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Client Accountant

Tysons, Virginia| Charlotte, North Carolina| High Point, North Carolina| Asheville, North Carolina| Raleigh, North Carolina| Norfolk, Virginia| Richmond, Virginia

Req ID 2020-7460 Date posted 01/23/2021 Practice Government Contracting

DHG is a leading professional services firm offering assurance, tax and advisory services to clients nationwide and internationally. Our strength lies in our technical knowledge, industry intelligence and future focused approach combined with our drive to help our clients achieve their goals, both today and tomorrow. DHG’s professionals are passionate about providing an unparalleled client experience as we listen, innovate and act to help our clients. DHG ranks among the top 20 professional services firms in the nation, providing assurance, tax, and advisory services. With more than 2,000 professionals across the United States, the DHG team serves clients in 50 states and internationally.


This role will be supporting the Client Accounting team in Tysons, VA. However, we are open to this individual sitting in any of our key markets and in certain cases, a full time virtual employee. 

  • Provide bookkeeping and accounting services which may include data entry, bank reconciliations, maintenance of A/R, A/P, & inventory accounts, answering client questions, etc.
  • Provide accounting services for clients to include month-end closings and reports
  • Assist in the preparation of payroll returns, sales tax return, and 1099-Misc fillings
  • Manage multiple clients concurrently
  • Assist clients with accounting, payroll and basic software issues
  • Communicate with clients clearly and professionally, and establish and maintain positive relationships with clients
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential business matters
  • Perform or assist with other services and special projects as needed
  • Exercise strong sense of professional ethics and judgment
  • Must be reliable and able to meet deadlines
  • Obtain a working knowledge of research techniques and various research sources
  • Develop and apply knowledge of government contract rules and regulations


  • BS in Accounting is preferred, other business degrees or work experience in Government Contracting will be considered
  • Strong preference for at least 1 year of full charge bookkeeping, client accounting, or accounting services
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures on automated systems required
  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks is required
  • Proficiency in other accounting software (Procas/Deltek) is preferred
  • Previous Government Contracting accounting experience highly preferred
  • Effectively collaborate with visitors, clients, staff, and/or coworkers in a professional manner required
  • As this position supports defense and intelligence contractors, US Citizenship is required for this role

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