Serco Inc.

Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

Recruiting Location : Location
US-LA-Fort Polk
Position Type
Security Clearance
Clearance Details
Ability to obtain and maintain DHS Public Trust

Position Description

Serco is Hiring Certified Public Accountants to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance recovery initiatives in Zone 2 across the Midwest. This position will consist of professional and non-professional personnel to provide support to state, tribal, territorial local governments, and some private non-profits. Serco strives to provide support quickly and efficiently to FEMA’s mission by providing assistance to those effected by man-made and natural disasters.


Duties and Responsibilities (but are not limited to):

  • Reviewing applicant labor policies, pay rates, and fringe benefit information
  • Reviewing timesheets and employee work logs
  • Making recommendations and preparing plans, procedures, and directives relating to FEMA's Financial
    Management System and related financial management functions.
  • Analyzes invoices, construction bids, and other supporting documentation for construction costs.
  • Providing financial analysis and consulting services in support of the Public Assistance Division’s
    Community Disaster Loan Program.
  • Meeting with local governmental officials with the purpose of evaluating the local governments’ eligibility for a Community Disaster Loan(s)
  • Assisting the local governments with their Community Disaster Loan application(s); making recommendations on Community Disaster Loan amounts; requesting yearly financial audit files and supporting documentation from each active loan applicant
  • Provide governmental accounting expertise to perform financial evaluations and make recommendations on disbursement of funds based on eligibility regulations
  • Evaluate the local governments’ financial conditions and making recommendations to FEMA regarding Community Disaster Loan cancellation amounts; supporting FEMA’s pre-cancellation activities, which include outreach and planning
  • Work with FEMA and local governments on financial reconciliation; providing support on appeal activities to include research, analyses, cost estimation, review, writing decision paper and providing recommendations based upon historical data; and generating visual and written reports and briefings for reporting, tracking, performance monitoring, and other related purpose.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting or higher
  • Requires a minimum of 2+ years of relevant professional experience.
  • Requires a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License
  • Clearance: Must have the ability to obtain and maintain FEMA Public Trust.
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must maintain FEMA specific trainings
  • Due to the nature of the work you must have strong Microsoft Office Skills, excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have ability to deploy to any location in zone 2 with a 24-48 hour notice after Task Order Award.
    • Zone 2 includes Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
  • Must be willing to go on 6-12 month deployments at a minimum.
  • Must be comfortable and experienced using a Smart Phone
  • Must be able to work independently, in a team environment and under stressful conditions with tight deadlines.

Desired Qualifications:

  • FEMA Public Assistance experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the FEMA Public Assistance Program/Policy
  • Trained in the new Public Assistance delivery model is preferred
  • Active FEMA badge

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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