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Senior Accountant 

Category Accounting/Finance  

The Senior Accountant will work to sustain a secure, integrated, and unified financial management system to ensure DEA is in compliance with Financial Management rules and regulations.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Support the government mandate to recover improper and duplicate payments as required under the Improper Payment Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) of 2010 as well as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123.
  • Document internal controls develop test plans and testing internal controls over financial reporting as required by OMB Circular A-123.
  • Assist with debt management for receivables for the public non-Controlled Substance Act (CSA) Receivables, preparation of reports submitted to DOJ, preparation of cash reconciliations and general adjustments, other monthly or quarterly reporting as needed, and relevant to UFMS training.
  • Provide support to assist with providing oversight over DEAs financial management issues in its foreign programs, assist with resolving incomplete reconciliations, and reengineering processes.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • In-depth knowledge of Federal fund accounting principles, procedures, and U.S. Government Standard General Ledger.
  • Experience in auditing Federal financial operations, including compliance reviews of federal financial processes.
  • Experience in reconciliation projects related to Federal financial operations, preferably related to U.S. Treasury payment and collection processes and mediums including Intergovernmental Payments and Collections (IPAC).
  • Experience in directing and coordinating the work of subordinate staff in similar projects, relating issues to upper-level management, and communicating management’s direction to subordinates.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience onsite at a federal agency conducting A-123 and/or IPERA reviews.
  • Experience in auditing Federal financial operations, preferably compliance reviews of federal financial processes.
  • Knowledge and experience related to automated financial management systems, including accounting and budget systems used by federal agencies, preferably Momentum-based systems excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience related to automated financial management systems, including accounting and budget, preferably systems used by Federal agencies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance required; MBA preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • CPA preferred.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement. While the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors is still being decided, we are continuing to collect vaccination record cards and accepting requests for legal accommodations (approval of a legal accommodation is not guaranteed). Although providing this documentation is not required at this time, we appreciate your cooperation in voluntarily providing this documentation to us should the Executive Order be upheld in the courts.

Security Clearance: National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) security clearance. May be required to have additional background security reviews for public trust level 5 or 6.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Requisition Category Active  
Req Number ACC-22-00002  
Location Arlington, VA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:

Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  
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