Call +44 800 9755 164

Public tenders for financial in Washington-dc United States

Find all Financial tenders in the world.
Finding business opportunities has never been easier.

Results for financial. Make a new search!

SNL Financial Unlimited Package

Department of the Treasury, Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) | Published May 4, 2016
cpvs

This is a sole source award to SNL Financial LC for the SNL Financial Unlimited Package.A copy of the redacted justification for other than full and open competition is attached.

Financial Management Accounting Consultant

Millennium Challenge Corporation, MCC | Published August 14, 2015  -  Deadline August 26, 2015
cpvs

MCC, Department of Accounting and Finance, seeks to contract with a consultant, on a full time basis, to support MCC in financial management functions in the federal financial accounting area. See attached Statement of Work for additional details.

Financial Specialists

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published September 1, 2016  -  Deadline December 31, 2016
cpvs

FINANCIAL SPECIALISTS The incumbents shall serve as Financial Specialists, under personal services contracts, in the Department of the Treasury's Office of Technical Assistance (OTA). Financial Specialists shall perform accounting functions and other financial related analyses to assist the Finance Manager in ensuring accuracy and timeliness of official accounting records and reports for projects and activities in the office. Experience with the NFC (National Finance Center) and knowledge of Federal government accounting is desired. OTA provides technical assistance in 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. B.A. in accounting or related field is desired. Knowledge of Treasury accounting systems, 10 years of accounting or financial-related experience is preferred. Computer experience, spreadsheet, word processing, EXCEL and ACCESS are mandatory. U.S. citizenship is required. SALARY: In accordance with program regulations and based on demonstrated salary history, salaries range from $25.60 to $48.27 per hour. Candidates will need to be eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate level of security clearance, up to the level of Secret. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: recruitment@ota.treas.gov or by mail to: Office of Technical AssistanceATTN: Recruitment Coordinator1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 8th FloorWashington, DC 20006 If applying by email, submit documents to recruitment@ota.treas.gov ONLY. For consideration, emailed applications must not be sent, or contain a Cc, to any OTA, IRS, or other government personnel or email address. Please reference Solicitation A16150 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A16150 - Financial Specialist - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Emails received not containing this subject line will be deemed non-responsive and will not be forwarded to the program office/selection official(s) for consideration. 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, 2016 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer  

Internal Financial Auditor

Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs | Published March 17, 2016  -  Deadline April 18, 2016
cpvs

You have received this "Personal Services Contractor" (PSC) solicitation through the Department of State (DOS) Internet site. If you have any questions regarding this PSC, you may contact the DOS Official named in this solicitation. The Department is not responsible for any data and/or text not received when retrieving this document electronically. Amendments to solicitation documents generally contain information critical to the submission of an application. Internal Financial AuditorWashington, DC Issuance Date: 03/17/2016Closing Date: 04/18/2016SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-16-026-INL SUBJECTA solicitation for a Personal Services Contractor (PSC), Department of State (DOS), Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) The United States Government (USG), represented by the DOS, seeks applications from US citizens interested in providing PSC services as described in this solicitation. PRE-AWARD ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF PSC (JUN 2011)This solicitation may result in the award of one or more personal services contracts as defined in FAR 2.101. Prior to contract award, all offerors or quotes must advise the cognizant Contracting Officer if they have a personal conflict of interest, such as a financial conflict, that would prevent them from either meeting the requirements of the clause entitled, "Post-Award Ethical Responsibilities of Personal Services Contractors," or otherwise objectively performing their contractual duties upon contract award. HOW TO APPLYOfferors proposal shall be in accordance with the requirements stated in this solicitation at the place and time specified. A proposal will be determined non-responsive and ineligible for consideration unless all required documents and information are included in the submission. Offerors shall ensure their resume demonstrates their possession of the minimum qualifications outlined in this Solicitation, as well as their ability to fulfill all required duties. The Government is not responsible for any costs incurred by the offeror during the solicitation process. Proposals must include the following and not exceed twenty (20) pages: 1) Form OF-612 (Completed and signed)2) Resume 3) Three letters of recommendation OR three references to include contact information *** ONE PDF ATTACHMENT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED VETERAN'S PREFERANCEVeteran's preference is not applicable to this position therefore do not submit DD-214. Submit proposal via e-mail to the attention of:INL/Deborah StromE-mail: StromDG@state.gov Direct questions regarding this solicitation to:INL/Deborah StromE-mail: StromDG@state.gov INL will not accept proposals beyond the closing time/date; unless it can be determined DOS mishandled the proposal. 1. SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-16-026-INL2. ISSUANCE DATE: 03/17/20163. CLOSING DATE: 04/18/20164. TIME SPECIFIED FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 3:00 PM, EST 5. POSITION TITLE: INL Internal Financial Auditor6. MARKET VALUE: $92,145 - $141,555 (GS-13/14 Equivalent)7. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: One year from date of award, with four optional years9. JOB DESCRIPTION: See below GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONTRACT AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTRACTOR:The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is headed by an Assistant Secretary, four Deputy Assistant Secretaries, a Controller/Executive Director, and eight Office Directors, including a Senior Aviation Management Official. INL is responsible for the development, supervision, coordination, and implementation of international narcotics control assistance activities and international criminal justice issues for the US Department of State (DOS). INL's programs operate in over 80 countries, including specific INL sections at overseas posts. The programs involve rule of law training and development, core counterdrug and anticrime missions, counterterrorism, regional stability, and democracy building efforts in countries as diverse as Pakistan, Afghanistan, Mexico, and Colombia, as well as complex INL financial authorities and operations. This position is located in INL's Office of Resource Management, Division of Audit and Oversight Services. The incumbent serves as an internal financial auditor of financial and related operational systems involved with the administration of INL programs, including but not limited to the bureau's financial management system within the context of the Department of State's overall system of internal controls. The incumbent's focus will also include, but not be restricted to, implementing internal financial and management controls reviews and audits that test the bureau's administered funds for proper budget execution, disbursement, and auditability for the purpose of reducing the bureau's exposure to fraud, waste, and mismanagement of resources. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Provides advice and guidance to the Division Chief, Executive Director and other senior managers, in carrying out a financial auditing program for the Bureau's programs.• Works closely with the Division Chief, Executive Director and other senior staff to develop and implement comprehensive financial and management control audits and reviews, based on oversight guidelines for all overseas financial operations as required by the Bureau and/or monitored by the division.• Provides advice on operational leadership and direction in planning, developing and administering the comprehensive financial and operational reviews and audits for INL programs domestically and abroad. • Performs work consisting of a systemic examination and appraisal of financial records, financial and management reports, financial management controls, policies and practices affecting or reflecting the fiscal condition and operating results of narcotics control/law enforcement programs. • Conducts financial internal control reviews on INL administered funds. Performs improper payment reviews and other financially related operational reviews. Completes reviews to ensure that Department of State and INL Bureau standards are met. Plans, develops, and coordinates financial management improvements necessary to comply with legislation and regulations as appropriate.