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Accounting Associate - College Program

Kearney & Company Alexandria, VA, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“We are consistently recognized as a "Best Place to Work"!”

Job Description

For our Accounting Associate full time positions, Kearney is seeking future or recent graduates majoring in Accounting or Double Major/ Concentration in Accounting AND Information Science, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Systems (or other synonym for IT related major). This position is a great entry-level opportunity for new graduates who want hands-on audit and Accounting experience working with government agencies throughout the United States.

The Accounting Associates participate in pre-audit planning for engagements, are responsible for reviewing client accounting and operating procedures, as well as systems of internal control. Entry level employees may also conduct audit tests to support professional opinions for the fair representation of the client’s financial statements.

Kearney & Company encourages and supports employee development through obtaining certifications such as the CPA. Benefits such as tuition reimbursement, monetary assistance for CPA exam preparation, and certification bonuses are available. All Associates are PAID FOR ALL ADDITIONAL HOURS WORKED that exceed the forty-hour work week (based on assignment). Accounting Associates will be located in Alexandria, VA but specific audits can require travel throughout the United States and the DC metropolitan area.


Qualifications

Required Experience

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting or Double Major/ Concentration in Accounting AND Information Science, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Systems (or other synonym for IT related major)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • CPA candidate or eligibility to sit for CPA certification is highly desirable
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Interim Secret security clearance (US citizenship required)

The family friendly culture, exciting work, and rewarding environment at Kearney & Company is celebrated through a variety of accomplishments:

  • Top 100 CPA Firms in the United States – Accounting Today
  • Top 500 Entry Level Employers in the U.S. – CollegeGrad.com
  • Top 200 Intern Employers in the U.S. – CollegeGrad.com
  • Top 100 Employer – THE BLACK COLLEGIAN
  • Top 50 “Best for Vets” Employer – Military Times EDGE Magazine
  • Best Place to Work – Washington Business Journal AND Virginia Business


Overview

With a focus on the Government, Kearney & Company provides financial services, 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 Kearney’s recognition as one of the leading accounting firms in the country. Based on our employees’ feedback, we are also consistently rated a Best Place to Work. Employment at Kearney means a flexible, collaborative, and open-minded work environment. We hope it is your “first easy decision.” Learn more at www.kearneyco.com/careers.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new Kearney team members will be required to comply with Executive Order (EO) 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, and the corresponding COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force, mandating Federal Contractors, including Kearney team members, to submit proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. Prospective or new Team Members may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement by contacting the Director of Human Resources (covid-19@kearneyco.com /703-931-5600) and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Client site vaccination requirements, if different or more strict, will take precedence over Kearney’s vaccination policy, complying with the mandates mentioned above.


EEO Notice

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EEO Notice

Work location is subject to change based on client requirements.

Kearney & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender; gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, age, disability or handicap, servicemember status, relationship or association with a protected veteran, and any other category protected by Federal, state, or local law. Click here to learn more.

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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons. Kearney & Company provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. Military family leave is available for up to 26 weeks under FMLA. Click here to learn more.

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

The EPPA prohibits most private employers from using lie detector tests either for pre-employment screening or during the course of employment. Kearney & Company adheres all provisions of the EPPA. Click here to learn more.

Kearney & Company

About Kearney & Company:

With a focus on the Government, Kearney & Company provides financial services, 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 Kearney’s recognition as one of the leading accounting firms in the country. Based on our employees’ feedback, we are also consistently rated a Best Place to Work. Employment at Kearney means a flexible, collaborative, and open-minded work environment. We hope it is your “first easy decision.” Learn more at www.kearneyco.com/careers.

Posted date: 3 days ago

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