Senior Manager, Public Sector Practice

BDO Mclean , VA 22107

Posted 3 months ago

Job Summary

BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Public Sector Senior Manager is responsible for delivering financial reporting advisory and audit support services to Public Sector clients. The Public Sector Senior Manager also supervises, directs, and reviews the work of Managers, Senior Associates and staff Associates. In this role, the Public Sector Manager is charged with marketing, networking and business development within the area of expertise, as well as the responsibility of ensuring engagement profitability by monitoring team chargeability and expenses.



  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration or other relevant field required

  • Advanced degree (e.g. MBA, MPA, MPP) in relevant field preferred


  • Eight (8) years of accounting or financial experience required

  • Three (3) years years of progressive experience in leading business management and/or financial management services projects required.

  • Experience with federal financial management and analysis, financial statements preparation and/or auditing , U.S. Treasury financial related systems and OMB Circular A-123 compliance preferred


  • CPA or similar professional certification (e.g. CISA, CIA, CGFM)


  • Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suites, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Proficiency with Visio and/or other graphic design programs beneficial


  • Proficiency in English

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of accounting and experience with financial statement audits

  • Familiarity with accounting pronouncements of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) and the U.S. Standard General Ledger

  • Working Capital Fund experience is highly desired

  • Strong ability to lead/drive workstreams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently within a team environment and with a customer service focus

  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain a US security clearance


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