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Staff Associate (Finance/Payroll)

Administrative | Hybrid in Charleston, SC | Full Time

Job Description

Fathom 4 is the kind of defense services company that you've always wanted to work with... and for. We strive to take care of all the people we support: our employees, our clients, our troops, and our community. We are in the people business and that principle is what drives our culture. We want to hire people for a career, not just a certain project.

If we concentrate on genuinely taking care of you, we know you will do what you can to care for the client. Fathom 4 will continue to grow if we ensure to build teams that feel the same way.



  • Provides financial support to include company level bookkeeping.
  • Reviews and processes outgoing invoices.
  • Reconciles accounts.
  • Sets up project time keeping records.
  • Acts as a back-up to Finance/Payroll Manager during absences.
  • Researches, gathers, and prepares information for various financial reports.
  • Performs project level financial tracking support for client reporting.
  • Performs broad range of administrative duties with minimal to general level of supervision and interacts daily with supervisor, peer groups, and clients.



  • Bookkeeping (QuickBooks)
  • Payroll processing
  • Timekeeping set-up/management (Experience with Fuzion is preferred but not required)
  • AR/AP
  • Financial reporting
  • Word processing (MS Word)
  • Spreadsheet development (MS Excel)
  • Support financial presentations (MS PowerPoint)
  • Prepare executive briefs
  • Perform periodic data collection
  • Must be able to complete assignments under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field from an institution regionally accredited by one of the following:
    1. Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
    2. Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
    3. Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
    4. New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
    5. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission of Colleges (SACSCOC),
    6. Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College University Commission (WSCUC)
  • Fathom 4 will verify your transcript and diploma with your college as part of the application process. This is a firm requirement.


  • Five (5) years of relevant accounting/finance experience in a fast-paced environment with a preference for at least 2 years in the DoD industry.
  • Experience with Defense Contract Accounting Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) requirements and regulations is preferred.


  • Ability to obtain a security clearance, if required.
  • A background check including degree verification and a post offer drug screen will also be required.


  • The work location is Charleston, SC, with 0-5% travel expected.


  • Hybrid position (In-office and Remote).
  • Full-time (40 hours per week) – Monday – Friday.


Fathom 4. LLC. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.