Notice ID RFI-DJF-21-1200-PR-0000586
“The purpose of this RFI is to gather information from vendors and organizations that can provide Accounting, Financial, Management and Auditing Support Services for the Finance and Facilities Division.”
“The contractor personnel provided under this SOW shall be required to quickly establish a thorough understanding of the FBI’s key financial management processes and procedures, data, systems, reports and controls; build effective relationships with process owners across the organization; understand the requirements to successfully complete the activities that are in process and require assistance; develop and maintain tools and templates for new processes, processes to be improved and workarounds; gain functional systems knowledge; acquire knowledge of decisions that were made that lead to current state; and leverage lessons learned to successfully complete and file auditable financial statements.
For each are of support, documentation shall be available to support decisions made, transactions posted, and adjustments performed so the FBI can provide the necessary financial statement assertions to the data within the financial statements. Any support provided to the FBI should consider existing efforts and leverage available documentation from FFD process owners, other FFD sections and offices, A-123 assessments, to avoid unnecessary duplication of efforts.
The range of support and services to be provided to the Financial Processing Services Section, Accounting and Technology Section and the Audit Unit, shall include but not limited to, the following:
- System Functionality- Assessing UFMS and interface functionality (e.g. detailed reports, trail balance, General Ledger detail, Undelivered Orders and proper posting of transactions) and suggesting business process improvements. Assisting in successful implementation/interface of U.S. Treasury Invoice Processing Platform (IPP), the Central Accounting Reporting System (CARS), Governmentwide Treasury Account Symbol Adjusted Trail Balance System (GTAS), Inter-Governmental Payment and Collection (IPAC) System and the FBI Enterprise Process Automation System (EPAS) and related data.
- Audit Support Services- Supporting the planning and execution of all functions in the Audit Unit’s annual audit plan and ad hoc projects as they arise. These include, but not limited to: Audit Liaison assistance for all aspects of the Financial Statement Audit, OMB Circular A-123 Internal Controls Assessment –Business Processes and Information Systems general control reviews, Enterprise Rick Management, Internal audits of business processes, operational programs, Risk assessment procedures, SharePoint site development and maintenance and any other areas identified for review.
- Annual Financial Audit Preparation- Providing support and guidance on the annual financial audit. Apply understanding of Federal accounting requirements and reporting and provide expert support in order to obtain secure a…”