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State and Local Government Audit Manager

Tysons Corner, VA, USA | Cherry Bekaert LLP

  • Industry:
    Accounting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Cherry Bekaert is proud to have over 70 years of experience in Accounting and Advisory services. Our shared values, including uncompromising integrity, a passion for excellence and mutual respect have helped us get here. If these values align with yours, we’d like to hear from you. Lets grow your career as an State and Local Government Audit Manager in our Washington, D.C. practice located in Tysons, VA. The successful candidate can work from our Tysons or Rockville office.


What your day looks like:



  • Communicating between clients and the firm to ensure engagement objectives are met by all parties.

  • Oversee firm objectives (engagement economics) and manage firm resources to ensure that established goals are met.

  • Provides guidance and experience to ensure that engagement risks are identified and appropriate responses (including specific audit steps) are taken.

  • Mentor and develop associates by providing timely on-site reviews and providing feedback on associates’ performance

  • Facilitate resolutions on complex audit and accounting issues

  • Review financial reporting and ensure client deliverables are provided in a timely manner.

  • Provide the engagement partner with timely status updates and communicates and involves the partner, if needed, in the resolution of any client issues as they arise.

  • Begin to develop one or more areas of technical specialization and begin to serve as a technical consultant, both internally and externally

  • Be a trusted advisor to a client and begins to identify opportunities for expanded services

  • Develop outside relationships (professional, personal, etc.) with a goal to foster long-term business development opportunities.


What you need for this role:


An ideal fit for our firm displays a passion for superior client service, uncompromising integrity, excellent project management abilities, and leadership skills. We’re a fast-paced and dynamic environment so a strong sense of urgency will fit right in! Most industry experience will be considered. Experience with technology, government contractors and/or local and state government entities is a plus.



  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Proven ability to lead and develop A&A associates

  • 5+ years’ experience in public accounting.

  • Experience auditing State and/or Local Governments

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting. Masters preferred.

  • Must be CPA certified and have an active CPA license.


What you can expect from us:



  • Stable, secure work environment, we’ve been in business for over 70 years

  • Collaborative environment focused on career and leadership development

  • Flexible work arrangements with generous PTO

  • Competitive salary and bonus program

  • “Dress for your Day” policy


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