• Identifies, reviews, and evaluates vulnerabilities in the Bureau's financial control program and recommends internal controls to ensure conformance with the myriad laws and regulations under which the Bureau's programs are administered. • Implements subsidiary accounting and reporting information as needed to enable management to provide close and timely oversight of INL programs, including review of Letter of Agreement (LOA) and Inter-Agency Agreement (IAA) financial terms prior to finalization, and follow-up on issues relating to existing LOA and IAA financial clauses. • Performs a systematic examination and appraisal of management controls involved with the economy and efficiency of Bureau operations, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, adequacy of reporting, validating internal controls and identifying their risk factors, and/or develops and executes financial audits. • Monitors policies, programs, procedures, control systems, and methods with respect to financial management procedures as defined in the Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act along with Federal Acquisition Regulations. Monitors INL program implementation and practices within specific organizations, and keeps the Executive Director and other managers apprised of problems and changes required to make programs more efficient and effective.• Works and regularly liaises with the INL Budget Planning and Budget Execution Divisions, post accountants, as well as with the Department's centralized accounting office to assure maximum efficiencies of accounting support services for INL programs.• Develops and/or modifies methods and techniques, as required, to resolve accounting or auditing problems and explains such changes to all staff members, and overseas posts when appropriate, to ensure their awareness of and familiarity with such procedures. • Manages the preparation and presentation of financial audit and other financial analysis reports to the Division Chief, Executive Director, program officers, and high level management officials throughout INL. Reports are prepared in accordance with the needs of management, the requirements of USG laws and regulations, and established USG auditing policies. RELATIONSHIPThe Internal Financial Auditor is under the supervision of the Division Chief for the Audit and Oversight Services. The Internal Financial Auditor has primary responsibility for developing and executing financial audits at the direction of the Division Chief of the Office for Audit and Oversight Services based on the Division's Annual Internal Audit Plan and the Bureau's risk assessment process, for which the incumbent is a major contributor to both. The Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) is delegated the authority to act for the Contracting Officer in matters concerning technical clarification, inspection and, after concurrence by the Contracting Officer, acceptance of Contractor performance under the contract, including preparation of receiving reports, and the authorization of progress payments when appropriate. The COR will coordinate all work with the Contractor and review Contractor's performance at significant stages of its development. In no instance, however, shall the COR be authorized to alter or modify the specifications or the contract terms and the conditions or waive the government's requirement, price, delivery, or other terms and conditions. Such changes must be authorized, in writing, to the Contracting Officer. DELIVERABLES/REPORTSDeliverables are required under this PSC and shall include; monthly status reports, monthly evaluation of contractor performance, special reports when required and "Completion of assignment report," which shall be a compressive review of the projects in which the contractor was involved. Each report shall include a critique of and recommendations for the various projects. The completions of assignment reports are due no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the expiration of this contract. The Personal Service Contractor shall submit two (2) copies of each report as required to the following; 1. INL/Program Officer Per FAR Part 4, the above referenced documents shall be incorporated and copies stored in the PSC's hard file under Section V.; Tab E - Receiving Reports. The Contractor shall prepare and submit two copies of each technical report required by the schedule of this contract (e.g., progress reports, final reports, etc.), to the Program Officer, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), Department of State Washington, DC. The title page of all reports forwarded pursuant to this paragraph shall include a descriptive title, the author's name(s), contract number, project number, and title, contractor's name, name of the State Department project office, and the publication or issuance date of the report. When preparing reports, the Contractor shall refrain from using elaborate artwork, multicolor printing, and expensive paper/binding, unless it is specifically authorized in the Contract Schedule. Wherever possible, pages should be printed on both sides using single spaced type. COMPLEXITYThe work involves managing and providing technical expertise for various country assistance programs in INL, simultaneously. The ability to perform complex analysis, meet short deadlines and to multi-task successfully is essential. SCOPE AND EFFECTIVENESSThe Internal Financial Auditor performs a broad range of tasks related to providing guidance and information to INL bureau regarding developing and executing financial audit programs. Knowledge of development practices and approaches coupled with technical experience is necessary to help design well-conceived programs that produce viable results. The Internal Financial Auditor will be guided by the INL Financial Management Handbook, INL Program and Policy Guide, the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), and the Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS• U.S. citizenship, able to obtain/maintain a State Department Secret security clearance and ethics clearance, if applicable.• A Bachelor's Degree in a related field to business or public administration, accounting, auditing or financial management from an accredited institution.• Demonstrated ten (10) years-experience in financial auditing as it relates to financial management and the disbursement and accounting of funds.• Demonstrated knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices, laws and regulations applicable to financial auditing for USG foreign assistance programs and services.• Demonstrated knowledge of the theory, concepts, principles and practices of accounting and/or financial and performance, auditing, and in developing and presenting large, complex program budgets.• Demonstrated ability to audit and review foreign assistance programs for effectiveness, efficiency and compliance with laws and regulations.• Demonstrated experience with auditing and reviewing USG foreign assistance programs and services operating within US embassies overseas.• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing and to interact with individuals at all levels.• Excellent interpersonal skills.• Excellent organizational skills and abilities.• Demonstrated skill and ability in managing multiple concurrent activities of varying complexity, including changing priorities and short turn-around times.• Experience in conducting contract/acquisition audits or reviews in the government accountability field (Preferred but not required)• Experience with auditing and reviewing aviation financial and management practices (Preferred but not required)• Proficiency in computer and web-based applications including Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. GOVERNMENT-FURNISHED EQUIPMENTThe PSC shall be able to use a furnished with office space, a computer, office telephone, and other supplies needed for job requirements. This property will be owned and maintained by the Department of State DoS. EVALUATION CRITERIAFactor 1: Knowledge/Abilities (30 Points) Offeror's ability to apply the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations which relate to financial management analysis and audits in developing and implementing internal financial controls in budget execution and disbursement and accounting of funds for substantive programs. Factor 2: Liaison and Analysis (30 Points)Offeror's ability to provide program administration guidance and assistance to other staff members, and senior management based on understanding of the theory, concepts, principles, and practices of accounting and/or financial and performance auditing, and contract and program oversight. Factor 3: Program Management (30 Points) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a timely and concise manner, and to interact effectively with others at all levels, in order to prepare, analyze, explain and defend INL's programs and policies. Ability to use program management tools, such as budgeting and tracking of data. Factor 4: Past Performance (10 points) Past performance evaluation of applicant's ability to perform under the contract. In conducting the evaluation, the Government reserves the right to utilize all evaluation information available at the time of evaluation, whether provided by the applicant or obtained from other sources. COMPENSATION (BASE PAY)For award, INL will negotiate for this contract based on the market value as outlined above and overall experience relevant to the solicitation requirements. BENEFITS & ALLOWANCESAS A MATTER OF POLICY, INL NORMALLY AUTHORIZES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS AND ALLOWANCES BENEFITS - IF APPLICABLE• Employee's FICA/Medicare Contribution• Contribution toward Health and Life Insurance • Pay Comparability Adjustment • Annual Increase • Eligibility for Worker's Compensation • Annual, Sick and Home Leave • 401K Plan • MEDVAC Reimbursement ALLOWANCES IN ACCORDANCE WITH DEPARTMENT OF STATE STANDARDIZED REGULATIONS (DSSR) - IF APPLICABLE • Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance (TQSA) or Per Diem upon arrival at Post• Housing Allowance• Post Allowance• Supplemental Post Allowance • Maintenance Allowance (SMA)• Education Allowance• Educational Travel (full-time United States based secondary) • Post Hardship Differential• Danger Pay• Shipment of HHE, UAB, POV and Consumables  

