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FINANCIAL AID COORDINATOR

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs | Published January 13, 2015  -  Deadline January 27, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Southern Plains Regional Office intends to award a firm-fixed price contract in response to this Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Financial Aid Coordinator Services for the Bureau of Indian Education, Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, KS. The solicitation number for this procurement is A15PS00122 and is issued as a Request for Proposals (RFP). The solicitation documents and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 05-74 dated November 1, 2014. This solicitation is a Native American Owned Small Business set-aside. The associated North American Industry Classification System code is 541990 and the small business size standard is $15.0 Mil. PRICE SCHEDULE: the proposed pricing must be all inclusive (to include but not be limited to travel, lodging, per diem, fringe benefits, federal, state, and local taxes) plus all other costs pertinent to the performance of this contract. Please complete the following pricing schedule utilizing your most competitive and reasonable rate: 1. Services (Base Year 02/02/15 - 12/31/2015) 11 months of services x $_________________ per month = $___________________ Option Year One (01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016) 12 months of services x $_________________ per month = $___________________ Option Year Two (01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017) 12 months of services x $_________________ per month = $___________________ PURPOSE: Haskell Indian Nations University is seeking a contractor to serve as the Financial Aid Coordinator beginning on February 2, 2015 through May 31, 2015 with two optional years. The position plans, administers, and maintains the Financial Aid Program of grants and scholarships for the university, currently serving over 900 students. The coordinator will provide assistance to the Office of Admissions and Records and to the Office of Financial Aid at Haskell Indian Nations University. The coordinator will provide daily operational oversight to the Vice President University Services. General functions include: * Provides individual and group counseling services to enrolled and perspective students. * Provides information services to eligible students relative to current scholarships and grant moneys. * Provides on-site counseling services to all students relative to receiving grants and/or scholarships through various agencies including the U.S. Office of Education, State of Kansas, U.S. Department of Labor, Veteran's Administration, and Tribal Education offices. OBJECTIVES: * Determines the amount of Federal cash draw down adequate to meet PELL AND SEOG Grant disbursements and the University Work Study payroll disbursements and notifies the University fiscal office of this need. * Certifies the accuracy of monthly reports on Department of Education expenditures of student financial aid completion, dropouts and compiles a monthly report on disbursements, commitments, and expenditures for administration and funding agencies. * Develops and updates all financial aid information packets and brochures. * Reviews applications and support documentation and makes initial determinations pertaining to eligible verses non-eligible status. * Handle all incoming and outgoing mail and distribute to appropriate staff. Responsible for recording incoming scholarship checks in a database system and submitting in a timely manner to the appropriate office for disbursement. * Send out financial aid probation and suspension letters to students as prepared by the coordinator. * Highly specialized knowledge of administering the procedures and policies involved in securing benefits under the various programs, Veteran's Administration, State Programs and other funding sources and the skill to effectively organize and utilize all available resources within the program framework. * Highly specialized knowledge of administering the Bureau's Employment Assistance Program as outlined in 82 BIAM and the skill in applying the best possible service to Native American students. Contractor must possess a Bachelor's degree and have knowledge in student needs analysis and Pell Grant applications. Contractor shall have experience in communicating with students, staff, tribes, Tribal Organization, and Department of Education regarding financial matters. Contractor shall be in enrolled in a Federally recognized tribe and own at least 51% of the company, have a valid driver's license, and pass an extensive Federal background investigation. Also, Contractor shall be actively registered in www.SAM.gov. Contractor must submit: * Cost proposal which includes hourly rate based on a 40 hour work week (8 hours per day/5 days per week) and include hourly rate for overtime (which may be necessary from time to time) * DUNS number * Academic credentialing * Resume * Three reference letters from previous/current employers and/or clients * Copy of Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) Assemble and maintain hard files and computer records of all new, continuing and transfer applications received; correspond with applicants and, when appropriate, other scholarship/grant programs regarding application status and documentation needed; refer completed application to Financial Aid Specialist for review and approval; notify students regarding funding decision, communicate with appropriate campus offices; enter application data in computer. Provides group guidance/orientation services in cooperation with other counseling personnel for new and re-entering students, veterans, students with dependents and students entering under the Tribal/BIA Higher Education Grants and Programs Determines the cost of attendance (student budget) for Pell Grant and campus-based methods; determines the amount of student aid through needs analysis; processes financial aid awards of grants and/or scholarships, and employment for students; and authorizes the disbursement of funds. * The goal of the contractor shall be to determine the cost of attendance (student budget) for Pell Grant and campus-based methods; determines the amount of student aid through needs analysis; processes financial aid awards of grants and/or scholarships, and employment for students; and authorizes the disbursement of funds. * Attends State and National meetings of financial aids organizations as means of keeping abreast of trends in financial aids. Based on knowledge of current developments in the field of financial aid, selects, develops and adopts those trends pertinent to the Financial aid programs and makes distribution to school personnel for use along with information involving funding available to students. * As Administrator of the University Financial Aid Program, is responsible for developing and maintaining file, records and an accounting system required by the funding agencies for periodic audits and program review by the Department of Education. * Determines the amount of Federal cash draw down adequate to meet PELL AND SEOG Grant disbursements and the University Work Study payroll disbursements and notifies the University fiscal office of this need. * Certifies the accuracy of monthly reports on Department of Education expenditures of student financial aid completion, dropouts and compiles as monthly report on disbursements, commitments, and expenditures for administration and funding agencies. * Develops and updates all financial aid information packets and brochures. * Reviews applications and support documentation and makes in initial determinations pertaining to eligible verses non-eligible status. * Sends out financial aid probation and suspension letters to students as prepared by the coordinator. * Highly specialized knowledge of administering the procedures and policies involved in securing benefits under the various programs, Veterans' Administration, State Programs and other funding sources and the skill to effectively organize and utilize all available resources within the program framework. * Highly specialized knowledge of administering the Bureau's Employment Assistance Programs outlined in 82 BIAM and the skill in applying the best possible service to Native American students. Contractor will be evaluated on fulfillment of outlined functions, successful demonstration of objectives, and timely completion of the aforementioned tasks. SECURITY: Contractor is expected to successfully pass the Federal background clearance for a position designation of "non-sensitive low risk." Contractor will have contact with children, as well as to Federal IT systems. TRAVEL: Contractor is expected to secure travel arrangements (i.e. mode of transportation, lodging, meals, etc.) in accordance to Federal Travel Regulations for any required training approximately 5 or 6 times yearly. SPECIAL MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS: Contractor is expected to obtain Federal Identification in accordance with university standards at a time determined by Human Resources. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: The campus of Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas will serve as the primary place of performance; office location is Navarre Hall - Financial Aid office. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: If the Contractor's Background Investigation is favorable, work shall begin on February 2, 2015 through December 31, 2015 with two (2) option years, Subject to FAR Clause 52.232-19, Availability of Funds for the Next Fiscal Year. FAR Provision 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. FAR Provision 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial -- The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: Technical Capability, Past Performance and Price. Technical and Past Performance, when combined, are more important than price. Offerors must include a completed copy of FAR Provision 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, with its offer. FAR Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. FAR Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The clauses cited within the clause as indicated below are applicable: FAR clauses 52.217-8, 52.217-9, 52.219-6, 52.219-8, 52.222-3, 52.222-19, 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.223-15, 52.223-18, 52.225-1, 52.225-3, 52.225-13, 52.232-16, 52.232-33, 52.233-4, 52.243-1 and 52.244-6. 1452.226-70 Indian Preference - Department of the Interior (APR 1984) 1452.226-71 Indian Preference Program - Department of the Interior (APR 1984) Electronic Invoicing and Payment Requirements - Invoice Processing Platform (IPP) (April 2013) Payment requests must be submitted electronically through the U. S. Department of the Treasury's Invoice Processing Platform System (IPP). "Payment request" means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment by the Contractor. To constitute a proper invoice, the payment request must comply with the requirements identified in the applicable Prompt Payment clause included in the contract, or the clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items included in commercial item contracts. The IPP website address is: https://www.ipp.gov. Under this contract, the following documents are required to be submitted as an attachment to the IPP invoice: If travel is required within the billing cycle, the Contractor shall submit receipts for travel. Also, the Contractor must email the COTR and Contracting Officer a copy of the IPP invoice. The Contractor must use the IPP website to register, access and use IPP for submitting requests for payment. The Contractor Government Business Point of Contact (as listed in SAM will receive enrollment instructions via email from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) within 3 - 5 business days of the contract award date. Contractor assistance with enrollment can be obtained by contacting the IPP Production Helpdesk via email ippgroup@bos.frb.org or phone (866) 973-3131. If the Contractor is unable to comply with the requirement to use IPP for submitting invoices for payment, the Contractor must submit a waiver request in writing to the Contracting Officer with its proposal or quotation. PROVIDING ACCELERATED PAYMENT TO SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTORS This clause implements the temporary policy provided by OMB Policy Memorandum M-12-16, Providing Prompt Payment to Small Business Subcontractors, dated July 11, 2012. (a) Upon receipt of accelerated payments from the Government, the contractor is required to make accelerated payments to small business subcontractors to the maximum extent practicable after receipt of a proper invoice and all proper documentation from the small business subcontractor. (b) Include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (b), in all subcontracts with small business concerns. (c) The acceleration of payments under this clause does not provide any new rights under the Prompt Payment Act. Award can only be made to contractors actively registered in SAM. Proposals are due 27 January 2015 at 12:00pm (CST). Proposals may be accepted by email at Margie.wahkinney@bia.gov or by fax to (405) 247-2242. For information concerning this solicitation, please contact Margie M. Wahkinney at 405-247-1575 or use the above email address. Offerors should check the FedBizOpps/FedConnect websites often for new solicitation amendments.

