Position Description

Audit Manager
Location Alexandria, VA
Job Code 58
# of openings 1
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Audit Manager

 

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, and a Master’s degree in Accounting/MBA preferred, from an accredited university

 

Years of Experience: 5+ years of experience; minimum of 2 years of Federal Government Audit experience with at least 2 years of experience in a supervisory or management role

 

U.S. Citizenship Required

 

Security Clearance Level: Minimum Secret Clearance Required

 

Certifications Required:  CPA Certification required

 

Castro & Company is a dedicated audit, advisory and accounting CPA firm headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, providing services to Federal Government clients. Named Best Place to Work in 2017, 2018 and 2020 by the Washington Business Journal, we are dedicated to helping our clients accomplish their strategic goals, while providing our people a diverse and inclusive environment to thrive and succeed. Castro & Company employees are part of a learning culture with challenging career development opportunities. We encourage teamwork and collaboration, reward excellence, and respect and value diversity.  


As an Audit Manager, you will be required to execute the following tasks for Federal Government Agencies:

  • Lead a team in performing financial statement audits
  • Interact with key client management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements
  • Use the audit results and analysis to develop recommendations in accordance with FAM and Yellow Book requirements for improving compliance, effectiveness, efficiency, and accountability
  • Assist with business development activities of the firm
  • Develop, plan, and implement a comprehensive test plan designed to achieve identified objectives
  • Manage and supervise the execution of complex financial statement audits
  • Manage project resources, status reports, and related project management tasks
  • Develop audit reports to present audit findings with recommendations
  • Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization), and monitor the budget to ensure that work is completed on-time and within the budget
  • Lead interviews and participate in the hiring of staff and experienced candidates for client project
  • Mentor and supervise staff, seniors, and managers, delegate work to them, and review their work performed

 

To achieve these tasks, you must possess the following Required Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and standards, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), Internal Controls, and Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB)


To achieve these tasks, you must possess the following Essential Qualities:

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and ethical value
  • Exceptional client service and oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to manage, lead, and inspire a team
  • Strong sense of urgency and solution-oriented mindset
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong commitment to quality and integrity
  • Problem-solving ability
  • High level of enthusiasm and a capacity for overcoming obstacles

 

Castro & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability and any other classification protected by law.

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