Internal Financial Auditor

Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs | Published December 9, 2015  -  Deadline January 6, 2016
cpvs

You have received this "Personal Services Contractor" (PSC) solicitation through the Department of State (DOS) Internet site. If you have any questions regarding this PSC, you may contact the DOS Official named in this solicitation. The Department is not responsible for any data and/or text not received when retrieving this document electronically. Amendments to solicitation documents generally contain information critical to the submission of an application. Internal Financial Auditor Washington, DC Issuance Date: 12/09/2015 Closing Date: 01/06/2016 SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-16-011-INL SUBJECT A solicitation for a Personal Services Contractor (PSC), Department of State (DOS), Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) The United States Government (USG), represented by the DOS, seeks applications from US citizens interested in providing PSC services as described in this solicitation. PRE-AWARD ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF PSC (JUN 2011) This solicitation may result in the award of one or more personal services contracts as defined in FAR 2.101. Prior to contract award, all offerors or quotes must advise the cognizant Contracting Officer if they have a personal conflict of interest, such as a financial conflict, that would prevent them from either meeting the requirements of the clause entitled, "Post-Award Ethical Responsibilities of Personal Services Contractors," or otherwise objectively performing their contractual duties upon contract award. HOW TO APPLY Offerors proposal shall be in accordance with the requirements stated in this solicitation at the place and time specified. A proposal will be determined non-responsive and ineligible for consideration unless all required documents and information are included in the submission. Offerors shall ensure their resume demonstrates their possession of the minimum qualifications outlined in this Solicitation, as well as their ability to fulfill all required duties. The Government is not responsible for any costs incurred by the offeror during the solicitation process. Proposals must include the following and not exceed twenty (20) pages: 1) Form OF-612 (Completed and signed) 2) Resume 3) Three letters of recommendation OR three references to include contact information *** ONE PDF ATTACHMENT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED VETERAN'S PREFERANCE Veteran's preference is not applicable to this position therefore do not submit DD-214. Submit proposal via e-mail to the attention of: INL/Deborah Strom E-mail: StromDG@state.gov Direct questions regarding this solicitation to: INL/Deborah Strom E-mail: StromDG@state.gov INL will not accept proposals beyond the closing time/date; unless it can be determined DOS mishandled the proposal. 1. SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-16-011-INL 2. ISSUANCE DATE: 12/09/2015 3. CLOSING DATE: 01/06/2016 4. TIME SPECIFIED FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 3:00 PM, EST 5. POSITION TITLE: INL Internal Financial Auditor 6. MARKET VALUE: $90,823 - $139,523 (GS-13/14 Equivalent) 7. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: One year from date of award, with four optional years 9. JOB DESCRIPTION: See below GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONTRACT AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTRACTOR: The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is headed by an Assistant Secretary, four Deputy Assistant Secretaries, a Controller/Executive Director, and eight Office Directors, including a Senior Aviation Management Official. INL is responsible for the development, supervision, coordination, and implementation of international narcotics control assistance activities and international criminal justice issues for the US Department of State (DOS). INL's programs operate in over 80 countries, including specific INL sections at overseas posts. The programs involve rule of law training and development, core counterdrug and anticrime missions, counterterrorism, regional stability, and democracy building efforts in countries as diverse as Pakistan, Afghanistan, Mexico, and Colombia, as well as complex INL financial authorities and operations. This position is located in INL's Office of Resource Management, Division of Audit and Oversight Services. The incumbent serves as an internal financial auditor of financial and related operational systems involved with the administration of INL programs, including but not limited to the bureau's financial management system within the context of the Department of State's overall system of internal controls. The incumbent's focus will also include, but not be restricted to, implementing internal financial and management controls reviews and audits that test the bureau's administered funds for proper budget execution, disbursement, and auditability for the purpose of reducing the bureau's exposure to fraud, waste, and mismanagement of resources. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Provides advice and guidance to the Division Chief, Executive Director and other senior managers, in carrying out a financial auditing program for the Bureau's programs. • Works closely with the Division Chief, Executive Director and other senior staff to develop and implement comprehensive financial and management control audits and reviews, based on oversight guidelines for all overseas financial operations as required by the Bureau and/or monitored by the division. • Provides advice on operational leadership and direction in planning, developing and administering the comprehensive financial and operational reviews and audits for INL programs domestically and abroad. • Performs work consisting of a systemic examination and appraisal of financial records, financial and management reports, financial management controls, policies and practices affecting or reflecting the fiscal condition and operating results of narcotics control/law enforcement programs. • Conducts financial internal control reviews on INL administered funds. Performs improper payment reviews and other financially related operational reviews. Completes reviews to ensure that Department of State and INL Bureau standards are met. Plans, develops, and coordinates financial management improvements necessary to comply with legislation and regulations as appropriate. • Identifies, reviews, and evaluates vulnerabilities in the Bureau's financial control program and recommends internal controls to ensure conformance with the myriad laws and regulations under which the Bureau's programs are administered. • Implements subsidiary accounting and reporting information as needed to enable management to provide close and timely oversight of INL programs, including review of Letter of Agreement (LOA) and Inter-Agency Agreement (IAA) financial terms prior to finalization, and follow-up on issues relating to existing LOA and IAA financial clauses. • Performs a systematic examination and appraisal of management controls involved with the economy and efficiency of Bureau operations, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, adequacy of reporting, validating internal controls and identifying their risk factors, and/or develops and executes financial audits. • Monitors policies, programs, procedures, control systems, and methods with respect to financial management procedures as defined in the Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act along with Federal Acquisition Regulations. Monitors INL program implementation and practices within specific organizations, and keeps the Executive Director and other managers apprised of problems and changes required to make programs more efficient and effective. • Works and regularly liaises with the INL Budget Planning and Budget Execution Divisions, post accountants, as well as with the Department's centralized accounting office to assure maximum efficiencies of accounting support services for INL programs. • Develops and/or modifies methods and techniques, as required, to resolve accounting or auditing problems and explains such changes to all staff members, and overseas posts when appropriate, to ensure their awareness of and familiarity with such procedures. • Manages the preparation and presentation of financial audit and other financial analysis reports to the Division Chief, Executive Director, program officers, and high level management officials throughout INL. Reports are prepared in accordance with the needs of management, the requirements of USG laws and regulations, and established USG auditing policies. RELATIONSHIP The Internal Financial Auditor is under the supervision of the Division Chief for the Audit and Oversight Services. The Internal Financial Auditor has primary responsibility for developing and executing financial audits at the direction of the Division Chief of the Office for Audit and Oversight Services based on the Division's Annual Internal Audit Plan and the Bureau's risk assessment process, for which the incumbent is a major contributor to both. The Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) is delegated the authority to act for the Contracting Officer in matters concerning technical clarification, inspection and, after concurrence by the Contracting Officer, acceptance of Contractor performance under the contract, including preparation of receiving reports, and the authorization of progress payments when appropriate. The COR will coordinate all work with the Contractor and review Contractor's performance at significant stages of its development. In no instance, however, shall the COR be authorized to alter or modify the specifications or the contract terms and the conditions or waive the government's requirement, price, delivery, or other terms and conditions. Such changes must be authorized, in writing, to the Contracting Officer. DELIVERABLES/REPORTS Deliverables are required under this PSC and shall include; monthly status reports, monthly evaluation of contractor performance, special reports when required and "Completion of assignment report," which shall be a compressive review of the projects in which the contractor was involved. Each report shall include a critique of and recommendations for the various projects. The completions of assignment reports are due no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the expiration of this contract. The Personal Service Contractor shall submit two (2) copies of each report as required to the following; 1. INL/Program Officer Per FAR Part 4, the above referenced documents shall be incorporated and copies stored in the PSC's hard file under Section V.; Tab E - Receiving Reports. The Contractor shall prepare and submit two copies of each technical report required by the schedule of this contract (e.g., progress reports, final reports, etc.), to the Program Officer, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), Department of State Washington, DC. The title page of all reports forwarded pursuant to this paragraph shall include a descriptive title, the author's name(s), contract number, project number, and title, contractor's name, name of the State Department project office, and the publication or issuance date of the report. When preparing reports, the Contractor shall refrain from using elaborate artwork, multicolor printing, and expensive paper/binding, unless it is specifically authorized in the Contract Schedule. Wherever possible, pages should be printed on both sides using single spaced type. COMPLEXITY The work involves managing and providing technical expertise for various country assistance programs in INL, simultaneously. The ability to perform complex analysis, meet short deadlines and to multi-task successfully is essential. SCOPE AND EFFECTIVENESS The Internal Financial Auditor performs a broad range of tasks related to providing guidance and information to INL bureau regarding developing and executing financial audit programs. Knowledge of development practices and approaches coupled with technical experience is necessary to help design well-conceived programs that produce viable results. The Internal Financial Auditor will be guided by the INL Financial Management Handbook, INL Program and Policy Guide, the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), and the Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • U.S. citizenship, able to obtain/maintain a State Department Secret security clearance and ethics clearance, if applicable. • A Bachelor's Degree in a related field to business or public administration, accounting, auditing or financial management from an accredited institution. • Demonstrated ten (10) years-experience in financial auditing as it relates to financial management and the disbursement and accounting of funds. • Demonstrated knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices, laws and regulations applicable to financial auditing for USG foreign assistance programs and services. • Demonstrated knowledge of the theory, concepts, principles and practices of accounting and/or financial and performance, auditing, and in developing and presenting large, complex program budgets. • Demonstrated ability to audit and review foreign assistance programs for effectiveness, efficiency and compliance with laws and regulations. • Demonstrated experience with auditing and reviewing USG foreign assistance programs and services operating within US embassies overseas. • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing and to interact with individuals at all levels. • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Excellent organizational skills and abilities. • Demonstrated skill and ability in managing multiple concurrent activities of varying complexity, including changing priorities and short turn-around times. • Experience in conducting contract/acquisition audits or reviews in the government accountability field (Preferred but not required) • Experience with auditing and reviewing aviation financial and management practices (Preferred but not required) • Proficiency in computer and web-based applications including Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. GOVERNMENT-FURNISHED EQUIPMENT The PSC shall be able to use a furnished with office space, a computer, office telephone, and other supplies needed for job requirements. This property will be owned and maintained by the Department of State DoS. EVALUATION CRITERIA Factor 1: Knowledge/Abilities (30 Points) Offeror's ability to apply the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations which relate to financial management analysis and audits in developing and implementing internal financial controls in budget execution and disbursement and accounting of funds for substantive programs. Factor 2: Liaison and Analysis (30 Points) Offeror's ability to provide program administration guidance and assistance to other staff members, and senior management based on understanding of the theory, concepts, principles, and practices of accounting and/or financial and performance auditing, and contract and program oversight. Factor 3: Program Management (30 Points) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a timely and concise manner, and to interact effectively with others at all levels, in order to prepare, analyze, explain and defend INL's programs and policies. Ability to use program management tools, such as budgeting and tracking of data. Factor 4: Past Performance (10 points) Past performance evaluation of applicant's ability to perform under the contract. In conducting the evaluation, the Government reserves the right to utilize all evaluation information available at the time of evaluation, whether provided by the applicant or obtained from other sources. COMPENSATION (BASE PAY) For award, INL will negotiate for this contract based on the market value as outlined above and overall experience relevant to the solicitation requirements. BENEFITS & ALLOWANCES AS A MATTER OF POLICY, INL NORMALLY AUTHORIZES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS AND ALLOWANCES BENEFITS - IF APPLICABLE • Employee's FICA/Medicare Contribution • Contribution toward Health and Life Insurance • Pay Comparability Adjustment • Annual Increase • Eligibility for Worker's Compensation • Annual, Sick and Home Leave • 401K Plan • MEDVAC Reimbursement ALLOWANCES IN ACCORDANCE WITH DEPARTMENT OF STATE STANDARDIZED REGULATIONS (DSSR) - IF APPLICABLE • Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance (TQSA) or Per Diem upon arrival at Post • Housing Allowance • Post Allowance • Supplemental Post Allowance • Maintenance Allowance (SMA) • Education Allowance • Educational Travel (full-time United States based secondary) • Post Hardship Differential • Danger Pay • Shipment of HHE, UAB, POV and Consumables

Internal Financial Auditor

Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs | Published August 5, 2015  -  Deadline August 12, 2015
cpvs