FINANCIAL SPECIALISTS

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published January 20, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2015
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The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) provides technical assistance in over 50 countries in five functional areas: economic crimes, government debt management and issuance, budget and financial accountability, banking and financial services and revenue policy and revenue administration. OTA is seeking a Financial Specialist for its Washington, D.C.-based headquarters. The person selected will be hired under a personal services contract and shall perform accounting functions and other financial related analyses to assist the Finance Manager in ensuring accuracy and timeliness of official accounting records, reports, and cost information for OTA projects and activities. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Audit business vouchers. Resolve discrepancies. Coordinate the approval for vouchers being processed for payment. - Reconciliation of personal services contracts to Oracle. - Research and analyze contract and fund discrepancies as related to commitments and obligations. - Perform special research projects concerning financial and accounting aspects of program activities. - Reconcile NFC 401(k) participant contributions with TIAA-CREF accounts - Process all types of PRISM requisitions - Train accounting staff in PRISM processing procedures as well as PSC reconciliation procedures. QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a degree in accounting or related field; 3-5 years of accounting or financial-related experience. Knowledge of Federal government accounting, U.S. Department of Treasury accounting systems, and/or experience with the National Finance Center is desired. Proficiency with processing spreadsheets and MS Office Products (to include EXCEL and WORD) is required. Familiarity with MS ACCESS is preferred. An active Secret level security clearance is highly desirable. US citizenship is required. SALARY: In accordance with program regulations and based on demonstrated salary history, salaries range from $25.24 to $47.58 per hour. Candidates will need to be eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate level of security clearance, potentially up to the level of Secret. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter, and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance, ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator, 740 15th Street, N. W. - 4th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005. Please reference Solicitation # A15032 - on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15032 - Financial Specialist - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. This announcement is open and continuous until June 30, 2015, although selections may be made in advance of that date. U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SECTOR ADVISORS

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2016
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The Department of the Treasury Office of Technical Assistance is recruiting individuals on a competitive basis to serve as resident and/or intermittent (short-term) advisors, under personal services contracts, for its Banking and Financial Services Program. This recruitment is for global assignments and significant international travel is required. The Banking and Financial Services Program is charged with promoting financial sector development that efficiently intermediates between savers and investors. To achieve this, the program works with central banks, ministries of finance, banking regulatory and supervision agencies, deposit insurance agencies, banking associations, and related entities in countries with emerging or transition economies. It also provides technical assistance to countries that have developed economies but are experiencing difficulties in their financial sectors. QUALIFICATIONS: Treasury is seeking candidates who possess expertise in banking supervision (on-site and off-site); financial inclusion (regulation of microfinance institutions); deposit guaranty systems; problem bank resolution (including P&A transactions, bank closings, bank liquidations, asset management and disposition); restructuring and privatization of banks; financial sector development; financial system stability; payment systems; insurance sector supervision; central bank operations; monetary policy; credit analysis; lending (including SME lending); internal audit; accounting and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); and other facets of financial sector activity. A working knowledge of French, Spanish, or Arabic will be a plus in relevant countries. Ideal candidates would have experience with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Reserve, Resolution Trust Corporation, international financial institutions, commercial banks, state banking or insurance regulators, etc. Prior overseas experience working in challenging environments would be a distinct advantage but is not mandatory. While technical skills are essential, the ability to gain the confidence of officials in host countries is also very important. Candidates must be U.S. citizens. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.79 per hour. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N.W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Please reference Solicitation A16036 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A16036 - Banking Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. The Procurement Office and the contracting officer do not handle resumes or respond to questions concerning this announcement. Please contact recruitment@ota.treas.gov with any questions. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Banking and Financial Services Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until June 30, 2016 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Financial Specialist (Payroll Specialist)

