Dixon Hughes Goodman

  • Government Contracts Advisory Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
    Requisition ID
    Government Contracting
  • Overview

    DHG ranks among the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation. With more than 2,000 professionals in 30+ offices located in 13 states, we combine extensive tax, assurance and advisory experience with a focus on relationships and personal service to help our clients achieve their goals.  People, careers and flexibility are at the heart of DHG’s culture making it a great place to build a valuable career.


    • Assist in developing work plans and coordinating daily fieldwork and project team activities
    • Collaborate with project planning and staff scheduling to ensure leverage of resources
    • Utilize tracking tools to measure project progress, benefits provided to clients, and achievement of budget expectations
    • Actively participate in billing of clients and keeping up with WIP reports
    • Assists clients in managing their FAR, CAS, and DCAA compliance initiatives
    • Assists clients in drafting compliance inquiry responses to regulatory parties
    • Support clients with incurred cost submissions, calculating forward pricing rates, indirect cost structures
    • Assists clients with CAS disclosure statements, government billing, and close
    • Utilize advanced Excel and data management skills (v-lookups, pivot tables, macros, etc) to help clients with budgeting and planning
    • Help to review requirements to identify client needs regarding accounting policies and procedures, consolidations and inter-company accounting
    • Lead thought leadership discussions for market prospects and internal staff alike
    • Participate in networking events and recruiting events for the Government Contracts Advisory team and DHG
    • Lead and support sales and business development proposals and initiatives 
    • Support other Government Contracting consulting engagements performed by the practice




    • Minimum 7 years of experience in government contract compliance required, preferably in a public accounting or consulting environment 
    • Minimum of 1 year in a supervisory capacity required
    • CPA certification preferred
    • Pertinent certification required
    • Prior experience in working directly for or with DCAA is preferable
    • Progressive experience and strong knowledge of FAR, CAS, JTR, SCA and DFARS is essential
    • Working knowledge of FAR requirement and practical experience with at least two of the following contractor business systems: Accounting, Billing, Procurement, Property, Estimating and Budgeting systems is required
    • Specific experience with software capabilities for applications such as Deltek or other software applications including experience in system conversion and/or new system implementation
    • Experience in working accounting issues and CAS applicability and application to specific business processes
    • Fast learner with attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Travel required
    • BS of Accounting degree is preferred, other business degrees or significant work experience in Government contracting will be considered


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