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Staff Accountant - Government Contract - Norfolk, VA in Norfolk at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

Currently seeking a staff accountant with 3+ years of experience in government contracting. Must have active secret security clearance or be able to easily reactivate. BS in Accounting or Finance is necessary, CPA highly preferred.

Staff accountant to support audit readiness engagement using FIAR guidance, GAAP, DoD FMR, and other authoritative guidance. This position involves performing substantivge testing, internal controls testing, business process documentation, and audit readiness activities.

Additional responsibilities may or may not include:

  • Establishing tables of accounts and assigning entries to proper accounts
  • Developing, implementing, modifying, and documenting recordkeeping and accounting systems
  • Computing taxes owed and preparing tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements
  • Developing, maintaining, and analyzing budgets; preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs
  • Analyzing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice


  • BS in Finance or Accounting, CPA highly preferred
  • Active secret security clearance
  • FIAR
  • GAAP
  • Substantive testing
  • A-123
  • Internal controls testing

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