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published December 5, 2014  -  Deadline December 31, 2014
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The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) provides technical assistance in over 50 countries in five functional areas: economic crimes, government debt management and issuance, budget and financial accountability, banking and financial services and revenue policy and revenue administration. OTA is seeking a Financial Specialist to provide Payroll Services for its Washington, D.C.-based headquarters. The person selected will be hired under a personal services contract. The incumbent shall perform accounting functions and financial related analyses to assist the Financial Manager in executing payroll processes and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of official accounting records and reports for projects and activities in the office. Experience with Federal Travel Regulations, the National Finance Center, and a strong background in payroll databases is valued. Knowledge of Treasury accounting systems, payroll experience, 10 years of accounting or financial-related experience is preferred. B.A. in accounting or related field is desired. US citizenship is required. SALARY: In accordance with program regulations and based on demonstrated salary history, salaries range from $52,146 to $98,305 (equivalent to $24.99 to $47.10 per hour). Candidates will need to be eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate level of security clearance, potentially up to the level of Secret. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter, and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance, ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator, 740 15th Street, N. W. - 4th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005. Please reference Solicitation #A15019 - on your cover letter and resume. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. This announcement is open and continuous until December 31, 2014, although selections may be made in advance of that date. U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published January 15, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2015
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Candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens. The Budget and Financial Accountability program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance is competitively recruiting individuals to serve as resident (long-term) and intermittent (short-term) advisors in the areas of accounting and financial reporting. Advisors provide support primarily to ministry of finance officials in developing countries. Advisors are hired under personal services contracts or through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program, which provides for the temporary assignment of personnel between federal, state and local governments and other eligible organizations (http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/intergovernment-personnel-act/). This recruitment is for assignments globally and significant international travel is required. Responsibilities and Duties: • Provide technical advice on accounting related issues. • Design accounting organizations including staffing complements and job descriptions. • Draft and implement new accounting laws, regulations, standards and manuals applicable to accounting policies and procedures. • Design and implement accounting processes for both manual and automated systems with strong internal controls. • Develop accounting and financial reporting requirements for financial management systems. • Develop and implement budget and accounting transaction classifications (chart of accounts) which comply with cash and accrual basis, international accounting standards, GFS 2001 and internal management reporting requirements. • Organize and perform on-the-job and classroom training in accounting related areas. • Design financial and management reports for improved communication of financial information. • Assist in the transition to compliance with International Public Sector Accounting Standards. Qualifications: • BA in accounting or finance required with Masters in public finance or related field preferred • CPA certification • 5+ years in a financial leadership position such as controller or financial director in state or large-sized local government. Experience in developing countries will be viewed positively. • Strong knowledge of and experience with internal controls, businesses processes, financial management systems, financial reporting, chart of accounts • Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office Products and general office equipment • Self-starter with ability to work independently • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities • Ability to motivate the client and build consensus • Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client • Strong communication and leadership skills • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards • Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices is desirable • Proficiency in French, Spanish or other languages is highly desirable SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.49 per hour. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N. W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005. Please reference Solicitation A15027 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15027 - Budget (Accounting) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Budget and Financial Accountability Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until June 30, 2015 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Economic and Financial Professional Training

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published January 28, 2015  -  Deadline February 11, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice and following Simplified Acquisition Procedures (Test Program for Certain Commercial Items) in FAR Subpart 13.5. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested. The purpose of this requirement is to provide specific and necessary training to the Economists and Financial Analysts working in The Department of the Treasury's Office of International Affairs, Office of Domestic Finance, and Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, in order to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to perform the function of their duties.

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SECTOR ADVISORS

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published January 20, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2015
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INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SECTOR ADVISORS The Department of the Treasury Office of Technical Assistance is recruiting individuals on a competitive basis to serve as resident and/or intermittent (short-term) advisors, under personal services contracts, for its Banking and Financial Services Program. This recruitment is for global assignments and significant international travel is required. The Banking and Financial Services Program is charged with promoting financial sector development that efficiently intermediates between savers and investors. To achieve this, the program works with central banks, ministries of finance, banking regulatory and supervision agencies, deposit insurance agencies, banking associations, and related entities in countries with emerging or transition economies. It also provides technical assistance to countries that have developed economies but are experiencing difficulties in their banking sectors. QUALIFICATIONS: Treasury is seeking candidates who possess expertise in banking supervision (on-site and off-site); financial inclusion (regulation of microfinance institutions); deposit guaranty systems; problem bank resolution (including P&A transactions, bank closings, bank liquidations, asset management and disposition); restructuring and privatization of banks; banking sector development, payment systems; insurance sector supervision; central bank operations; monetary policy; credit analysis; lending (including SME lending); internal audit; accounting and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS); and other facets of financial sector activity. A working knowledge of French, Spanish, or Arabic will be a plus in relevant countries. Ideal candidates would have experience with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Reserve, Resolution Trust Corporation, international financial institutions, commercial banks, state banking or insurance regulators, etc. Prior overseas experience working in challenging environments would be a distinct advantage but is not mandatory. While technical skills are essential, the ability to gain the confidence of officials in host countries is also very important. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.49 per hour. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N. W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005. Please reference Solicitation A15034 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15034 - Banking Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Banking and Financial Services Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until June 30, 2015 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Financial Data Analysis Package

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published June 12, 2015  -  Deadline June 29, 2015
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The Internal Revenue Service intends to award a sole source fixed price contract to Standard and Poor of Englewood, Colorado on or about September 15, 2015. IRS has a need for contractor assistance to acquire a commercial, off the shelf open architecture financial data sharing/searching system or systems based on the SEC's EDGAR system. The system(s) will be used by Researchers, Economists, International, and Revenue Agents within the Large and Mid-sized Business (LMSB) IRS Business Unit Center and other organizations during the period from the date of award through twelve months thereafter, plus four one-year options. The NAICS Code is 511210; the small business size standard is $25,000,000.00. This is a firm fixed price acquisition. The products to be provided shall be in compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The contractor must have significant experience in the design, development, and application of the financial database software functionalities required for this project. The contractor must also possess in-depth knowledge regarding the analytical processes and data presentation issues. The contractor must have the ability to deliver an open-architecture financial data sharing and searching system for incorporation into IRS operations. The contractor must have detailed knowledge of SEC filings, US private company reports, international company filings, financial ratio analysis and graphic comparative analysis of corporation's structures. The contractor must have detailed knowledge of Non SEC Private Company filings, financial ratio analysis, and graphic comparative analysis of corporation's structures. Individual copies of the solicitation will not be issued. Any questions or concerns regarding this synopsis must be submitted via e-mail or in writing; telephone calls will not be accepted. Point of Contact Sherry F. Lutz, Contracting Officer, Fax 240/613-8224, E-mail: sherry.f.lutz@irs.gov

