government, Kearney & Company provides financial services, 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 also 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

Kearney & Company is seeking a Senior Associate to join our team. Duties include:

  • Maintaining relationships and communicating with key client personnel to understand business operations, processes, and functions
  • Understanding of Government Auditing Standards, audit procedures, and sampling and financial analysis techniques
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Ability to lead a team, provide direction on work requirements, communicate effectively with clients and team members, and mentor junior team members
  • Ability to balance multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to promote team comradery in meeting tight deadlines
  • Must be willing to work more than 40 hours for limited times
  • Supervise and review work performed by other staff at a detailed level
  • Capable of applying innovative methodologies that support an audit
  • Strong understanding of GAO's Yellow and Green Books and COSO framework
  • Capable of reviewing and evaluating internal controls and supporting documentation
  • Ability to identify root causes of deficiencies to develop recommended internal control activities or process changes
  • Ability to review and analyze information and facts to determine auditee compliance with policies and selected law/regulations
  • Monitor contractual requirements, prepare and review written deliverables

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting or Business Administration with a major in Accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of CFO Act auditing experience
  • Currently in process of obtaining CPA, or has CPA
  • Proficient skills with Microsoft
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust (requires US Citizenship)

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA highly desirable
  • Proficient skills with ACL (specifically as it relates to data analytics and sampling)
  • Experience with OMB A-123, internal controls, risk assessments, and grants

Kearney & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.

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