Job Openings Staff Accountant (Federal Auditing)

About the job Staff Accountant (Federal Auditing)

Staff Accountant (Federal Auditing), Remote/Washington, DC

Our client is seeking multiple Staff Accountants (Federal Auditing) for direct hire opportunities. 

This position is based out of Washington, DC.  It is currently remote due to COVID, however the selected candidate will need to eventually be able to return to on-site work.

U.S. Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance



Provide federal auditing support to government agencies.  


  • Execute the daily activities of Federal audit engagements and support the execution of a high-quality audit
  • Identify and communicate potential issues and opportunities for audit efficiencies and process improvement
  • Coordinate the daily activities of audits and client interactions and ensure efficient information flow from the client to the audit team
  • Support the design and execution of an engagement's audit approach and procedures in accordance with relevant regulatory professional auditing and assurance standards and methodologies
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge and staying current on developments in accounting literature' including those specific to assigned industries
  • Supervise Audit Associates and Interns on engagements and provide coaching' timely feedback and reviewing their audit documentation


  • Minimum three years of recent auditing experience (will consider 1-3 years of experience for more junior candidates)
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university and be eligible to obtain a CPA
  • Applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)' including Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) Standards and U.S Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (GAAS)
  • Ability to meet challenging client requirements' demonstrated supervisory experience' along with strong communication' interpersonal' analytical skills and research abilities
  • U.S. Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain a U.S. security clearance


  • CPA
  • Active Security Clearance

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In order to comply with its obligations as a covered federal contractor and to protect the health and safety of its employees, our client requires all employees/contractors in the United States to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their start date, except in circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to a religious or disability accommodation.

Please Note:

  • Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • No calls, inquiries, or Third-Party Vendors please.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas).
  • $1000 Referral Bonus -

Since 1988, The ACI Group, a Baltimore-based IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industry’s leading professionals, and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.