Accounting Careers Accounting Careers

Join DFAS and become a member of an exciting team of select individuals chosen to account for the billions of dollars spent annually by the DoD. Enter a world where your professional accounting knowledge is relied upon by a wide range of customers - from our warfighters around the globe to the President of the United States. As a DFAS accountant, you will have the opportunity to perform research, identify problem areas, determine actions to improve program effectiveness, and propose new procedures and methods. 

Key functional areas

  • Reporting and data analysis

  • Audit support

  • Systems accounting

  • General ledger accounting

  • Accounts payable

  • Accounts receivable


As a member of our team, you will receive training in federal accounting and finance systems and processes as well as other topics such as leadership, project management, and Lean Six. You may also have the opportunity to pursue certifications such as:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA )

  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA )

  • Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM)

  • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)

  • DoD Financial Management Certification

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