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS- ACCOUNTING

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published June 19, 2015  -  Deadline December 31, 2015
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BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS ACCOUNTING The Budget and Financial Accountability program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance is competitively recruiting individuals to serve as resident (long-term) and intermittent (short-term) advisors in the areas of accounting and financial reporting. Advisors provide support primarily to ministry of finance officials in developing countries. Advisors are hired under personal services contracts or through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program, which provides for the temporary assignment of personnel between federal, state and local governments and other eligible organizations (http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/intergovernment-personnel-act/). This recruitment is for assignments globally and significant international travel is required. Responsibilities and Duties: • Provide technical advice on accounting related issues. • Design accounting organizations including staffing complements and job descriptions. • Draft and implement new accounting laws, regulations, standards and manuals applicable to accounting policies and procedures. • Design and implement accounting processes for both manual and automated systems with strong internal controls. • Develop accounting and financial reporting requirements for financial management systems. • Develop and implement budget and accounting transaction classifications (chart of accounts) which comply with cash and accrual basis, international accounting standards, GFS 2001 and internal management reporting requirements. • Organize and perform on-the-job and classroom training in accounting related areas. • Design financial and management reports for improved communication of financial information. • Assist in the transition to compliance with International Public Sector Accounting Standards. Qualifications: • BA in accounting or finance required with Masters in public finance or related field preferred • CPA certification • 5+ years in a financial leadership position such as controller or financial director in state or large-sized local government. Experience in developing countries will be viewed positively. • Strong knowledge of and experience with internal controls, businesses processes, financial management systems, financial reporting, chart of accounts • Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office Products and general office equipment • Self-starter with ability to work independently • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities • Ability to motivate the client and build consensus • Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client • Strong communication and leadership skills • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards • Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices is desirable • Proficiency in French, Spanish or other languages is highly desirable Candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.79 per hour, subject to the cost of living adjustments (COLA) in effect at the time of contract award. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N.W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Please reference Solicitation A15084 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15084 - Budget (Accounting) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Budget and Financial Accountability Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until December 31, 2015 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS HEALTH PROGRAMS FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2016
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The Budget and Financial Accountability program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance is competitively recruiting individuals to serve as resident (long-term) and intermittent (short-term) advisors in the areas of budgeting and financial management for health programs. Advisors provide support primarily to ministries of finance and health governmental officials in developing countries. Advisors are hired under personal services contracts. This recruitment is for assignments globally and significant international travel is required. Responsibilities and Duties: • Provide policy and technical advice on developing strategies to reduce reliance on external funding, mobilize domestic resources and support sustainable country ownership of health programs. • Analyze and develop financing strategies including identification of potential revenue sources, investment options for funding streams or health insurance arrangements. • Draft new laws, regulations, standards and manuals applicable to health programs budget formulation and budget execution and control and assist country counterparts in implementation. • Design new processes for both manual and automated systems, such as budget formulation, multi-year budgeting, medium term expenditure frameworks, monitoring revenues and expenditures against budget, appropriation control including recording of encumbrances and commitments, monthly and quarterly allotments and spending plans and assist country counterparts in implementation. • Provide advice to improve the transparent use of existing funds through improved financial management, cost savings and operational efficiencies. • Provide guidance on analysis of health delivery systems to improve efficiency and transparency in the areas of procurement, inventory management, costing analysis, and staffing patterns. • Organize and perform on-the-job and classroom training to develop capacity for analysis of financial implications of funding models, costing models and budget execution. • Recommend organizational arrangements to support efficient health services delivery. Qualifications: • BA in business, accounting, finance or public administration or related field required with Masters preferred. • 5+ years in a financial leadership position in a finance department in state or large-sized local government or health organization. Experience with health program budgeting and finance in a government setting desirable. • Strong knowledge and understanding of financial management systems, the relationship of budget to other financial processes. • Experience with cost effective analysis, economic evaluation, modeling or health insurance is highly desirable. • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities. • Self-starter with ability to work independently and with confidentiality. • Ability to work with counterparts in a challenging environment and motivate and build consensus among individuals of differing backgrounds. • Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client. • Strong communication and leadership skills. • Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices is desirable. Prior international work experience desirable. • Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office products and general office equipment. • Proficiency in French, Spanish or other languages is desirable. Candidates must be U.S. citizens. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated compensation history. The salary ranges are from $64.19 to $80.79 per hour. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N.W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Please reference Solicitation A16044 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A16044 - Budget (Budgeting) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. The Procurement Office and the contracting officer do not handle resumes or respond to questions concerning this announcement. Please contact recruitment@ota.treas.gov with any questions. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Budget and Financial Accountability Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until June 30, 2016 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Global Financial Crimes Advisor

