Position Description

Accounting Manager
Location Bethesda, MD
Job Code 62
# of openings 3
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Accounting Manager


Education Requirements: Bachelor’s in Accounting or related business field from an accredited university; Accounting courses required


Years of Experience: 7 + years of experience in Federal Accounting


Clearance Level: Public Trust or higher


U.S. Citizenship Required


Certifications Required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) OR Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)


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 Accounting Manager your duties for our Federal Government client will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Working with the Federal General Ledger (USSGL)
  • Assist in the preparation of federal financial statements with an understanding of account relationships for both USSGL Proprietary and Budgetary accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of GTAS Treasury reports and reconcile to the Statement of Budgetary Resources
  • Perform Financial Statement Line Item Reconciliations using Excel (such as Fund Balance with Treasury, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Property, etc)
  • Creating detailed SOPs on finance processes, as well as, cycle memos detailing workflows/ processes involving multiple organizations and systems
  • Weekly communication with Senior Management; being responsible for producing quality, timely, detailed, and competent work product
  • Utilize software packages that have the capability to prepare comprehensive documentation that includes both text and data analysis 


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

  • Knowledge of accounting standards issued by the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) (Seniors and Managers) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) (Manager level requirement)
  • Ability to analyze large volumes of transactions in computerized systems with a high degree of accuracy
  • Technical experience in commercial accounting, federal accounting and financial statement audits to serve as the primary lead of the proposed team  


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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