Education Requirements: Bachelor’s in Accounting or related business field from an accredited university
Years of Experience: 7 + years of experience in DoD Financial Management experience required
Clearance Level: Secret Clearance or higher (U.S. Citizenship Required) required
Certifications Required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) OR Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) OR Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM)
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.
We are seeking dedicated candidates with significant DOD Financial Management experience to join our growing Advisory practice. Candidates will be considered for various positions, some of which only require meeting the minimum requirements, while other positions require meeting some (not all) of the additional qualifications mentioned below.
Additional Qualifications – Candidates are not required to meet all:
DoD general experience in: Accounting and Audit; Unliquidated Obligation (ULO) support; Planning, Programming, and Budget Execution (PPBE) cycle experience; Budget Formulation, Integration and Reporting (Execution & Budget); Enterprise Risk Management (ERM); OMB’s A-123 Internal Controls; Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR); program management with cost, schedule and performance responsibilities; and experience working in a program office for system development and acquisition or similar organization
As a DoD Financial Management Manager, you will be required to execute the following tasks for Federal Government Agencies:
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key business decision makers throughout the year and be committed to continually improve client satisfaction.
Work with team and client to create plan for accomplishing objectives and determine engagement strategy which complies with professional standards and addresses the risks inherent in the engagement.
Consistently provide insightful responses to government request in a timely manner to ensure the delivery of the highest quality deliverables
Consistently engage in open, direct, candid, constructive, and regular exchanges of information between engagement team members and the government that ensures work activities are effective across teams and government.
Contribute to growth of the firm through participation in business development, proposal efforts and recruitment activities.
To achieve these tasks, you must possess the following Essential Qualities:
Managerial experience required
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
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
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.