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published June 2, 2016  -  Deadline December 31, 2016
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY OFFICE OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ECONOMIC CRIMES TEAM GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRIMES ADVISOR The U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) is recruiting an individual on a competitive basis to serve as a Global Financial Crimes Advisor under an intermittent personal services contract for its Economic Crimes Team (ECT). The Advisor will develop and monitor the implementation of ECT technical assistance programs aimed at strengthening counterpart anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CFT) regimes. Significant international travel will be required. The ECT operates through resident or intermittent engagements, assisting counterpart governments in the development and implementation of anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CFT) regimes. This work is premised on sound partnerships with host-country ministries of finance, justice, and interior; central banks and other financial regulatory bodies; and financial intelligence units. ECT technical assistance is aimed at developing the capacity in counterpart countries to prevent, detect, investigate, and prosecute money laundering, terrorist financing, and the related illicit activity. It is comprehensive in nature and multi-dimensional in focus, to include mentoring and awareness-raising. Activities may also include legal framework development and training. This assistance ranges across the entire spectrum of governmental AML/CFT-related preventive and enforcement activities. Each engagement is individualized by the specific technical assistance needs of the country, and is managed and evaluated based on annual budgets, work plans, and Terms of Reference by the ECT Associate Director with support from Senior Advisors, the Global Financial Crimes Advisor, and Program Officers. The Global Financial Crimes Advisor will assist with the development and monitoring of implementation of ECT technical assistance programs aimed at strengthening foreign counterpart AML/CFT regimes. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of, as well as, experience in the application of international standards and requirements in the development of risk based AML/CFT regimes. Practical experience in the application of international standards in the regulatory and law enforcement or financial sector supervision arenas is particularly valuable. International travel will be required. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conducting assessments to identify jurisdictions with sufficient political will and need to support initiation of an AML/CFT technical assistance program• Developing proposals and budgets to support programs• Coordinating affairs with Embassies and outside funding sources to initiate programs• Identifying appropriate staffing for programs and intermittent assignments• Developing Terms of Reference and Work Plans• Monitoring the implementation of Work Plans, including monitoring progress towards Work Plan objectives and program spending against the allocated budgets• Monitoring and providing routine reporting of program progress• Instituting corrective action plans in situations where advisor and/or program performance is substandard• Improve the effectiveness of the Economic Crimes Team in support of the mission of the Treasury Office of Technical Assistance and in support of Treasury priorities and senior leadership QUALIFICATIONS: Required qualifications: • Bachelor's degree; a Master's degree in a relevant field (such as criminology, international relations, international development, program management, etc.) or Juris Doctor is preferred.• Minimum of ten years experience, to include experience in at least one of the following:  o financial sector (banks, money service business, securities, insurance, etc.) AML/CFT regulation and examination;   o investigation and prosecution of financial crimes;   o the operation of financial intelligence units; or  o the development of multi-stakeholder task forces or working groups focused on financial crimes ; • At least five years of experience in a field related to technical assistance or combatting illicit finance.• Knowledge and understanding of the AML/CFT international standards and best practices.• Strong knowledge and experience of AML/CFT risk factors and drivers.• Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office Products and general office equipment.• Self-starter with ability to work independently and with confidentiality.• Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities.• Ability to motivate the client and build consensus.• Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client.• Strong communication and leadership skills. The following qualifications are desirable: • Experience in:  o the application of the AML/CFT international standards and best practices  o curriculum development and adult education;  o program development/management; and  o working with or in developing countries.• Background in:  o forensic accounting;   o internal audit;   o asset tracing and forfeiture;   o legislative/regulatory drafting;   o financial examination;   o electronic evidence methods;   o business process planning and information technology application; and/or   o development of AML/CFT policy.• Knowledge in the development of AML/CFT regimes, including the application of international standards in the regulatory and law enforcement arena,• Experience in the technical analysis of information to solve problems, make recommendations, associate findings with courses of action, etc.:• Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices.• Proficiency in a foreign language is highly desirable.• Preference given to individuals with current medical and security clearances. Applicants should highlight prior overseas experience working or training in challenging environments; managerial experience; experience in program and budget monitoring; use of international AML/CFT standards and best practices; and foreign language fluency. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen. An active security clearance is highly desirable. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The hourly rate is $79.20. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. Please reference Solicitation # A16086 on your cover letter and resume. No phone calls please and no hand carries. E-mail submissions should be sent to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A16086 - Economic Crimes Senior Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Mail submissions should be sent to: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance,ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W. - 8th FloorWashington, D.C. 20006 The Procurement Office and the contracting officer do not handle resumes or respond to questions concerning this announcement. Please contact recruitment@ota.treas.gov with any questions.Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for a Senior Advisor, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until December 31, 2016 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer  

OVERSEAS BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS ACCOUNTING

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2016
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The Budget and Financial Accountability program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance is competitively recruiting individuals to serve as resident (long-term) and intermittent (short-term) advisors in the areas of accounting and financial reporting. Advisors provide support primarily to ministry of finance officials in developing countries. Advisors are hired under personal services contracts or through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program, which provides for the temporary assignment of personnel between federal, state and local governments and other eligible organizations (http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/intergovernment-personnel-act/). This recruitment is for assignments globally and significant international travel is required. Responsibilities and Duties: • Provide technical advice on accounting related issues. • Design accounting organizations including staffing complements and job descriptions. • Draft and implement new accounting laws, regulations, standards and manuals applicable to accounting policies and procedures. • Design and implement accounting processes for both manual and automated systems with strong internal controls. • Develop accounting and financial reporting requirements for financial management systems. • Develop and implement budget and accounting transaction classifications (chart of accounts) which comply with cash and accrual basis, international accounting standards, GFS 2001 and internal management reporting requirements. • Organize and perform on-the-job and classroom training in accounting related areas. • Design financial and management reports for improved communication of financial information. • Assist in the transition to compliance with International Public Sector Accounting Standards. Qualifications: • BA in accounting or finance required with Masters in public finance or related field preferred • CPA certification • 5+ years in a financial leadership position such as controller or financial director in state or large-sized local government. Experience in developing countries will be viewed positively. • Strong knowledge of and experience with internal controls, businesses processes, financial management systems, financial reporting, chart of accounts • Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office Products and general office equipment • Self-starter with ability to work independently • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities • Ability to motivate the client and build consensus • Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client • Strong communication and leadership skills • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards • Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices is desirable • Proficiency in French, Spanish or other languages is highly desirable Candidates must be U.S. citizens. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.79 per hour. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N.W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Please reference Solicitation A16039 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A16039 - Budget (Accounting) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. The Procurement Office and the contracting officer do not handle resumes or respond to questions concerning this announcement. Please contact recruitment@ota.treas.gov with any questions. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Budget and Financial Accountability Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until June 30, 2016 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ECONOMIC CRIMES TEAM GLOBAL FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT /FINANCIAL CRIMES TASK FORCE

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published January 30, 2015  -  Deadline February 28, 2015
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY OFFICE OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ECONOMIC CRIMES TEAM GLOBAL FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT / FINANCIAL CRIMES TASK FORCE The U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) is recruiting an individual on a competitive basis to implement the Global Financial Intelligence Unit / Financial Crimes Task Force program under an intermittent personal services contract for its Economic Crimes Team. The Advisor will develop and monitor the implementation of ECT technical assistance programs aimed at strengthening counterpart anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CFT) regimes. Significant international travel will be required. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conducting assessments to identify jurisdictions with sufficient political will and need to support initiation of an AML/CFT technical assistance program. • Developing proposals and budgets to support programs. • Coordinating affairs with Embassies and outside funding sources to initiate programs. • Identifying appropriate staffing for programs and intermittent assignments. • Developing Terms of Reference and Work Plans. • Monitoring the implementation of Work Plans, including by monitoring progress towards Work Plan objectives and program spending vis-à-vis allocated budgets. • Monitoring and providing routine reporting of program progress. • Instituting corrective action plans in situations where advisor and/or program performance is substandard. • Strengthening the capacity of the Economic Crimes Team, including as a component of the Treasury Office of Technical Assistance. QUALIFICATIONS: Treasury is seeking candidates who possess knowledge in financial sector (banks, money service business, securities, insurance, etc.) regulation and examination; investigation and prosecution of financial crimes; the operation of financial intelligence units; and/or the development of multi-stakeholder task forces or working groups focused on financial crimes. Knowledge in the development of AML/CFT regimes, including the application of international standards in the regulatory and law enforcement arena, is particularly valuable. Background in forensic accounting; internal audit; asset tracing and forfeiture; legislative drafting; electronic evidence methods; business process planning and information technology application; and/or curriculum development and adult education are also valued, as is foreign language ability. Prior overseas experience working or training in challenging environments; managerial experience; as well as foreign language fluency, should be highlighted by applicants, but are not mandatory requirements. A minimum of ten years of experience is required. Candidates must be U.S. citizens. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The hourly rate is $79.20. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance, ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N. W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005. Please reference Solicitation # A15040 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15040 - Economic Crimes (GFIU/FCTF) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. This announcement is open and continuous until February 28, 2015 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS - BUDGETING