You have received this "Personal Services Contractor" (PSC) solicitation through the Department of State (DOS) Internet site. If you have any questions regarding this PSC, you may contact the DOS Official named in this solicitation. The Department is not responsible for any data and/or text not received when retrieving this document electronically. Amendments to solicitation documents generally contain information critical to the submission of an application. Internal Financial Auditor Washington, DC Issuance Date: 08/05/2015 Closing Date: 08/12/2015 SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-15-046-INL SUBJECT A solicitation for a Personal Services Contractor (PSC), Department of State (DOS), Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) The United States Government (USG), represented by the DOS, seeks applications from US citizens interested in providing PSC services as described in this solicitation. PRE-AWARD ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF PSC (JUN 2011) This solicitation may result in the award of one or more personal services contracts as defined in FAR 2.101. Prior to contract award, all offerors or quotes must advise the cognizant Contracting Officer if they have a personal conflict of interest, such as a financial conflict, that would prevent them from either meeting the requirements of the clause entitled, "Post-Award Ethical Responsibilities of Personal Services Contractors," or otherwise objectively performing their contractual duties upon contract award. HOW TO APPLY Offerors proposal shall be in accordance with the requirements stated in this solicitation at the place and time specified. A proposal will be determined non-responsive and ineligible for consideration unless all required documents and information are included in the submission. Offerors shall ensure their resume demonstrates their possession of the minimum qualifications outlined in this Solicitation, as well as their ability to fulfill all required duties. The Government is not responsible for any costs incurred by the offeror during the solicitation process. Proposals must include the following and not exceed twenty (20) pages: 1) Form OF-612 (Completed and signed) 2) Resume 3) Three letters of recommendation OR three references to include contact information *** ONE PDF ATTACHMENT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED VETERAN'S PREFERANCE Veteran's preference is not applicable to this position therefore do not submit DD-214. Submit proposal via e-mail to the attention of: INL/Deborah Strom E-mail: StromDG@state.gov Direct questions regarding this solicitation to: INL/Deborah Strom E-mail: StromDG@state.gov INL will not accept proposals beyond the closing time/date; unless it can be determined DOS mishandled the proposal. 1. SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-15-046-INL 2. ISSUANCE DATE: 08/05/2015 3. CLOSING DATE: 08/12/2015 4. TIME SPECIFIED FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 3:00 PM, EST 5. POSITION TITLE: INL Internal Financial Auditor 6. MARKET VALUE: $90,823 - $139,523 (GS-13/14 Equivalent) 7. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: One year from date of award, with four optional years 9. JOB DESCRIPTION: See below GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONTRACT AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTRACTOR: The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is headed by an Assistant Secretary, four Deputy Assistant Secretaries, a Controller/Executive Director, and eight Office Directors, including a Senior Aviation Management Official. INL is responsible for the development, supervision, coordination, and implementation of international narcotics control assistance activities and international criminal justice issues for the US Department of State (DOS). INL's programs operate in over 80 countries, including specific INL sections at overseas posts. The programs involve rule of law training and development, core counterdrug and anticrime missions, counterterrorism, regional stability, and democracy building efforts in countries as diverse as Pakistan, Afghanistan, Mexico, and Colombia, as well as complex INL financial authorities and operations. This position is located in INL's Office of Resource Management, Division of Audit and Oversight Services. The incumbent serves as an internal financial auditor of financial and related operational systems involved with the administration of INL programs, including but not limited to the bureau's financial management system within the context of the Department of State's overall system of internal controls. Purpose The incumbent's focus will also include, but not be restricted to, implementing internal financial and management controls reviews and audits that test the bureau's administered funds for proper budget execution, disbursement, and auditability for the purpose of reducing the bureau's exposure to fraud, waste, and mismanagement of resources. Relationship The Internal Financial Auditor is under the supervision of the Division Chief for the Audit and Oversight Services. The Internal Financial Auditor has primary responsibility for developing and executing financial audits at the direction of the Division Chief of the Office for Audit and Oversight Services based on the Division's Annual Internal Audit Plan and the Bureau's risk assessment process, for which the incumbent is a major contributor to both. Duties and Responsibilities • Provides advice and guidance to the Division Chief, Executive Director and other senior managers, in carrying out a financial auditing program for the Bureau's programs. • Works closely with the Division Chief, Executive Director and other senior staff to develop and implement comprehensive financial and management control audits and reviews, based on oversight guidelines for all overseas financial operations as required by the Bureau and/or monitored by the division. • Provides advice on operational leadership and direction in planning, developing and administering the comprehensive financial and operational reviews and audits for INL programs domestically and abroad. • Performs work consisting of a systemic examination and appraisal of financial records, financial and management reports, financial management controls, policies and practices affecting or reflecting the fiscal condition and operating results of narcotics control/law enforcement programs. • Conducts financial internal control reviews on INL administered funds. Performs improper payment reviews and other financially related operational reviews. Completes reviews to ensure that Department of State and INL Bureau standards are met. Plans, develops, and coordinates financial management improvements necessary to comply with legislation and regulations as appropriate. • Identifies, reviews, and evaluates vulnerabilities in the Bureau's financial control program and recommends internal controls to ensure conformance with the myriad laws and regulations under which the Bureau's programs are administered. • Implements subsidiary accounting and reporting information as needed to enable management to provide close and timely oversight of INL programs, including review of Letter of Agreement (LOA) and Inter-Agency Agreement (IAA) financial terms prior to finalization, and follow-up on issues relating to existing LOA and IAA financial clauses. • Performs a systematic examination and appraisal of management controls involved with the economy and efficiency of Bureau operations, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, adequacy of reporting, validating internal controls and identifying their risk factors, and/or develops and executes financial audits. • Monitors policies, programs, procedures, control systems, and methods with respect to financial management procedures as defined in the Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act along with Federal Acquisition Regulations. Monitors INL program implementation and practices within specific organizations, and keeps the Executive Director and other managers apprised of problems and changes required to make programs more efficient and effective. • Works and regularly liaises with the INL Budget Planning and Budget Execution Divisions, post accountants, as well as with the Department's centralized accounting office to assure maximum efficiencies of accounting support services for INL programs. • Develops and/or modifies methods and techniques, as required, to resolve accounting or auditing problems and explains such changes to all staff members, and overseas posts when appropriate, to ensure their awareness of and familiarity with such procedures. • Manages the preparation and presentation of financial audit and other financial analysis reports to the Division Chief, Executive Director, program officers, and high level management officials throughout INL. Reports are prepared in accordance with the needs of management, the requirements of USG laws and regulations, and established USG auditing policies. Complexity The work involves managing and providing technical expertise for various country assistance programs in INL, simultaneously. The ability to perform complex analysis, meet short deadlines and to multi-task successfully is essential. Scope and Effectiveness The Internal Financial Auditor performs a broad range of tasks related to providing guidance and information to INL bureau regarding developing and executing financial audit programs. Knowledge of development practices and approaches coupled with technical experience is necessary to help design well-conceived programs that produce viable results. The Internal Financial Auditor will be guided by the INL Financial Management Handbook, INL Program and Policy Guide, the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), and the Foreign Affairs Handbook (FAH). Minimum Qualifications • U.S. citizenship, able to obtain/maintain a State Department Secret security clearance and ethics clearance, if applicable. • A Bachelor's Degree in a related field to business or public administration, accounting, auditing or financial management from an accredited institution. • Demonstrated ten (10) years-experience in financial auditing as it relates to financial management and the disbursement and accounting of funds. • Demonstrated knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices, laws and regulations applicable to financial auditing for USG foreign assistance programs and services. • Demonstrated knowledge of the theory, concepts, principles and practices of accounting and/or financial and performance, auditing, and in developing and presenting large, complex program budgets. • Demonstrated ability to audit and review foreign assistance programs for effectiveness, efficiency and compliance with laws and regulations. • Demonstrated experience with auditing and reviewing USG foreign assistance programs and services operating within US embassies overseas. • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing and to interact with individuals at all levels. • Excellent interpersonal skills. • Excellent organizational skills and abilities. • Demonstrated skill and ability in managing multiple concurrent activities of varying complexity, including changing priorities and short turn-around times. • Experience in conducting contract/acquisition audits or reviews in the government accountability field (Preferred but not required) • Experience with auditing and reviewing aviation financial and management practices (Preferred but not required) • Proficiency in computer and web-based applications including Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat. Evaluation Criteria Factor 1: Knowledge/Abilities (30 Points) Offeror's ability to apply the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations which relate to financial management analysis and audits in developing and implementing internal financial controls in budget execution and disbursement and accounting of funds for substantive programs. Factor 2: Liaison and Analysis (30 Points) Offeror's ability to provide program administration guidance and assistance to other staff members, and senior management based on understanding of the theory, concepts, principles, and practices of accounting and/or financial and performance auditing, and contract and program oversight. Factor 3: Program Management (30 Points) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a timely and concise manner, and to interact effectively with others at all levels, in order to prepare, analyze, explain and defend INL's programs and policies. Ability to use program management tools, such as budgeting and tracking of data. Factor 4: Past Performance (10 points) Past performance evaluation of applicant's ability to perform under the contract. In conducting the evaluation, the Government reserves the right to utilize all evaluation information available at the time of evaluation, whether provided by the applicant or obtained from other sources. COMPENSATION (BASE PAY) For award, INL will negotiate for this contract based on the market value as outlined above and overall experience relevant to the solicitation requirements. BENEFITS & ALLOWANCES AS A MATTER OF POLICY, INL NORMALLY AUTHORIZES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS AND ALLOWANCES BENEFITS - IF APPLICABLE • Employee's FICA/Medicare Contribution • Contribution toward Health and Life Insurance • Pay Comparability Adjustment • Annual Increase • Eligibility for Worker's Compensation • Annual, Sick and Home Leave • 401K Plan • MEDVAC Reimbursement ALLOWANCES IN ACCORDANCE WITH DEPARTMENT OF STATE STANDARDIZED REGULATIONS (DSSR) - IF APPLICABLE • Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance (TQSA) or Per Diem upon arrival at Post • Housing Allowance • Post Allowance • Supplemental Post Allowance • Maintenance Allowance (SMA) • Education Allowance • Educational Travel (full-time United States based secondary) • Post Hardship Differential • Danger Pay • Shipment of HHE, UAB, POV and Consumables

Financial Modeling Training

Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Contracts and Administrative Services | Published May 1, 2015  -  Deadline May 6, 2015
cpvs

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Department of Human Resource Management (HRM) requires financial modeling training for OPIC employees. Please see solicitation document attached.

Non-Bank Financial Registration System Services

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau | Published July 7, 2016  -  Deadline July 29, 2016
cpvs

See attached Request for Information (RFI) for Non-Bank Financial Registration System Services for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Financial Management Oversight Program - FMO

Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) | Published June 3, 2015  -  Deadline August 5, 2015
cpvs

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) intends to issue a solicitation on June 3, 2015 for recurring Financial Management Oversight Reviews (FMO); an FTA area of program oversight. The objective of the FMO program is to ensure that grantees have sound financial management systems and adequate internal controls to manage the Federal funds. This effort facilitates FTA compliance with Congressional direction to conduct independent financial assessments. FTA is charged with assisting the grantee community in meeting a high level of financial capacity needed to implement new start projects. The FMO program started in July 1991 and is authorized at 49 U.S.C., Section 5327(c). This section allows the set-aside of one-half or three-quarters of one percent from certain program funds. Section 5327(c) was originally established for program management oversight. Safety, procurement management, and financial compliance reviews were specifically included later. FTA intends to award up to 5 multi-year contracts to Small Business concerns for FMO oversight services. The contracts will be hybrid in nature in that there are some fixed price contract line items and some Time and Materials contract line items.

Financial Management Analyst

Millennium Challenge Corporation, MCC | Published March 31, 2016  -  Deadline May 2, 2016
cpvs

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a United States government-owned corporation created in 2004, whose mission is to provide grant assistance to support economic growth and poverty reduction in select developing countries with a demonstrated commitment to just and democratic governance, economic (Compact) with MCC that includes a plan for achieving shared development objectives and the responsibilities of each country in achieving those objects. Our model is defined by core principles, of selectivity, country ownership, transparency, and a focus on results.Our values identify who we are and what is important to us. Our Values are CLEAR: Embrace Collaboration, Always Learn, Practice Excellence, Be Accountable and Respect individuals and ideas. MCC's values define how we behave on a daily basis, both as individuals and as an institution, in pursuit of our mission. They guide how we make decisions, set priorities, address challenges, manage tradeoffs, recruit and develop staff, and work together with our country partners and stakeholders. MCC Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) is seeking a full time personal services contractor (PSC) to serve as the Financial Management Analyst in its Program Analysis, Reporting and Systems branch, located in MCC's Department of Administration & Finance (A&F), Financial Management Division. The Financial Management Analyst will provide technical assistance to officials and program offices concerning a wide range of financial management policies, programs and operations. The work affects the accuracy and reliability of financial data as-well-as the ability of operating offices to carry out mission critical program operations. 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 solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the most recent Federal Acquisition Circular located at https://www.acquisition.gov/?q=far_looseleaf.The following FAR provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition: 1) 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, 2) 52.212-2 Evaluations - Commercial Items, 3) 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items, 4) 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Alternate I), 5) 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders - Commercial Items For additional information, please see attached documents.

