FAAS Senior Associate (CPA Required)

SolomonEdwardsGroup - Tysons Corner, VA4.1

30+ days agoFull-time

Financial Accounting Advisory Services Senior

Our Big 4 partner is looking for professionals that can assist their client with complex finance and controllership issues and set it right. Whether a system conversion has been miscalculated or they simply don’t have the knowledge in the right area of accounting, this team will provide the answers to the big questions nobody else can. Join this team and you will be able to provide insight and services that accelerate analytics, data integrity and quality increasing the reliability our clients reporting capabilities.

The opportunity

The Government & Public Sector-Financial Accounting Advisory Services (GPS-FAAS) team is growing exponentially, and as a Senior, you’ll play a key role in that growth. Working across all Federal GPS sector service lines and interacting with our clients, you’ll develop your career by communicating and providing expertise around data integrity that can provide improved insight within the accounting, finance, governance, and regulatory space. It’s all about understanding the business processes and data flow to provide a truly exceptional experience for clients.

Your key responsibilities

The nature of this role means that you will be recognized as a primary day-to-day contact for our clients. That means you’ll need to understand how our client’s data integrity and quality allow for more reliable reporting. You’ll also develop your knowledge by learning about current issues, profession, and business developments relevant to the client’s industry, so we’ll look to you to build relationships and expertise with team members.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Consulting with clients on data integrity, and improving data quality
  • Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions
  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues
  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possibleTo qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business discipline, supported by 3 years of progressive post baccalaureate work experience with Federal US GAAP
  • Pursing a CPA certification
  • Experience with any of the following: preparation or auditing of Federal financial statements, operations research, advanced data analytics knowledge, exploratory data mining and data visualization
  • Strong technical writing skills and
  • A deep understanding of the objectives of Federal financial management, as well as commonly used terminology, processes and tools
  • A proven record of excellence when managing, mentoring and improving a team of high-performing colleagues
  • The confidence to assess risk and provide well thought out solutions
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance or higherPreferred qualifications
  • US CPA licensure in your work state
  • CGFM and/or CDFMWhat we look for:

We’re interested in versatile people with the ability to take on new responsibilities and listen to clients to get things done. We are not just looking for technical accounting experience — we are after genuinely interesting people with the ability to build relationships, negotiate, and think in unique and creative news ways. If you are a confident leader with a curious mind and the ability to solve complex issues, this role is for you.

Our Big 4 partner offers a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 22 days of vacation plus 10 observed holidays and up to 3 paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Additionally:
- Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About our Big 4 Partner

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact me as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Tysons Corner, VA (Required)