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published June 19, 2015  -  Deadline December 31, 2015
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BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS BUDGETING The Budget and Financial Accountability program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance is competitively recruiting individuals to serve as resident (long-term) and intermittent (short-term) advisors in the areas of budgeting and financial management. Advisors provide support primarily to ministry of finance governmental officials in developing countries. Advisors are hired under personal services contracts or through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program, which provides for the temporary assignment of personnel between federal, state and local governments and other eligible organizations (http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/intergovernment-personnel-act/). This recruitment is for assignments globally and significant international travel is required. Responsibilities and Duties: • Provide policy and technical advice on budget formulation and budget execution. • Design budget organizations including staffing patterns and job descriptions. • Draft and implement new laws, regulations, standards and manuals applicable to budget formulation and budget execution and control. • Design and implement new processes for both manual and automated systems, such as budget formulation, multi-year budgeting, medium term expenditure frameworks, monitoring revenues and expenditures against budget, appropriation control including recording of encumbrances and commitments, monthly / quarterly allotments and spending plans. • Develop and implement budget and accounting transaction classifications (chart of accounts) which enhance transparency and internal management reporting. • Design management reports for improved communication of financial information and enhanced budget control. • Improve the presentation of the annual budget documents to provide greater clarity and transparency of government spending priorities. • Demonstrate budget analysis techniques and incorporation of better forecasting methodologies into the budget process. • Coach and mentor government counterparts on roles and responsibilities in a professional budget office. • Organize and perform on-the-job and classroom training in budgeting and related areas. • Qualifications: • BA in business, accounting, finance or public administration or related field required with Masters preferred • 5+ years in a financial leadership position in a budget department in state or large-sized local government. Experience in developing countries will be viewed positively • Strong knowledge and understanding of budget management systems, the relationship of budget to other financial processes, best practices and a variety of budgeting disciplines such as performance and program budgeting. • Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office Products and general office equipment • Self-starter with ability to work independently and with confidentiality • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities • Ability to motivate the client and build consensus • Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client • Strong communication and leadership skills • Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices is desirable • Proficiency in French, Spanish or other languages is highly desirable Candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.79 per hour, subject to the cost of living adjustments (COLA) in effect at the time of contract award. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N.W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Please reference Solicitation A15082 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15082 - Budget (Budgeting) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Budget and Financial Accountability Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until December 31, 2015 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Commercial Airlfift Financial Services

Department of the Air Force, Air Mobility Command | Published May 3, 2016
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BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS - HEALTH PROGRAMS BUDGETING

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published June 24, 2015  -  Deadline December 31, 2015
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BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS HEALTH PROGRAMS BUDGETING The Budget and Financial Accountability program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance is competitively recruiting individuals to serve as resident (long-term) and intermittent (short-term) advisors in the areas of budgeting and financial management for health programs. Advisors provide support primarily to ministries of finance and health governmental officials in developing countries. Advisors are hired under personal services contracts. This recruitment is for assignments globally and significant international travel is required. Responsibilities and Duties: • Provide policy and technical advice on health programs budget formulation and budget execution. • Design Ministry of Health budget organizations including staffing patterns and job descriptions. • Draft new laws, regulations, standards and manuals applicable to health programs budget formulation and budget execution and control and assist country counterparts in implementation. • Design new processes for both manual and automated systems, such as budget formulation, multi-year budgeting, medium term expenditure frameworks, monitoring revenues and expenditures against budget, appropriation control including recording of encumbrances and commitments, monthly / quarterly allotments and spending plans and assist country counterparts in implementation. • Assist country counterparts in implementing budget and accounting transaction classifications (chart of accounts) which enhance transparency and internal management reporting. • Design management reports for improved communication of financial information and enhanced budget control. • Improve the presentation of the annual budget documents to provide greater clarity and transparency of government spending priorities. • Demonstrate budget analysis techniques and incorporation of better forecasting methodologies into the budget process. • Coach and mentor government counterparts on roles and responsibilities in a professional budget office. • Organize and perform on-the-job and classroom training in budgeting and related areas. Qualifications: • BA in business, accounting, finance or public administration or related field required with Masters preferred. • 5+ years in a financial leadership position for the health sector in a budget department in state or large-sized local government, budget office of a governmental health agency, or financial management of a governmental health plan including Medicaid. Experience in developing countries will be viewed positively. • Strong knowledge and understanding of budget management systems, the relationship of budget to other financial processes, best practices and a variety of budgeting disciplines such as performance and program budgeting. • Ability to identify and quantify the cost drivers of a health program and develop cost estimates. • Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office Products and general office equipment. • Self-starter with ability to work independently and with confidentiality. • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities. • Ability to motivate the client and build consensus. • Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client. • Strong communication and leadership skills. • Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices is desirable. • Proficiency in French, Spanish or other languages is highly desirable. • Preference given to individuals with current medical and security clearances. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.79 per hour, subject to the cost of living adjustments (COLA) in effect at the time of contract award. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N.W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Please reference Solicitation A15085 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15085 - Budget (Health Programs Budgeting) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Budget and Financial Accountability Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until December 31, 2015 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

