Paragon Technology

Accounting/Finance - Junior Task Manager



Paragon Technology Group, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector. Founded in 1997, Paragon has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. Paragon delivers an extensive suite of IT services across the public sector and is renowned for delivering technical excellence in every client engagement.


Candidate will provide support for the Air Force Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR)


Labor Category Requirements: 

  • Four (4) year accounting degree preferred or Other Business Mgmt. degree with Financial Statement Auditing or Audit Readiness experience is also acceptable.
  • CPA, CGFM, CDFM or CIA certification is REQUIRED.
  • Five (5) years of accounting or financial management experience, including three (3) or more years of progressive experience in leading business management and/or financial management services projects.
  • Minimum Active Interim Secret Clearance with the ability and intention of obtaining a Secret Clearance; Must be a US Citizen.
  • Experience performing financial statement audits in DoD, federal agencies, or commercial Fortune 400 organizations and/or preparation of assertion packages.
  • Ability to lead a team of 2-10 personnel (prior exp. preferred).
  • Detail oriented and proven organizational skills.
  • Experience communicating with stakeholders with ease.
  • Ability to thrive in a changing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting (GAAP or Federal GAAP) and auditing principles.
  • Experience performing and leading walkthroughs.
  • Experience documenting business processes, controls activities, and systems.
  • Experience assessing design effectiveness and operating effectiveness on control activities.
  • Familiarity with developing recommendations for re-mediating auditability impediments.
  • Knowledge of Federal financial statements and financial reporting and auditing requirements.
  • Familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley and/or OMB Circular A-123
  • Familiarity with GAO's Green Book.
  • Knowledge of DoD Audit Readiness Program (FIAR).

In addition to the labor category requirement:

  • Experience with the following in a leadership role:
    • General understanding and experience with the OMB's Capital Planning and Investment Control process and procedures
    • Developed and maintained Exhibit 300 documentation in the DoD market
    • Understands the process to submit and maintain a program's Exhibit 300 documentation based on OMB guidance
    • Familiar with submitting information to the federal IT Dashboard
    • Detailed experience with the DoD budgetary cycle, artifact development, and the integration points with the development of a program's Exhibit 300
    • Solid understanding of the POM process and DoD budget cycles and milestones
    • Detailed experience with federal financial management processes and procedures
    • Advanced/intermediate level experience using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project
    • General experience with internal used software (IUS) process and standards
    • Holds an active certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA, CDFM, or CGFM)





Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.






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