Senior Government Accountant (Remote Options)

August 3, 2022
Jacksonville, FL
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Job Description:

CDM Smith is seeking a Senior Government Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting Group. This role reports directly to the Senior Manager, Government Audit.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Supporting audits conducted by federal, state, and local agencies by responding to inquiries and obtaining and providing supporting documentation.

Assisting in the development of indirect rates, cost of money, and direct charge asset calculations.

Assisting independent CPAs in performing interim audit testing by providing accounting detail, pulling supporting expense reports, and invoices.

Performing unallowable cost reviews to ensure costs that are unallowable per FAR part 31 are excluded from the indirect rates.

Performing other duties as required.

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Senior Government Accountant (Remote Options)



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Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree.

4 years of related experience.

Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications:

Audit experience preferred.

Experience interacting with the Defense Contract Audit Agency a plus.

Demonstrates proficient knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation and Cost Accounting Standards.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

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Join Us! CDM Smith where amazing career journeys unfold.

Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where its a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.

Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

United States - Nationwide

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

Expert knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Excel and other related Microsoft office products.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Good analytical skills and attention to detail.

Demonstrates strong organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.

Good interpersonal skills for interacting with team members and external clients/auditors.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear and concise fashion.

U.S. Vaccine Status:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as CDM Smith) are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.

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