OVERSEAS BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS BUDGETING

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2016
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The Budget and Financial Accountability program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance is competitively recruiting individuals to serve as resident (long-term) and intermittent (short-term) advisors in the areas of budgeting and financial management. Advisors provide support primarily to ministry of finance governmental officials in developing countries. Advisors are hired under personal services contracts or through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program, which provides for the temporary assignment of personnel between federal, state and local governments and other eligible organizations (http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/intergovernment-personnel-act/). This recruitment is for assignments globally and significant international travel is required. Responsibilities and Duties: • Provide policy and technical advice on budget formulation and budget execution. • Design budget organizations including staffing patterns and job descriptions. • Draft and implement new laws, regulations, standards and manuals applicable to budget formulation and budget execution and control. • Design and implement new processes for both manual and automated systems, such as budget formulation, multi-year budgeting, medium term expenditure frameworks, monitoring revenues and expenditures against budget, appropriation control including recording of encumbrances and commitments, monthly / quarterly allotments and spending plans. • Develop and implement budget and accounting transaction classifications (chart of accounts) which enhance transparency and internal management reporting. • Design management reports for improved communication of financial information and enhanced budget control. • Improve the presentation of the annual budget documents to provide greater clarity and transparency of government spending priorities. • Demonstrate budget analysis techniques and incorporation of better forecasting methodologies into the budget process. • Coach and mentor government counterparts on roles and responsibilities in a professional budget office. • Organize and perform on-the-job and classroom training in budgeting and related areas. • Qualifications: • BA in business, accounting, finance or public administration or related field required with Masters preferred • 5+ years in a financial leadership position in a budget department in state or large-sized local government. Experience in developing countries will be viewed positively • Strong knowledge and understanding of budget management systems, the relationship of budget to other financial processes, best practices and a variety of budgeting disciplines such as performance and program budgeting. • Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office Products and general office equipment • Self-starter with ability to work independently and with confidentiality • Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities • Ability to motivate the client and build consensus • Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client • Strong communication and leadership skills • Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices is desirable • Proficiency in French, Spanish or other languages is highly desirable Candidates must be U.S. citizens. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.79 per hour. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N.W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Please reference Solicitation A16037 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A16037 - Budget (Budgeting) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. The Procurement Office and the contracting officer do not handle resumes or respond to questions concerning this announcement. Please contact recruitment@ota.treas.gov with any questions. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Budget and Financial Accountability Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until June 30, 2016 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS - TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published June 19, 2015  -  Deadline December 31, 2015
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BUDGET AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY ADVISORS TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT The Budget and Financial Accountability program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance is competitively recruiting individuals to serve as resident (long-term) and intermittent (short-term) advisors in the areas of Treasury and Cash and Management operations. Advisors provide support primarily to ministry of finance governmental officials in developing countries. Advisors are hired under personal services contracts or through the Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program, which provides for the temporary assignment of personnel between federal, state and local governments and other eligible organizations (http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/intergovernment-personnel-act/). This recruitment is for assignments globally and significant international travel is required. Responsibilities and Duties:  Provide technical advice on efficient and cost-effective management of the government's cash, other financial assets and short term liabilities.  Design treasury management organizations and cash management teams including designing staffing complements and job descriptions.  Draft and implement laws, regulations, standards and manuals applicable to treasury and cash management policies and procedures.  Organize and perform on-the-job and classroom training in financial planning, cash management and treasury related areas.  Provide guidance on ministry of finance relationships with both central banks and commercial banks.  Design and implement processes for both manual and automated systems to streamline and provide more predictability into the receipting and disbursement processes including use of electronic payments, credit, debit and stored value card technologies and "mobile cash" options.  Design and implement cash flow planning and forecasting methodologies and techniques.  Design and implement the treasury single account concept with linked and consolidated bank accounts. Qualifications:  BA in accounting or finance required with Masters in public finance or related field preferred  Certified Treasury Professionals (CTPs) and Certified Public Finance Officers (CPFOs) are preferred  5+ years in a treasury operations management or cash manager position with additional experience in a financial leadership position such as treasurer in a state or large-sized local government. Experience in developing countries will be viewed positively  Strong knowledge of and experience with financial planning, budgeting, cash flow forecasting, and treasury operations, including banking relationships, receipting and payment systems  Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office Products and general office equipment  Self-starter with ability to work independently  Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities  Ability to motivate the client and build consensus  Ability to be flexible by changing focus and approaches based on needs of the client  Strong communication and leadership skills  Knowledge of international standards and best practices is desirable  Knowledge of international financial institutions and their policies and practices is desirable  Proficiency in French, Spanish, Portuguese or other languages is highly desirable SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries will be negotiated in accordance with program regulations based on demonstrated salary history. The salary ranges are from $60.49 to $80.79 per hour, subject to the cost of living adjustments (COLA) in effect at the time of contract award. Overseas benefits are provided as allowed by federal regulations. Successful applicants must be able to obtain medical and security clearances. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or U.S. resident aliens. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical Assistance ATTN: Recruitment Coordinator 740 15th Street, N.W. - 4th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005 Please reference Solicitation A15083 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A15083 - Budget (Treasury & Cash Mgmt) Advisor - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Please be advised that all contractors, if hired, must obtain a Data Universal Number (D-U-N-S). Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please and no hand carries. If you wish to be considered for this announcement and all future announcements for the Budget and Financial Accountability Program, you must state so in the cover letter to your application. This announcement is open and continuous until December 31, 2015 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In-kind and financial support for headline entertainment on AF bases

Department of the Air Force, Direct Reporting Unit - AFSVA/SVC | Published May 16, 2016
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Share the spotlight as a sponsor of Air Force Entertainment! Overview: Air Force Services is seeking sponsors to help bring performances to Air Force bases across the country from Sep 2016 - Dec 2017. Beginning with a 16-base tour by American Idol, season 7 winner, David Cook to, comedy, sports celebrities and other headline entertainment the stage is set for the right sponsor(s). Sponsorship provides an ideal marketing platform for reaching the lucrative Air Force market of 2.5 million active duty military, guard, reserve, retirees, family members and contractors worldwide. Sponsor benefits include product category exclusivity, sampling, product displays, social media, web links and more. Financial &/or in-kind support will be accepted to help off-set the cost of performances, advertising, prize packages, transportation, and lodging. Promotion:Performances and celebrity meet & greet opportunities will be heavily promoted through a variety of media channels, both print and digital to include web sites, closed-circuit television and radio, social media, and advertising materials. Sponsor Benefits: Sponsor ID incorporated into integrated marketing campaignOn-site sampling/product display at select locationsInvitations and recognition at performancesProduct category exclusivityPost event survey results This is a solicitation for sponsors by a non-appropriated (non-taxpayer) fund instrumentality of the United States Government. It does not obligate appropriated funds (tax-payer) of the government. Interested companies/parties should contact the Office of Strategic Marketing, at 210-395-7510 or sponsorship@us.af.mil.

