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Jennifer Eubanks, CPA, and former DCAA auditor, purchased a solo tax practice from a retiring CPA in 2014 and from that base launched CPA Department.  CPA Department is a boutique CPA firm serving government contractors and commercial businesses.  Jennifer brings clients a diverse skill set acquired throughout her career in roles as CFO of a telecommunications company, DCAA auditor for Northrup Grumman, and corporate controller for a leading public company.

CPA Department provides sophisticated, strategic, outsourced accounting, business consulting, tax preparation, and financial services to small and mid-sized organizations and their owners nationwide, and to foreign organizations interested in doing business with the US Government.

In her current role, Jennifer and her team partner with businesses in pursuit of corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, and in need of outsourced accounting, controller, CFO, and back-office services. She provides pricing and proposal support and designs financial strategies for enhancing operational growth, implementing strategic financial management, and managing accounting departments.

Jennifer is recognized for her inspirational leadership along with her integrity, thoughtfulness, and client-centric approach.  Her mission is to help the few do good for the many.  She recognizes government contractors are unique businesses, having unique needs, and requiring specific skillsets.

Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)


  • Babson College , Goldman Sachs 10KSB Allumni
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • B.S. in Social Work, George Mason University


  • Thought Leader on Forbes Finance Council
  • Board member for the George Mason School of Business Center for Government Contracting
  • Guest speaker at George Mason University
  • Cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program in partnership with Babson College
  • Member of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF)
  • Member of the AFCEA professional association
  • Member of the Vistage® CEO network
  • Member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®)
  • Member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • Member of the Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA)
  • Nominated a Top Financial Professional by Northern Virginia Magazine in 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020
  • Member of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies Inc 5000



  • Construction
  • Banks
  • Professional Services
  • Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Government Contractors
  • Non-Profit Organizations


Forbes Publications


Jennifer Eubanks

Chief Executive Officer

GovCon 101: What Contractors Need To Know About Indirect Rates

Jennifer Eubanks Contribution to Forbes Expert Panel: 15 Expert Tips To Help Small-Business Owners Better Manage Financial Risk

GovCon 101: What Contractors Should Know About Accounting For Government Contracts

Jennifer Eubanks Contribution to Forbes Expert Panel: 16 Essential Elements Business Leaders Should Include In Every Financial Disaster Plan

Jennifer Eubanks Forbes Feature Article: What Prospective Contractors Need To Know When Preparing To Bid For A US Federal Government Contract

Jennifer Eubanks Contribution to Forbes Expert Panel: 14 Important Financial Steps When Bringing On Remote Staff From Different Locations

Jennifer Eubanks Forbes Feature Article: Why Leadership Intent Matters

Jennifer Eubanks Featured Article: 15 Ways Businesses Can Survive A Recession

Jennifer Eubanks Forbes Feature Article: Four Keys For Successful New Employee Onboarding In A Remote Environment

Jennifer Eubanks Featured Article: Considering Full-Time Freelancing? 15 Important Financial Tips To Remember

Jennifer Eubanks Contribution to Forbes Expert Panel: 11 Ways for Financial Leaders to Improve Company Health and Guide Overall Strategy

Jennifer Eubanks Contribution to Forbes Expert Panel: 14 Best Practices to Help Business Owners Manage Cash Flow

Jennifer Eubanks Forbes Feature Article: Three Ways Today’s Accounting Professionals Can Increase Their Value

Jennifer Eubanks Contribution to Forbes Expert Panel: 11 Expert Tips For Young Professionals Just Starting In The Financial Sector

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