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Sirena Johnson, CPA, CGMA

Partner

sjohnson@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, George Mason University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of Virginia

Chartered Global Management Accountant

Sirena Johnson is a partner and co-practice leader of the firm’s Government Contracting Practice. She is currently based in the firm’s Bethesda, Maryland office.

Sirena specializes in providing audit, consulting, and accounting services to government contractors, technology companies, and employee benefit plans. She possesses a working knowledge of federal regulations, including Small Business Administration (SBA), 8(a) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), cost principles, and accounting policies for federal government contractors. In addition, she provides various management consulting services including assisting client management in the implementation of cost accounting systems and overhead allocation methods; preparing overhead incurred cost submissions for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), and assisting with DCAA accounting system reviews.

Experience

Sirena also has experience with employee benefit plan financial statement audits. She is knowledgeable of the Internal Revenue Code and Department of Labor regulations declared for employee benefit plans. She has also provided consultation with calculations and other matters relating to self-correction submissions with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Sirena held a partner position at a leading accounting and professional services firm.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, George Mason University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of Virginia

Chartered Global Management Accountant

Honors & Awards

George Mason University Alumni Association’s Alumni Service Award

George Mason University School of Business Alumni Service Award

Sirena was named a “Super CPA” by the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) and Virginia Business Magazine in the category of Small Business Consulting.

Affiliations

Member, Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC)

 Member, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)

Member, Board of Directors and Chair of the Membership Committee, Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF)

Board Member and Chair of the Events and Fundraising Committee, George Mason University’s Women in Business Consortium