Personal Financial Management (Services)

Department of the Air Force, Direct Reporting Units | Published August 3, 2016  -  Deadline September 2, 2016
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This Statement is for Information Only: It is not a Wage Determination Employee Class Monetary Wage Fringe Benefits Personal Financial Counselors  GS-11 $28.52 -$37.08/hr 32.85%   FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998)   This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text.  Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available.  Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://farsite.hill.af.mil   FAR clauses incorporated by reference:   52.204-10      Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards  (Oct 2015) 52.209-6        Protecting the Governments Interests When Subcontracting with Contractors                        Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Oct 2015)        52.209-10      Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Nov 2015) 52.219-6        Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) 52.219-28      Post-Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013) 52.222-3        Convict Labor (Jun 2003) 52.222-19      Child Labor -- Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Feb 2016) 52.222-21      Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015) 52.222-26      Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) 52.222-35      Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) 52.222-37      Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016) 52.222-40      Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act                       (Dec 2010) 52.222-50      Combat Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) 52.223-18      Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving                        (Aug 2011) 52.225-13      Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) 52.232-33      Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer--Central Contractor Registration                        (Jul 2013) 52.232-39      Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations (Jun 2013) 52.232-40      Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Contractors (Dec 2013) 52.233-3        Protest After Award (Aug 1996) 52.233-4        Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004)   DFARS clauses incorporated by reference:   252.203-7000   Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (Sep 2011) 252.203-7002   Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights (Sep 2013) 252.204-7003   Control of Government Personnel Work Product (Apr 1992) 252.204-7009   Limitations on the Use or Disclosure of Third-Party Contractor Reported Cyber                           Incident Information (Dec 2015) 252.204-7012   Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information (Dec 2015) 252.204-7015   Disclosure of Information to Litigation Support Contractors (May 2016) 252.232-7003   Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving (Jun 2012) 252.232-7010   Levies on Contract Payments (Dec 2006) 252.244-7000   Subcontracts for Commercial Items (Jun 2013)   DFARS clauses incorporated by full text:   DFARS 252.232-7006 Wide Area Workflow Payment Instructions (May 2013)   (a) Definitions.  As used in this clause--   Department of Defense Activity Address Code (DoDAAC) is a six-position code that uniquely identifies a unit, activity, or organization.     Document type means the type of payment request or receiving report available for creation in Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF).     Local processing office (LPO) is the office responsible for payment certification when payment certification is done external to the entitlement system.     (b) Electronic invoicing.  The WAWF system is the method to electronically process vendor payment requests and receiving reports, as authorized by DFARS 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports.     (c) WAWF access.  To access WAWF, the Contractor shall--     (1) Have a designated electronic business point of contact in the System for Award Management at https://www.acquisition.gov; and     (2) Be registered to use WAWF at https://wawf.eb.mil/ following the step-by-step procedures for self-registration available at this Web site.     (d) WAWF training.  The Contractor should follow the training instructions of the WAWF Web-Based Training Course and use the Practice Training Site before submitting payment requests through WAWF.  Both can be accessed by selecting the “Web Based Training” link on the WAWF home page at https://wawf.eb.mil/.     (e) WAWF methods of document submission.  Document submissions may be via Web entry, Electronic Data Interchange, or File Transfer Protocol.   (f) WAWF payment instructions.  The Contractor must use the following information when submitting payment requests and receiving reports in WAWF for this contract/order:     (1) Document type.  2-in-1 Invoicing.   (2) Inspection/acceptance location.  The Contractor shall select the following inspection/ acceptance location(s) in WAWF, as specified by the contracting officer.   DESTINATION     (3) Document routing.  The Contractor shall use the information in the Routing Data Table below only to fill in applicable fields in WAWF when creating payment requests and receiving reports in the system. Routing Data Table*   Field Name in WAWF Data to be entered in WAWF Pay Official DoDAAC   F87700 Issue By DoDAAC   FA7000 Admin DoDAAC   FA7000 Service Approver DoDAAC   F4BM20 Service Acceptor DoDAAC   F4BM20   (4) Payment request and supporting documentation.  The Contractor shall ensure a payment request includes appropriate contract line item and subline item descriptions of the work performed or supplies delivered, unit price/cost per unit, fee (if applicable), and all relevant back-up documentation, as defined in DFARS Appendix F, (e.g.  timesheets) in support of each payment request.     (5) WAWF email notifications.  The Contractor shall enter the email address identified below in the “Send Additional Email Notifications” field of WAWF once a document is submitted in the system. Susan.hashemi@us.af.mil (Contracting Officer) Bradford.bygness@us.af.mil (Contract Specialist)   (g) WAWF point of contact.   (1) The Contractor may obtain clarification regarding invoicing in WAWF from the following contracting activity's WAWF point of contact. Susan.hashemi@us.af.mil (Contracting Officer) Bradford.bygness@us.af.mil (Contract Specialist)   (2) For technical WAWF help, contact the WAWF helpdesk at 866-618-5988.   (End of clause)   AFFARS 5352.201-9101 Ombudsman (Apr 2014) (a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition.  When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern.  The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official.  Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes.  The ombudsman may refer the interested party to another official who can resolve the concern.  (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution.  Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions).(c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the Center/MAJCOM/DRU or AFISRA ombudsmen,   James Anderson 8110 Industrial Drive, Ste 103 USAFA, CO 80840 Telephone number 719-333-2074 FAX 719-333-9018 email:  james.anderson@us.af.mil   Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU or AFISRA level, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2397, facsimile number (571) 256-2431.   (d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency.    (e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements.  Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer.    (End of clause)   AFFARS 5342.242-9000 Contractor Access to Air Force Installations (Nov 2012) (a) The contractor shall obtain base identification and vehicle passes, if required, for all contractor personnel who make frequent visits to or perform work on the Air Force installation(s) cited in the contract. Contractor personnel are required to wear or prominently display installation identification badges or contractor-furnished, contractor identification badges while visiting or performing work on the installation. (b) The contractor shall submit a written request on company letterhead to the contracting officer listing the following: contract number, location of work site, start and stop dates, and names of employees and subcontractor employees needing access to the base. The letter will also specify the individual(s) authorized to sign for a request for base identification credentials or vehicle passes. The contracting officer will endorse the request and forward it to the issuing base pass and registration office or Security Forces for processing. When reporting to the registration office, the authorized contractor individual(s) should provide a valid driver’s license, current vehicle registration, and valid vehicle insurance certificate, and refer to USAFA A-01 “Contractor Access to USAFA” to obtain a vehicle pass. (c) During performance of the contract, the contractor shall be responsible for obtaining required identification for newly assigned personnel and for prompt return of credentials and vehicle passes for any employee who no longer requires access to the work site. (d) When work under this contract requires unescorted entry to controlled or restricted areas, the contractor shall comply with AFI 31-101, Integrated Defense and AFI 31-501, Personnel Security Program Management citing the appropriate paragraphs as applicable. (e) Upon completion or termination of the contract or expiration of the identification passes, the prime contractor shall ensure that all base identification passes issued to employees and subcontractor employees are returned to the issuing office.