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USASOC Special Activities Resource Management (SARM) Support

Statement of Work

13 January 2022

1.1 DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION REQUIRING SUPPORT

The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Deputy Chief of Staff-Comptroller (DCSCMP) is responsible for resourcing the Army Special Operations Forces (ARSOF). The Comptroller correspondingly provides financial management and technical support on budget formulation and execution and other financial issues pertaining to Special Operations Forces (SOF) mission activities. The Comptroller monitors, tracks, and manages funding, monitors support provided to SOF activities and their designated Executive Agents. The Comptroller is also responsible to track, monitor, and execute USSOCOM’s funding in support of contingency operations worldwide.

1.2 TASK PURPOSE/SCOPE

Provide USASOC DCSCMP Accounting, Budget Analysis, Management Analysis, and Financial Management Operations support services at Fort Bragg and the National Capital Region (NCR). This effort will provide financial management and technical support to the USASOC DCS, Comptroller on budget formulation and execution and other financial issues pertaining to SOF mission activities in the form of manpower augmentation support services to meet USSOCOM OCO programs requirements.

2.0 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

The contractor shall be responsible for meeting the following general requirements, as well as the specific requirements identified in Section 3 of this SOW.

2.1 TRANSITION

The contractor shall be responsible for executing smooth transition and for ensuring fully qualified personnel are in place on day one of performance for each position. The contractor shall ensure no interruption of mission occurs during the transition period. Throughout the transition, it is essential that attention be given to minimize interruptions or delays to work in progress that would impact the mission.

The Government will coordinate with the contractor to ensure transfer of work control, delineating the method for processing and assigning tasks. The contractor shall provide weekly updates during the transition period (until all FTEs are in place) to ensure the Government is fully informed of the transition status and any issues that may be identified.

2.2 QUALIFIED PERSONNEL

The contractor shall be responsible for providing personnel that meet the required skills and qualifications as set forth in Table 4.1 of this SOW. The contractor shall ensure personnel are fully trained to meet mission requirements from day one of performance.

2.3 MANAGEMENT OF ISSUES

The contractor shall address all performance issues and customer complaints to ensure the requirements defined in the SOW are satisfied and issues resolved within 3 business days.

2.4 MANAGEMENT OF POSITIONS SHORTFALLS (RETENTION/FILL RATES)

A Full Time Equivalent for this task order equates to 1,920 hours per year. The contractor shall ensure any absences (including leave, medical emergencies, etc) lasting more than ten consecutive workdays are back-filled with a qualified candidate for the duration of the absence or until permanently filled. The contractor shall ensure fully qualified personnel are in place to fill vacancies IAW the Service Delivery Summary (SDS) when personnel depart this task order.

Surge capacity is defined as operational requirements which require additional contractor work hours to support operational needs or contingences. The contractor shall ensure that surge capacity, when approved by the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), is met by additional hours worked by contractor personnel currently assigned to the task order. Surge hours shall be scheduled as required during after-duty hours, weekends, and holidays.

3.0 SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS.

The contractor shall: Establish and maintain a cost-effective program to track, monitor, and report all funding allocated to additional SMU operations; establish and maintain a cost-effective program to assist in providing oversight and policy guidance for the entire DCSCMP directorate, and establish and maintain a cost-effective program to assist in providing oversight and policy guidance of USASOC's OCO programs. The Contractor shall understand the operational context of Special Mission Unit (SMU) missions.

3.1 BUDGET FORMULATION AND EXECUTION SUPPORT

Assist in analyzing, providing advice and recommendations, and coordinating required actions on SOF mission activities, operational and logistics issues with funding implications for USASOC.

Assist with the tracking, monitoring, and funding execution of USASOC’s participation in specified SOF mission activities

Support the monitoring, tracking, and management of funding, and monitor the support provided to the SOF activities and their designated Executive Agents.

Assist and coordinate with applicable staff directorates status of current and future mission budget formulation requirements

Assist with Joint Reviews, Negative Unliquidated Obligations (NULO) reconciliation, and prior year reconciliation accounting functions

Provide budget-related financial analysis and recommendations on matters such as fund availability, effects of budgetary changes on related activities, and the status and use of funds

Interpret Office of Budget and Management (OMB) budget guidance, and provide associated exhibits and justification books, such as CB/JB in response to congressional requests/inquires.

Track SMU special access programs obligations and expenditures in accordance with (IAW) pertinent laws and regulations.

3.2 ACCOUNTING SUPPORT

Provide support to an Army Service Component Command (ASCC) element that provides oversight and administrative control to subordinate organizations

Provide public and private accounting and budgeting services for the development, management, and review of financial and banking records for proprietary Department of Defense (DoD commercial entities.

Provide federal, state, and local Government accounting services, as well as private accounting and budgeting services for the development, management, and review of financial and banking records for proprietary DoD commercial entities.

Support monitoring, tracking, and management of funding, and monitor the support provided to the SOF activities and their designated Executive Agents.

Support periodic auditing, advise and assist in accounting staff tax-related training development and assist in the relationship development with commercial business entities.

Review Statements of Work (SOW), Statements of Objectives (SOO), Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE), and Life Cycle Cost Estimates for accuracy.

Determine the necessary adjustments required to close-out the subsidiary and general ledger accounts, and provide advice and technical assistance on continuing resolution allocations, apportionments, allowances, and requests for additional funds

3.3 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND TRAVEL SUPPORT

Monitor and process financial management operations through a variety of execution, oversight, audit, and investigative processes to identify and develop corrective actions for management control issues

Assist in the development, implementation, and management of military pay, travel, and accounts payable systems and procedures.

Support military travel in DTS drafting and completing travel orders, travel vouchers, monthly accounting reconciliation and assist with travel debt notification, processing, and suspense management.

Ensure adequacy of policies analysis, accuracy of records and controls to ensure implementation, and internal management controls sustainment compliance are in accordance with United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) standards

Review and analyze reports Army Audit Agency (AAA), Department of Army (DA), GAO, Inspector General (IG), Armed Service Component Command (ASCC), Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), and local internal review or other investigations including those generated by automated systems, and advises supervisor of appropriate actions.

Provide technical advice and assistance on internal matters involving regulatory requirements, statutory provisions, procedures, systems, or problems arising from changes in missions, programs, or organizational structure

Support funds execution and reviews, reports development, tri-annual reviews of unliquidated obligations (ULOs), the preparation and processing of Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs), and the management of funds from other accounting, budget line item management, and accounts payable activities

Ensure that obligations and expenditures are executed in accordance with pertinent laws and regulations

Determine the necessary adjustments required to close-out the subsidiary and general ledger accounts, and provide advice and technical assistance on continuing resolution allocations, apportionments, allowances, and requests for additional funds

3.4 POLICY FORMULATION AND GUIDANCE SUPPORT

Assist in coordinating actions, addressing issues, and providing policy guidance and recommendations pertaining to the provision of common support, base operating support, and direct headquarters' support to the SOF mission activities

Assist in the preparation and review of financial policies and procedures and Executive Agreements (Memorandums of Agreement/Understanding) for the Command

Assist in ensuring that crafted policies apply to a variety of disciplines and are incorporated into a wide array of guidance at the ACE and lower levels to ensure compliance

Assist in coordinating policies with existing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and future operational plans for mission activities requiring resource management support

3.5 RISK AND SECURITY

Develop and maintain a Task Risk Management Plan (TRMP) to support program risk planning, identification, analysis, responses, monitoring, and control. TRMP shall address risks c