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Senior Associate, DFARS Business Systems Specialist - Government Contract Advisory at CohnReznick LLP

Senior Associate, DFARS Business Systems Specialist - Government Contract Advisory

CohnReznick LLP Tysons, VA Full-Time
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CohnReznick currently has an exciting career opportunity for a Senior Associate to join the Government Contract Practice located in our Tysons, VA office. 

We are looking for a Senior Associate with a background implementing, supporting and/or auditing federal contractor DFARS-compliant business systems, primarily purchasing (CPSR) or estimating. The Senior Associate will work closely with client management to provide timely, efficient advisory support in the government contracting environment.  You will have responsibility to execute a wide range of advisory services on various ongoing special projects with our government contractor clients.  Normally this person will be managing and working with up to 5-7 clients at any given time and performing time-management to prioritize the workload.





If you are:

  • A highly dedicated professional with impressive credentials and driven by new challenges and growth opportunities
  • A team player who believes in providing world-class client service to great clients
  • Looking for a work environment that values and promotes camaraderie, collaboration and giving back to the community  

We offer:

  • Endless opportunities to contribute to the 11th largest professional services firm in the US
  • A unique culture that values collaboration in everything we do
  • A team of professionals driven by a sense of excellence, integrity, commitment to lifelong learning, respect for one another, adaptability, and making a difference
  • A network of 2,700 professionals committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and giving back to the communities in which we live and work
  • Varied career paths supported by strong professional development programs and resources
  • A flexible work environment with competitive benefits



Perform advisory services to government contractors in the following areas:

  • DFARS-Compliant Business System gap/readiness assessments and implementations – Purchasing, Estimating, Materials Management, Property, and Accounting
  • Policies and procedures documentation
  • Process improvement consulting
  • DCAA/DCMA audit support
  • Research in FAR/DFARS/CAS
  • Supervision & training of staff accountants/advisors

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA license is a plus
  • 4 – 5 years of recent experience in the government contract sector
  • Specialized knowledge of and experience with DFARS-compliant business systems, particularly purchasing (CPSR), estimating, and/or property
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFARS
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to do local travel (MD, DC, VA)
  • U.S. Citizen

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