Financial Management Analyst

Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs | Published July 22, 2016  -  Deadline August 19, 2016
cpvs

You have received this "Personal Services Contractor" (PSC) solicitation through the Department of State (DOS) Internet site. If you have any questions regarding this PSC, you may contact the DOS Official named in this solicitation. The Department is not responsible for any data and/or text not received when retrieving this document electronically. Amendments to solicitation documents generally contain information critical to the submission of an application. Financial Management AnalystWashington, DC Issuance Date: 07/22/2016Closing Date: 08/19/2016SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-16-049-INL SUBJECTA solicitation for a Personal Services Contractor (PSC), Department of State (DOS), Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) The United States Government (USG), represented by the DOS, seeks applications from US citizens interested in providing PSC services as described in this solicitation. PRE-AWARD ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF PSC (JUN 2011)This solicitation may result in the award of one or more personal services contracts as defined in FAR 2.101. Prior to contract award, all offerors or quotes must advise the cognizant Contracting Officer if they have a personal conflict of interest, such as a financial conflict, that would prevent them from either meeting the requirements of the clause entitled, "Post-Award Ethical Responsibilities of Personal Services Contractors," or otherwise objectively performing their contractual duties upon contract award. HOW TO APPLYOfferors proposal shall be in accordance with the requirements stated in this solicitation at the place and time specified. A proposal will be determined non-responsive and ineligible for consideration unless all required documents and information are included in the submission. Offerors shall ensure their resume demonstrates their possession of the minimum qualifications outlined in this Solicitation, as well as their ability to fulfill all required duties. The Government is not responsible for any costs incurred by the offeror during the solicitation process. Proposals must include the following and not exceed twenty (20) pages: 1) Form OF-612 (Completed and signed)2) Resume 3) Three letters of recommendation OR three references to include contact information *** ONE PDF ATTACHMENT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED VETERAN'S PREFERANCEVeteran's preference is not applicable to this position therefore do not submit DD-214. Submit proposal via e-mail to the attention of:INL/Deborah StromE-mail: StromDG@state.gov Direct questions regarding this solicitation to:INL/Deborah StromE-mail: StromDG@state.gov INL will not accept proposals beyond the closing time/date; unless it can be determined DOS mishandled the proposal. 1. SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-16-049-INL2. ISSUANCE DATE: 07/22/20163. CLOSING DATE: 08/19/20164. TIME SPECIFIED FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 3:00 PM, EST 5. POSITION TITLE: INL Financial Management Analyst (2 positions)6. MARKET VALUE: $92,145 - $119,794 (GS 13 Equivalent)7. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: One year from date of award and four option years8. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Washington, DC9. JOB DESCRIPTION: See below GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONTRACT AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTRACTOR:The mission of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is to minimize the impact of international crime and illegal drugs on the United States and its citizens through providing effective foreign assistance and fostering global cooperation. A critical process in INL's mission is to successfully interagency agreements with other Federal departments and agencies so programs may be undertaken in various countries, which implement assistance and promote U.S. foreign policy objectives. The incumbent works with the Division's senior project managers, contract specialists, and cost/price analysts, as well as with program officers throughout the Bureau, to maintain an up-to-date accounting of both actual and proposed expenditures for Bureau programs/projects. The incumbent's focus will include, but not be restricted to, developing and implementing internal financial controls relating to budget execution and the disbursement and accounting of funds for INL's present and future post conflict multi-billion dollar programs in civilian police training and elsewhere as assigned. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES• Provides financial guidance to project managers and other division employees in program countries. Provides advice and assistance to other staff members, as appropriate and senior managers on financial management and financial or contract processing problems or issues. Develops and/or modifies methods and techniques, as required, to resolve accounting or auditing problems and explains such changes to all staff members, and overseas posts when appropriate, to ensure their awareness of and familiarity with such procedures. • Works closely with the Division Chief and other senior staff to develop and implement comprehensive financial standard operating procedures, as well as oversight guidelines for all overseas operations required by the Bureau's programs managed and/or monitored by the division. • In conjunction with Division Chief, formulates and/or implements policies for the accounting of post-conflict funds (e.g. imposition of internal limitation on expenditures, tracking and monitoring requirements, and recommendations to the Assistant Secretary on how best to account for post-conflict program fund usage). In response to new program responsibilities or unique circumstances, initiates methods to ensure proper funding for critical elements of the new program's budget, such as development of a comprehensive initial budget for the newly established functions both in the domestic and overseas arena. • Implements subsidiary accounting and reporting information as needed to enable management to provide close and timely oversight of INL's post-conflict programs, including review of LOA and IA financial terms prior to finalization and follow-up on existing LOA and IA financial clauses. Participates in decision-making sessions, advising Division staff on regulatory requirements, financial policies, the interpretation of data, and program improvements through analysis of program operations, financial management reviews, monthly reports, and systems edits. • Conducts financial and property management internal control reviews on all post-conflict program funds monitored or managed by the division. Performs improper payment reviews. Completes reviews to ensure that Department of State and INL Bureau standards are met. Plans, develops, and coordinates financial management improvements necessary to comply with legislation and regulations as appropriate.• Works closely with the Division Chief and senior staff to forecast workload and operational requirements for use in preparing budget estimates, both developmental and execution. Participates in the development of guidance and instructions for the project teams temporarily working abroad, e.g. Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, Dubai, and elsewhere as assigned, on the development and justification of their budget estimates, and reviews final budget submissions to ensure they are in accordance with approved programs and policies. • Reviews and/or helps draft justifications for program increases or changes in the budget submissions, particularly those requiring contract actions. Works closely with Division Chief, Controller and other staff to determine priority resource needs and, advises them with respect to the adequacy of justifications for funding requests.• Provides the full range of budget oversight, planning and other services for multiple and complex foreign assistance funds that are international in scope and subject to intensive scrutiny from both the public and private sectors. • Works and regularly liaises with the INL Budget Division, as well as with the Department's centralized accounting office to assure maximum efficiencies of accounting support services for INL's post-conflict programs. • Meets all Bureau fiscal reporting requirements from an established database and in coordination with the Bureau offices and the Bureau of Resource Management. Coordinates the development of short- and long-range financial plans reflecting the widely diversified objectives of these programs. Prepares a variety of reports and recommendations based on findings, such as program funding burn rates, actual vs. projected expenditures, noncompliance with regulations, inefficient operations, or improper practices. Develops and implements financial management improvements and the way the Bureau tracks, manages, and monitors the usage of these funds. TRAININGS & DISTANCE LEARNING COURSES1. Completes the Contracting Officer Representative (PA296) distance-learning (DL) course through the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) within 120 days of contract award. RELATIONSHIPThe incumbent reports to the Division Chief and works with Bureau managers, cost/price analysts, financial management analysts, and program offices throughout INL, to ensure project work is completed in an efficient and effective manner, and is in compliance with financial management policies and procedures and in conformance with the Foreign Assistance Act, and other regulatory procedures and guidelines. The Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) is delegated the authority to act for the Contracting Officer in matters concerning technical clarification, inspection and, after concurrence by the Contracting Officer, acceptance of Contractor performance under the contract, including preparation of receiving reports, and the authorization of progress payments when appropriate. The COR will coordinate all work with the Contractor and review Contractor's performance at significant stages of its development. In no instance, however, shall the COR be authorized to alter or modify the specifications or the contract terms and the conditions or waive the government's requirement, price, delivery, or other terms and conditions. Such changes must be authorized, in writing, to the Contracting Officer. DELIVERABLES/REPORTSDeliverables are required under this PSC and shall include; monthly status reports, monthly evaluation of contractor performance, special reports when required and "Completion of assignment report," which shall be a compressive review of the projects in which the contractor was involved. Each report shall include a critique of and recommendations for the various projects. The completions of assignment reports are due no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the expiration of this contract. The Personal Service Contractor shall submit two (2) copies of each report as required to the following; 1. INL/Division Chief;2. INL/Team Lead Per FAR Part 4, the above referenced documents shall be incorporated and copies stored in the PSC's hard file under Section V.; Tab E - Receiving Reports. The Contractor shall prepare and submit two copies of each technical report required by the schedule of this contract (e.g., progress reports, final reports, etc.), to the Embassy INL Section and to the Program Officer, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), Department of State Washington, DC. The title page of all reports forwarded pursuant to this paragraph shall include a descriptive title, the author's name(s), contract number, project number, and title, contractor's name, name of the State Department project office, and the publication or issuance date of the report. When preparing reports, the Contractor shall refrain from using elaborate artwork, multicolor printing, and expensive paper/binding, unless it is specifically authorized in the Contract Schedule. Wherever possible, pages should be printed on both sides using single spaced type. COMPLEXITYThis position involves planning, organizing and completing financial and organizational analysis of enormous complexity. Due to the high visibility and political sensitivity of the issues in which INL is involved, there is extreme difficulty in identifying the nature of the issues and planning, organizing and determining the scope and depth of studies/audits to be undertaken. The PSC is expected to address difficult scenarios by separating the substantive nature of the programs or issues into their components and determining the nature and magnitude of programs or issues, as well as in discerning the intent of the legislation and policy statements and determining how to translate the intent into program actions. SCOPE AND EFFECTIVENESSThe PSC performs broad and extensive assignments related to a complex administrative/financial program spanning the full-range of citizen safety, law enforcement, rule of law, and counternarcotics programs in INL, which is of significant interest to the public and to Congress. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS• U.S. citizenship; able to obtain/maintain Department of State Secret Clearance, and ethics, if applicable.• Extensive experience in the financial management field, particularly as it relates to budget execution and the disbursement and accounting of funds. One year of this experience must be equivalent to the GS-12 level in the federal service.• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to interact PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in a field related to business or financial management.• Skill in using word processing, spreadsheet, and data base computer applications. Significant Microsoft Excel experience and expertise. GOVERNMENT-FURNISHED EQUIPMENTThe PSC shall be able to use a furnished with office space, a computer, office telephone, and other supplies needed for job requirements. This property will be owned and maintained by the Department of State DoS. EVALUATION CRITERIA Factor 1 Offeror's ability to apply the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations which relate to financial management analysis and budgeting in developing and implementing internal financial controls in budget execution and disbursement and accounting of funds for substantive programs. (20 Points ) Factor 2 Offeror's ability to provide financial guidance and assistance to other staff members, and senior management based on understanding of the theory, concepts, principles, and practices of accounting and/or financial and performance auditing. (20 points) Factor 3 Offeror's ability to formulate and/or implement policies for the accounting of funds (e.g. imposition of internal limitation on expenditures, tracking and monitoring requirements, and recommendations to senior managers on how best to account for program fund usage). (20 points) Factor 4 Offeror's ability to write and speak effectively in order to prepare, explain, and defend complex budgets and financial management policies and procedures, discuss controversial issues, draft justification, defend proposals, and advise and guide program officials. (20 points) Factor 5 Offeror's ability to interact with other professionals and support personnel in order to provide guidance and assistance and to be able to make recommendations on financial matters that affect the post-conflict programs. (10 points) Factor 6 Past performance evaluation of applicant's ability to perform under the contract. In conducting the evaluation, the Government reserves the right to utilize all evaluation information available at the time of evaluation, whether provided by the applicant or obtained from other sources. (10 points) COMPENSATION (BASE PAY)For award, INL will negotiate for this contract based on the market value as outlined above and overall experience relevant to the solicitation requirements. BENEFITS & ALLOWANCESAS A MATTER OF POLICY, INL NORMALLY AUTHORIZES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS AND ALLOWANCES BENEFITS - IF APPLICABLE• Employee's FICA/Medicare Contribution• Contribution toward Health and Life Insurance • Pay Comparability Adjustment • Annual Increase • Eligibility for Worker's Compensation • Annual, Sick and Home Leave • 401K Plan • MEDVAC Reimbursement ALLOWANCES IN ACCORDANCE WITH DEPARTMENT OF STATE STANDARDIZED REGULATIONS (DSSR) - IF APPLICABLE • Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance (TQSA) or Per Diem upon arrival at Post• Housing Allowance• Post Allowance• Supplemental Post Allowance • Maintenance Allowance (SMA)• Education Allowance• Educational Travel (full-time United States based secondary) • Post Hardship Differential• Danger Pay• Shipment of HHE, UAB, POV and Consumables  

