Job Description 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 Kearneyu2019s recognition as one of the leading accounting firms in the country. Based on our employeesu2019 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 u201cfirst easy decision.u201d Learn more at **** Kearney & Company is currently seeking Accounting Associates to join our Alexandria, VA team. The Accounting Associates 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 Seniors, Managers and Principals. Required Skills u2022Maintaining relationships and communicating with key client personnel to understand business operations, processes, and functions u2022Ability to demonstrate an understanding of accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations u2022Ability to bridge the gap between logistics procedures and financial accounting processes u2022Strong oral and written communication skills u2022Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with clients and team members u2022Ability to balance multiple projects concurrently u2022Apply innovative methodologies that support an audit u2022Review and evaluate internal controls and supporting documentation u2022Development of solutions for implantation to mitigate deficiencies for internal control activities and supporting documentation u2022Determine compliance if with policies and selected law/regulations are met Required Experience u2022BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting or Business Administration with a major in Accounting u20220-3 years of accounting and auditing experience u2022Proficient skills in excel u2022Excellent verbal and written communication skills u2022Experience working with Federal and/or DoD clients a plus u2022CPA highly desirable u2022Experience working with financial statement audits a plus 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.