Senior Audit Associate

Kearney & Company
24 May 2019
30 May 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
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 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 currently seeking Senior Audit Associate to join our McLean, 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:

* 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 implementation to mitigate deficiencies for internal control activities and supporting documentation
* Determine compliance if with policies and selected law/regulations are met

* BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting or Business Administration with a major in Accounting
* 2–4 years of accounting and auditing experience
* Experience working with Federal and/or DoD clients a plus
* Experience working with financial statement audit or compilation required
* Ability to navigate a transaction database and determine potential issues or inappropriate posting
* Ability to travel up to 25%
* Ability to obtain an interim U.S. secret security clearance (US citizenship required)

Preferred Qualifications
* Interim secret security clearance is preferred
* CPA highly desirable

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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