Financial Program Analyst

Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs | Published July 22, 2016  -  Deadline August 19, 2016
cpvs

You have received this "Personal Services Contractor" (PSC) solicitation through the Department of State (DOS) Internet site. If you have any questions regarding this PSC, you may contact the DOS Official named in this solicitation. The Department is not responsible for any data and/or text not received when retrieving this document electronically. Amendments to solicitation documents generally contain information critical to the submission of an application. Financial Program AnalystWashington, DC Issuance Date: 07/22/2016Closing Date: 08/19/2016SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-16-046-INL SUBJECTA solicitation for a Personal Services Contractor (PSC), Department of State (DOS), Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) The United States Government (USG), represented by the DOS, seeks applications from US citizens interested in providing PSC services as described in this solicitation. PRE-AWARD ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF PSC (JUN 2011)This solicitation may result in the award of one or more personal services contracts as defined in FAR 2.101. Prior to contract award, all offerors or quotes must advise the cognizant Contracting Officer if they have a personal conflict of interest, such as a financial conflict, that would prevent them from either meeting the requirements of the clause entitled, "Post-Award Ethical Responsibilities of Personal Services Contractors," or otherwise objectively performing their contractual duties upon contract award. HOW TO APPLYOfferors proposal shall be in accordance with the requirements stated in this solicitation at the place and time specified. A proposal will be determined non-responsive and ineligible for consideration unless all required documents and information are included in the submission. Offerors shall ensure their resume demonstrates their possession of the minimum qualifications outlined in this Solicitation, as well as their ability to fulfill all required duties. The Government is not responsible for any costs incurred by the offeror during the solicitation process. Proposals must include the following and not exceed twenty (20) pages: 1) Form OF-612 (Completed and signed)2) Resume 3) Three letters of recommendation OR three references to include contact information *** ONE PDF ATTACHMENT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED VETERAN'S PREFERANCEVeteran's preference is not applicable to this position therefore do not submit DD-214. Submit proposal via e-mail to the attention of:INL/Deborah StromE-mail: StromDG@state.gov Direct questions regarding this solicitation to:INL/Deborah StromE-mail: StromDG@state.gov INL will not accept proposals beyond the closing time/date; unless it can be determined DOS mishandled the proposal. 1. SOLICITATION NUMBER: PSC-16-046-INL2. ISSUANCE DATE: 07/22/20163. CLOSING DATE: 08/19/20164. TIME SPECIFIED FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 3:00 PM, EST 5. POSITION TITLE: INL Financial Program Analyst 6. MARKET VALUE: $53,435 - $84,044 (GS 9/11 Equivalent)7. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: One year from date of award and four option years8. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Washington, DC9. JOB DESCRIPTION: See below GENERAL STATEMENT OF THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONTRACT AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTRACTOR:This position is located in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Office of Resource Management (INL/RM). The incumbent of this position serves as a Financial Program Analyst in the Contract Administration Support Division (CAS), and for oversight purposes reports to a supervisory team leader. The Office of Resource Management is responsible for the development and execution of the Bureau's budget, and for the administration of all INL's international counter-narcotics and law enforcement programs, i.e., financial, personnel, administrative, acquisition, information management, and post conflict and emerging program development and program evaluation and oversight. INL programs overseas are managed by US Embassy Foreign Service and personal services contract personnel serving in INL Sections who work with their host nation counterparts to develop requirements and oversee project implementation. Much of INL's assistance is in the form of contracts for a wide range of services in support of law enforcement, rule of law and counter-narcotics programs as well as for equipment and materiel. At present, the estimated value of active service contracts is approximately $1.2B. To successfully manage current and future contracts, the Bureau must have staff dedicated to constantly monitoring the inherent financial and contract requirements fueling INL's programs. The CAS Division provides INL the means to manage these financial and contract functions by supporting and interfacing with the relevant entities within the Bureau (Regional and Functional Program Offices, other Divisions within INL/RM), as well as with Embassy staff and appropriate elements within the interagency.The Division is comprised of professionals with expertise in program management, financial management and contract management who serve on specific program and project teams. CAS works closely with regionally-focused and functionally-focused program officers, as well as interagency and Embassy staff all of whom are responsible for developing and implementing INL programs overseas. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Financial/Program Analyst in INL/RM/CAS. To perform duties crossing three specialties: budget analysis, financial management of resources, and program analysis. Additionally, incumbent will analyze, develop, and evaluate issues and courses of action related to managed programs and/or special projects. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provides INL country programs with the highest level of accounting and financial management support. • Plans, develops and conducts financial analyses for contracts ranging from highly complex, multi-million dollar to lower dollar projects. Prepares financial reports for program officials for planning and informational purposes. Reviews aged invoices and conducts improper payment reviews as necessary. • Supports domestic and overseas program managers in complying with financial management policies and procedures, including those contained in the Foreign Affairs Manual, Federal Acquisition Regulation, and other regulatory sources.• Coordinates financial contract management activities between multiple contractors, Department offices and bureaus, INL's program offices and posts, as well as with other government agencies. • Maintains close coordination with INL's budget execution and budget fund control divisions to ensure accurate fiscal data reporting. • Reviews status of funds in GFMS and COAST on a monthly basis to ensure that the accounts are being maintained accurately. Assists with reviewing contract expenditures and reconciles differences between budget and project expenditure reports.• Support requests for documentation and reports from auditors and oversight community in coordination with the post INL Section and the corresponding INL regional office (INL/AME, INL/AP, INL/EA, and INL/WHP).• As required, may also provide financial technical oversight, coordination, analysis, and review of projects. • Assists with the preparation of independent government cost estimates utilizing past award documents and market research. Assists with analysis and review of price proposals for reasonableness of costs. • Participates in working groups, coordinates findings, and makes recommendations to management on appropriate course to follow.• Drafts well-written information and decision memoranda and reports presenting, defending, or justifying management analysis and recommendations.• Recommends solutions and briefs managers, both within and outside the Bureau on outcome of meetings.• As may be required, performs the duties of contracting officer's representative (COR) or government technical monitor (GTM), as required, in accordance with the Foreign Affairs Handbook, or provides technical guidance and advice sufficient to enable others to effectively perform COR or GTM duties.TRAININGS & DISTANCE LEARNING COURSESComplete the Contracting Officer Representative (PA296) distance-learning (DL) course through the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) within 120 days of contract award. RELATIONSHIPThe incumbent serves as a member of a team with responsibility for financial and contract administration of specific region, country and functional contracts. Each team is responsible for managing the full pre- to post-award life cycle of assigned contracts to optimize INL's accountability on these high visibility programs. The Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) is delegated the authority to act for the Contracting Officer in matters concerning technical clarification, inspection and, after concurrence by the Contracting Officer, acceptance of Contractor performance under the contract, including preparation of receiving reports, and the authorization of progress payments when appropriate. The COR will coordinate all work with the Contractor and review Contractor's performance at significant stages of its development. In no instance, however, shall the COR be authorized to alter or modify the specifications or the contract terms and the conditions or waive the government's requirement, price, delivery, or other terms and conditions. Such changes must be authorized, in writing, to the Contracting Officer. DELIVERABLES/REPORTSDeliverables are required under this PSC and shall include; quarterly status reports, special reports when required and "Completion of assignment report," which shall be a comprehensive review of the projects in which the contractor was involved. Each report shall include a critique of, and recommendations for, the various projects. The completions of assignment reports are due no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the expiration of this contract. The Personal Service Contractor shall submit copies of each report as required to the following; 1. INL/Team Lead2. INL Division Chief Per FAR Part 4, the above referenced documents shall be incorporated and copies stored in the PSC's hard file under Section V.; Tab E - Receiving Reports. The Contractor shall prepare and submit an electronic copy of each technical report required by the schedule of this contract (e.g., progress reports, final reports, etc.), to INL/RM/CAS. The title page of all reports forwarded pursuant to this paragraph shall include a descriptive title, the author's name(s), contract number, project number, and title, contractor's name, name of the State Department project office, and the publication or issuance date of the report. When preparing reports, the Contractor shall refrain from using elaborate artwork, multicolor printing, and expensive paper/binding, unless it is specifically authorized in the Contract Schedule. COMPLEXITYThis position involves planning, organizing and completing financial and organizational analysis ranging from the routine to the complex. SCOPE AND EFFECTIVENESSThe PSC performs broad and extensive assignments related to administrative/financial programs spanning the full range of law enforcement, rule of law, and counter-narcotics programs in INL, which is of significant interest to the public and to Congress. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS• U.S. citizen, eligible for a Secret State Department security clearance.• Demonstrated experience in financial management, including a full understanding of appropriation concepts, principles, laws and regulations. Experience with contract administration. One year of this experience must be equivalent to at least the GS-8 level in the federal service. • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, as well as the ability to interact with individuals at all levels.• Demonstrated ability to multi-task, working on and bearing responsibility for several simultaneous in-country and US-based projects, while keeping the overall program and bureau goals in perspective.• Demonstrated ability to operate both independently and as part of a team, and contribute effectively.• Proficiency in using word processing, spreadsheet, and data base computer applications. Significant Microsoft Excel experience and expertise is required.• Proven ability to successfully complete the FSI Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) online course within the first 120 days of assignment. Desired Qualifications• Understanding of contract administration principles, regulations and procedures, including US Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), DOS Acquisition Regulations, and commercial procurement procedures.• Understanding and experience with the Department of State's Global Financial Management System (GFMS), the overseas Regional Financial Management System (RFMS), as well as the Consolidated Overseas Accountability Support Toolbox (COAST). • Prior experience working in an overseas financial section. GOVERNMENT-FURNISHED EQUIPMENTThe PSC shall be able to use a furnished office space, a computer, office telephone, and other supplies needed for job requirements. This property will be owned and maintained by the Department of State. EVALUATION CRITERIA:Factor 1: Financial/Project Management (30 Points)Offeror's ability to apply the laws, regulations, policies, procedures, methods and techniques of financial management related to budgeting, cost analysis and financial analysis work: exercises judgement and where guidelines are non-existent, utilizes initiative and originality in developing and applying guidelines. Factor 3: Communication (30 points)Offeror's ability to plan, organize and negotiate effectively with fellow analysts and management to accept and implement recommendations where proposals involve substantial resources and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures. Ability to prepare all required documentation to support the Department's position and to analyze all documents related to the contract pricing prior to making final recommendations to senior DOS officials. Factor 4: Knowledge/Abilities (20 Points)Knowledge of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution, its process, procedures, terminology and guidance documents. Knowledge of contract administration as it applies to financial aspects of the contract. Factor 5: Past Performance (20 points)Past Performance evaluation of applicant's ability to perform under contract. (In conducting the evaluation, the Government reserves the right to utilize all evaluation information available at the time of evaluation, whether provided by the applicant or obtained from other sources.) COMPENSATION (BASE PAY)For award, INL will negotiate for this contract based on the market value as outlined above and overall experience relevant to the solicitation requirements. BENEFITS & ALLOWANCESAS A MATTER OF POLICY, INL NORMALLY AUTHORIZES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS AND ALLOWANCES BENEFITS - IF APPLICABLE• Employee's FICA/Medicare Contribution• Contribution toward Health and Life Insurance • Pay Comparability Adjustment • Annual Increase • Eligibility for Worker's Compensation • Annual, Sick and Home Leave • 401K Plan • MEDVAC Reimbursement ALLOWANCES IN ACCORDANCE WITH DEPARTMENT OF STATE STANDARDIZED REGULATIONS (DSSR) - IF APPLICABLE • Temporary Quarters Subsistence Allowance (TQSA) or Per Diem upon arrival at Post• Housing Allowance• Post Allowance• Supplemental Post Allowance • Maintenance Allowance (SMA)• Education Allowance• Educational Travel (full-time United States based secondary) • Post Hardship Differential• Danger Pay• Shipment of HHE, UAB, POV and Consumables  

SNL Financial Unlimited Licenses

Department of the Treasury, Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) | Published February 3, 2016  -  Deadline February 10, 2016
cpvs

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) hereby gives notice of its intent to award a contract to SNL Financial LC at 1 SNL Plz., Charlottesville, VA, on a sole source basis in accordance with FAR 6.302-1-only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The OCC has a requirement to establish a contract for an unlimited number of licenses for access to the SNL Unlimited database, which provides breaking news, financial data, and expert analysis on business sectors-Banking, Insurance, Financial Services, Real Estate, Energy, and Media and Communications-critical to the global economy. The service also provides business intelligence services, Excel integration tools, merger model tools, and SNL news organization updates. The data provided by these subscriptions is unique to SNL Financial LC's research and cannot be obtained via any other source. This is not a request for competitive proposals; however, the Government will consider responses from all responsible sources received within seven (7) calendar days after the date of publication of this notice. Responses must be supported with clear and convincing evidence to clearly be able to provide the services outlined in this notice. Any responses received will only be considered for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement in lieu of the sole source described in this notice, and such determination shall be made at the sole discretion of the OCC. A redacted copy of the justification prepared for this procurement will follow at a later date.

Financial Specialist (Payroll)

Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | Published July 21, 2016  -  Deadline October 31, 2016
cpvs

FINANCIAL SPECIALIST (PAYROLL SPECIALIST) 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. SCOPE OF POSITION: The incumbent shall perform accounting functions and financial related analyses to assist the Finance 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 $25.60 to $48.27 per hour. Candidates will need to be eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate level of security clearance, 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: Office of Technical AssistanceATTN: Recruitment Coordinator1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 8th FloorWashington, DC 20006 If applying by email, submit documents to recruitment@ota.treas.gov ONLY. For consideration, emailed applications must not be sent, or contain a Cc, to any OTA, IRS, or other government personnel or email address. Please reference Solicitation A16116 on your cover letter and resume. When e-mailing, the subject line must contain the following: Solicitation A16116 - Payroll Specialist - Applicant's Last Name, First Name. Emails received not containing this subject line will be deemed non-responsive and will not be forwarded to the program office/selection official(s) for consideration. 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 October 31, 2016 although selections may be made in advance of that date. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Financial Times Online Subscription

United States International Trade Commission, Office of Facilities Management | Published February 11, 2016  -  Deadline February 18, 2016
cpvs

  The U. S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission), intends to solicit and award a Purchase Order to Financial Times Group Limited, 330 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013 under the authority of FAR 6.302-1, Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.  The USITC anticipates award of a Purchase Order, on a sole source basis, to Financial Times Group Limited for site license and enterprise access to the Financial Times online.  This site license subscription is utilized throughout the Commission to support knowledge base for broad Commission application(industries, economics, management, technology).  The anticipated period of performance is from February 23, 2016 through February 22, 2017.  This notice is not a request for competitive quotations.  A Request for Quote will not be available for this requirement.  The intent of this solicitation is for informational purposes only.  However, any information received within five days after the date of publication of this notice will be considered by the Government. Information in response to this notice may be sent to Terri Long-Miller, Contract Officer, at terri.long-miller@usitc.gov.  A determination by the Government not to compete this action is solely within the discretion of the Government.  Telephonic questions or requests are strongly discouraged.  

Financial Times online subscription

United States International Trade Commission, Office of Facilities Management | Published February 13, 2015  -  Deadline February 19, 2015
cpvs

The U. S. International Trade Commission (USITC or Commission) intends to solicit and award a Purchase Order to The Financial Times Limited (FT), New York, New York, for its online subscription, under the authority of FAR 6.302-1, Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The USITC anticipates award of a Purchase Order on a sole source basis to FT, for a site license and enterprise access to the Financial Times online (FT.com). This requirement will support a knowledge base for broad Commission application (industries, economics, management, technology). FT is the only known source that provides detailed access to primary sources and global coverage. The anticipated period of performance is twelve months, beginning February 23, 2015. This notice is not a request for competitive quotations. A solicitation will not be available for this requirement. The intent of this notice is for informational purposes only. However, any information received within five days after the date of publication of this notice will be considered by the Government. Information in response to this notice may be sent to Joy Kingsley-Ibeh, joy.kingsley-ibeh@usitc.gov. A determination by the Government not to compete this action based on this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Telephonic questions or requests are strongly discouraged.

Financial Data & Analysis Services

Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Contracts and Administrative Services | Published November 24, 2015  -  Deadline December 11, 2015
cpvs

Financial Data & Analysis Services Overview and Requirements Background: As the U.S. Government's development finance institution, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) mobilizes U.S. private capital to help solve critical development challenges in emerging markets and in doing so, advances U.S. foreign policy. Because OPIC works with the U.S. private sector, it helps U.S. businesses gain footholds in emerging markets, catalyzing revenues, jobs and growth opportunities both at home and abroad. OPIC achieves its mission by providing investors with financing, guarantees, political risk insurance, and support for private equity investment funds. OPIC currently manages a $14.5B portfolio of projects in over 105 countries and operates on a self-sustaining basis at no net cost to the American taxpayer. Since its inception, OPIC has supported over $200B of investment in developing markets and created approximately 277,000 U.S. jobs.

Financial Data Subcription

Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management | Published May 6, 2015  -  Deadline May 15, 2015
cpvs

THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN FAR SUBPART 12-6 STREAMLINED PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATION AND SOLICITATION FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS-AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTATIONS ARE BEING REQUESTED, AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED. THE SOLICITATION IS BEING ISSUED USING SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES. This solicitation is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-81, effective April 10, 2015. Interested vendors must submit all questions concerning this solicitation in writing to Mr. Michael Lamb at Lamb.Michael@dol.gov. Questions should be received by May 8, 2015 1:00pm (est). Any responses to questions will be made in writing, without identification of the questioner; and will be included as an amendment to the solicitation. The US Department of Labor (DOL), Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), Office of Policy and Research (OPR) has a requirement for Financial Data Subscription, three (3) licenses with options for up to six (6) more licenses (for a total of 9). Each license will be for a base period of twelve (12) month period, with two (2) option periods. All responsible vendors shall provide a quote in accordance with the Statement of Work (SOW) provided in the solicitation. Delivery terms shall be F.O.B. Destination. The contractor shall deliver all information electronically, including via e-mail. U.S Department of Labor/EBSA/OPR POC: David Garrett Phone: (202) 693-8332 Evaluation Criteria: The government will award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose quotation meets or exceeds all of the criteria in the Statement of Work based on the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). *Please use attached Pricing Structure* The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of any Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provision or clause may be found electronically at: http://acquisition.gov/comp/far/index.html The following clauses apply to this acquisition: 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items including subparagraphs: 52.219-28 Post-Award Small Business Program Re-Representation; 52.222-3, Convict Labor; 52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation With Authorities And Remedies; 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52-222-26, Equal Opportunity; 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; 52.225-1 Buy American Act - Supplies; 52.223-18, Contractor policy to ban text messaging while driving; 52.225-13 Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration. Department of Commerce Agency-Level Protest Procedures Level above the Contracting Officer is also incorporated. It can be downloaded at www.nist.gov/admin/od/contract/agency.htm. All quoters shall submit the following: 1) An original and one (1) copy of a quotation which addresses the SOW; 2) For the purpose of evaluating technical capability: Technical description and/or product literature which clearly details the manufacturer, make and model of the proposed product(s), addressed all required specifications, and clearly documents that the offered product(s) meet(s) or exceeds the specifications stated herein. 3) Description of commercial warranty; 4) A current copy of the Contractor's price list or catalog pages that contain pricing for the equipment/services defined within the Contractor's quotation; 5) This is an Open-Market Combined Synopsis/Solicitation for equipment as defined herein. The Government intends to award a Purchase Order as a result of this Combined Synopsis/Solicitation that will include the terms and conditions that are set forth herein. In order to facilitate the award process, ALL quotes shall include a statement regarding the terms and conditions herein as follows: The offeror shall state "The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document without modification, deletion, or addition." OR The offeror shall state "The terms and conditions in the solicitation are acceptable to be included in the award document with the exception, deletion, or addition of the following: Offeror shall list exception(s) and rationale for the exception(s) Please note that this procurement is not being conducted under the GSA Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program or another Government-Wide Area Contract (GWAC). If an offeror submits a quotation based upon an FSS or GWAC contract, the Government will not accept the quote. All quotes shall be received via email not later than May 15, 2015 11:00 AM local time, at Office of Procurement Services/USDOL, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., S-4307, Washington, D.C. 20210; Attn: Mr. Michael Lamb. E-mail quotes ARE acceptable. Fax quotes will NOT be accepted. Quotations shall not be deemed received by the Government until the entire quotation is entered into the e-mail address inbox set forth above. Statement of Work: Financial Data Subscription A. Background The Department of Labor's (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) administers and enforces the reporting, disclosure, and fiduciary requirements of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). EBSA's oversight ensures the security of the private-sector, employer-sponsored retirement, health, and other workplace related benefits of American workers and their families. EBSA is committed to educating and assisting Americans covered by private retirement, health, and other welfare benefit plans; as well as plan sponsors and members of the employee benefits community. EBSA balances proactive enforcement with compliance assistance and works diligently to provide quality assistance to plan participants and beneficiaries. EBSA's policy is to provide the highest quality of service to its customers. The Office of Policy and Research (OPR) carries out EBSA's policy responsibilities and activities on behalf of the Assistant Secretary and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy. OPR's products include policy analysis, economic research, and monitoring employee benefits policy related developments and activities. OPR also supports the Secretary and the Assistant Secretary in connection with the Secretary's duties as Chairman of the Board of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and Trustee for the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds, and provides quantitative analytic support to EBSA's enforcement and other programs and serves as EBSA's ears and voice in relevant international forums. OPR seeks access to financial data that will assist EBSA in its analysis of the financial health of plan assets of employee benefit plans and support EBSA in its regulatory responsibilities. B. Purpose In support of its mission, EBSA closely monitors financial markets and a broad range of investment vehicles. Close analysis of instruments and plan holdings allows EBSA to develop regulations best suited to protect the interests of plan beneficiaries (such as whether investments are under-performing) and identify those plans most at risk. To accomplish these goals effectively and efficiently, EBSA requires access to detailed data on a broad range of investment instruments and asset classes that the agency can easily download and analyze. The contractor shall provide the following in its data subscription and tools: • The subscription shall provide financial information (such as name of the investment, ticker, management fee, performance fees, load fees, net assets, dividend, price, price history, and historical performance) for a minimum of the following investment instruments: equities, bonds, institutional mutual funds, retail mutual funds, closed-end funds, and exchange-traded funds (EFTs). • The subscription shall provide financial information (such as name of the investment, name of the company, CUSIP, maturity date, coupon rate, coupon frequency, fees, price, price history, historical performance, and ratings) for bonds. • The subscription shall provide financial information (such as the name of the investment instrument, list of the underlying investments or strategies, management fee, performance fees, other fees, price, price history, and historical performance) for a minimum of the following investment instruments: alternative investments, pension portfolios, hedge funds, separately managed accounts (SMAs) and collective investment funds (CIFs). • The subscription shall provide comprehensive information on fees for a range of investment classes, especially mutual funds, including: the fund's ticker, inception date, net assets, net and gross expense ratio, management fees, 12b-1 fees, load fees, and share class. • The subscription shall support analysis of asset allocation, portfolios, lineups, and investment research. This analysis shall also include information on income statements, cash flows, and balance sheets. • The subscription shall include an advanced investment research platform that allows EBSA to integrate its proprietary data with the global investment data and conduct highly customized analysis. • The subscription must provide the most comprehensive and timely total net assets and flow data in the marketplace. • The subscription must offer real-time data from global sources, including all major equity and commodity exchanges (such as NYSE, NASDAQ, JPX, London, CBEX). • The tools shall allow the user to evaluate investments and portfolios at the individual financial instrument level and to support research with a searchable database. • The tools shall allow the user to create highly customized fact sheets, reports, data sets, and spreadsheets, and allow users to download more than 1000 records at once into a spreadsheet. C. Tasks EBSA seeks a subscription contract for access to the financial data and information listed above in Section B. The Contractor shall provide a subscription containing the specified data elements and the necessary maintenance during the entirety of this contract. The subscription to this financial data shall be fully functional and available throughout the entirety of the contract (except during agreed upon maintenance and update periods). If the Contractor makes updates or additions to the underlying data upon which the subscription is based, then the Contractor shall also make the same updates and additions to the subscription. C.1 Optional Task - Describle training available on use of the subscription (including materials, webinars, briefings, etc.) and specify if additional costs are associated with the training. Government may or may not exercise its right to award the optional task. D. Staff The contractor shall provide technical assistance during normal business hours. Further, the contractor shall designate both a technical and subject matter point of contact should EBSA require technical support or clarification regarding the data elements. E. Rights in Data and Copyright Throughout the period of this Agreement, the Government reserves exclusive and unlimited rights to the information provided to the Contractor, except for the information the Government makes available to the public. The Government also reserves exclusive rights to the results and findings produced by this project. The Contractor agrees that the Government may use the Product to carry out the Government 's Business Purposes, as defined herein, subject to the restrictions contained herein. The Government 's Business Purposes include: (a) sharing of the information provided by the Product ("Information") within and among Government 's employees and agents with a need to know; (b) incorporating portions of Information either in unmodified ("raw") or summary ("aggregate") form, into works that the Government creates, including, but not limited to: research papers (such as papers prepared for publication in academic journals), speeches, testimony, reports, official publications, and internal documents (created works hereinafter collectively, " Work Product"): and (c) sharing descriptive documentation provided by the Contractor regarding the Services (such as user guides and data dictionaries) within the EBSA and with government agencies (e.g. the United States Department of Treasury, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Financial Stability Oversight Council) who have a need to know such Information. The Government 's Work Product will not incorporate Information in a quantity or manner that would cause the Work Product to constitute a substitute for the purchase of the Product from the Contractor.

Financial Workbooks

Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection | Published June 22, 2015  -  Deadline July 1, 2015
cpvs

(1) 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 the notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (2) The solicitation number is HSBP1015Q0123 and is issued as a request for quote (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-82. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 511130 with a small business size standard of 500 employees. (3) This procurement shall be small business set-aside. All qualified, responsible sources may submit an offer that shall be considered by the agency. Offerors are advised that they are responsible for obtaining amendments. The resulting contract shall be awarded to the offeror who provides the lowest price technically acceptable. Prior to award, U.S. Customs and Border Protection shall inspect the proposed facility to ensure it meets the requirements of the Statement of Work (SOW) for technical acceptability. (4) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Indianapolis, IN intends to award a contract for financial workbooks. It is required that all contractors submitting a quote review the attached STATEMENT OF WORK to review all requirements. All contractors submitting a quote shall be required to meet the requirements found in the STATEMENT OF WORK. (5) The DHS, Customs and Border Protection require all questions and quotes must be submitted to Gary.Orr@dhs.gov. (6) Note: Period of performance shall be one base year plus four one-year option years. (7) Attachments: 1: Statement of work (SOW) 2: Quote form

Solicitation for USPSC - Senior Financial Manager

Agency for International Development, Washington D.C. | Published June 29, 2015  -  Deadline July 13, 2015
cpvs

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in providing Personal Services Contract (PSC) services as a Senior Financial Manager with the Bureau for Global Health Office of Programs, Policy, and Planning (GH/P3). The PSC contract is expected to be three (3) years in duration with two (2) one-year renewal periods. A description of the position, required skills and education, and application information can be found in SOL-OAA-15-000121 (attached).