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Sr. Accountant #1237

Shearwater Systems, LLC
Zip Code: 
Fields of study: 
Finance / Controlling / Taxes
Employment type: 
Full time
Years of experience: 
3 - 5 years
Required degree level: 
Bachelors degree
Vision Accommodations
Hearing Accommodations
Mental Health
Remote Position: 
Job Expiration Date: 

Job Title: 

Senior Accountant


Security Clearance Required:

Must be able to pass a federal background investigation*


Work Week:

Monday to Friday





Flexible Hours:

Not Flexible


Work Location:

SE Washington, DC 20593


Position Overview:

Provide financial management support to the United State Coast Guard’s Office of International Affairs in the formulation, execution and reconciliation of reimbursable program funds.


Important Information:

Must be able to pass a federal background investigation.


Special Instructions:

Please provide salary expectations when applying.


Shearwater Systems, LLC is a Mission Support Services and Facility Support Services company providing support to government and commercial entities. Shearwater is an 8(a) Program certified, Alaska Native Corporation (ANC)-owned, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB). We are a subsidiary of Three Saints Bay, LLC, which is owned by Old Harbor Native Corporation. Our Corporate Headquarters is located in Anchorage, AK and our Operational Office is in Manassas, VA.




  • Manage funds from various military and military training organizations for Coast Guard missions relating to national defense, maritime safety, marine environment protection, search and rescue and drug interdiction under reimbursable agreements;
  • Review mission budgets to prepare funding requests from clients;
  • Accept and obligate various types of funding documents such as Military Interagency Purchase Agreements (MIPR), Interagency Agreements (IAA), and Orders for Work and Services to support training missions and travel;
  • Transfer funds between the lines of accounting and projects to either obligate or de-obligate funds and close out accounts after invoices are paid;
  • Monitor expenses against obligations to ensure proper reimbursable agreements are charged to approved invoices prior to submitting to client;
  • Prepare invoice packages to the clients, along with ad hoc reports on the status of funds and invoice analysis for use by management in making decisions;
  • Analyze accounting transactions and accounts to ensure accuracy and integrity in reporting of the Coast Guard’s budgetary and accounting information in monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting;
  • Analyze status of obligations and other budget authority for missions and in-country costs;
  • Reconcile account transactions in the Core Accounting System (CAS) with interfacing systems such as the Finance and Procurement Desktop (FPD), Travel Preparation and Examination System (TPAX) and the purchase card systems on a weekly basis;
  • Monitor the Program Element Status report to correct transaction and general ledger errors;
  • Analyze current processes and propose actions to improve meeting deadlines, accounting accuracy, and overall efficiency;
  • Research complex accounting issues involving multiple agencies and accounting systems which cause deficiencies and errors, and take necessary corrective actions;
  • Manage funds from multi-years which do not have an expiration date;
  • Advise and consult with clients on financial and accounting matters;
  • Assist with audits; answer questions regarding procedures and retrieve documentation.





  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to pass a federal background investigation
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business;
  • Masters’ Degree preferred.
  • Three to Five (3 to 5) years’ experience performing intra-agency or intra-company accounting duties related to reimbursable funds transfer and tracking.
  • Experience with Federal accounting systems strongly desired, in addition to prior work with a military agency or Coast Guard.
  • Experience with Oracle or Cognos accounting systems a plus.
  • Ability to track numerous accounts through entire life-cycle for various Missions
  • Quick learner; capable of completing tasks independently or as a team.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite


VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Three Saints Bay, LLC and its subsidiaries offer a diverse, team-oriented working environment and the opportunity to work with exceptional dedicated industry professionals. We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to take part in exciting projects with government and commercial clients, both domestic and international.

We are an EEO/AA employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Three Saints Bay, LLC, is an Alaska Native Holding Company for a family of 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business service companies owned by Old Harbor Native Corporation, LLC – an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC).  The subsidiary companies of Three Saints Bay, LLC are:  Amee Bay, LLC, Barling Bay, LLC, Ghostrock LLC, GVI, Inc.,  Kiliuda Consulting, LLC, Rolling Bay, LLC and  Shearwater Systems, LLC.
Our nationwide locations provide consolidated services to civilian agencies, non-profit clients, the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence communities and state organizations.  Our services consist of a diverse portfolio from IT Consulting, Engineering, Environmental, Marine Engineering and Construction to HR Consulting Services.