Manager/ Senior Manager, Assurance Services - Government Contracting

Rockville, Maryland
Assurance
Full-time
Aronson LLC has been thinking ahead for its clients for more than 55 years. Our industry experts provide innovative audit, tax, and consulting services that help our clients move to the next level. Aronson works with companies throughout the entire business life cycle by proactively identifying opportunities and addressing challenges so that clients are able to focus on their core business. We show companies how to rethink ways to be more profitable, more competitive and better prepared for the future.

In addition to ranking Aronson as one of the top 15 accounting firms in the region, In 2019, and for the ninth time, our team members have rated us a “Best Places to Work” in the Washington DC Metro Area (Washington Business Journal). Aronson is ranked as a top 100 national firm by Accounting Today and also by INSIDE Public Accounting, who has named Aronson as one of their “Best of the Best.”

Aronson LLC has an immediate opening for a Manager to join the Government Contracting Industry Services Group within the Audit and Accounting Department.  Our professionals in this group apply extensive industry knowledge in their delivery of efficient and effective assurance services to a wide variety of government contracting businesses.

Responsibilities

    • Manage financial statement audits and reviews and other attestation services for government contracting companies of various sizes and ownership structures
    • Design plan for execution of each engagement from initiation to completion
    • Direct and control projects to ensure completion within the established deadline and budget
    • Serve as the principal point of contact on client engagements and develop working relationships with senior level management and business owners
    • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements
    • Supervise and mentor staff and senior members on engagements and review workpapers
    • Gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements
    • Utilize technical proficiency to enable diagnoses of and solutions to problems encountered on audits and reviews
    • Build firm-wide resource network to contribute to the development of a broad base of internal and external relationships for personal and professional benefits and results
    • Assist partners and senior management on proposals and business development calls
    • Attend and participate in industry specific forums and networking events
    • Keep up-to-date with changes in regulations, governance and best practices
    • Implement improvements to internal processes

Requirements

    • CPA license
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • Five to seven years of financial statement preparation, audits, reviews, and compilations experience, preferably with companies with government contracts
    • Technical proficiency developed to enable diagnoses of and solutions to complex problems encountered on audits, reviews, compilations and tax
    • Government Contracting Industry knowledge of revenue, unbilled receivables, indirect rates, and other industry specific audit risks
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients and customers
    • Willing to travel locally (DC/MD/VA) and out of town occasionally
**Qualified candidates must be eligible to work for any employer in the United States
***Aronson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer