financial & acquisition management
AAI’s Financial & Acquisition team leverages information technology to create and host web-based solutions to support acquisition, contracts administration & closeout, market research/source selection and extensive financial & accounting reconciliation to enable fiduciary reporting.
AAI’s support teams provide tailored, cradle-to-grave, professional acquisition support services. Our familiarity with the nuances of initiating a customized contract management approach, using multiple contractual instruments including Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Time and Materials (T&M), Cost Reimbursable, and Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) allows us to assist our customers achieve an acquisition strategy that meets their specific program requirements. Our teams have successfully assisted in the development and implementation of Acquisition Plans, Source Selection Plans, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotes (RFQs), Performance Work Statements (PWS), Statements of Work (SOWs), Statements of Objectives (SOOs), and Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans (QASPs). Additionally, we support the development of Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), Justifications and Approvals (J&As), Determinations and Findings (D&Fs), and Price Negotiation Memorandums (PNMs)
We help our clients manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data and the systems and processes used for those purposes. We also coordinate application Certification and Accreditation (C&A) efforts to ensure that systems and major applications adhere to formal and established security requirements that are well documented and authorized.
Our team of professional financial and acquisition experts include professionally certified, MBAs, CPAs, CDFMs and former DAWIA-Level-III Contracting Officers with expertise and 100+ years of combined experience from numerous government and commercial agencies such as:
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
- Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
- Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
- Navy Office of Financial Operations
- Naval Sea Systems Command
- Naval Air Systems Command
- Office of Naval Research
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- Defense Threat Reduction Agency
- Defense Threat Reduction Agency
- Department of Homeland Security
- Department of Transportation
- Department of Health & Human Services
- Department of State
- Commission on Civil Rights
- Small Business Administration
- Department of Defense
Under AAI’s Acquisition Services Division, ASD our team of experts have performed services such as:
- DAWIA, Level-III cradle-to-grave “subject matter expert” services in research development & analysis, policy and quality assurance;
- Acquisition program assessment-pre-solicitation, acquisition planing, source selection, technical evaluation, cost/price analysis, justifications & approvals;
- Negotiation, post-award contract & procurement administration, technical support, contract closeout & procurement system administration & processing.
AAI has harnessed our expertise to create and host web-based solutions to leverage its ASD operations such as:
- Contracts Closeout Database
- Grants Closeout Database
- Document Control Log
- File Room Manager
- Contractor Resource Listing
AAI’s Financial Services Division, FSD, emerged from our Chief Financial Services Officer, Paul Halsey’s background in public accountancy, federal audit and regulatory expertise to support emerging enterprises and non-profit organizations. It started with financial accounting, audit preparation and Government contract consulting.
financial services division
AAI has evolved from our CFSO’s experience in the year 2000 providing financial accounting, problem disbursements resolution and reconciliations, principally with the U.S. Navy’s Standard Tracking Accounting Reporting System (STARS). He facilitated the migration of the 2nd largest U.S. Navy Systems Command (SYSCOM) to a converged Enterprise Resource Process (SAP-N-ERP). Mr. Halsey distinguished himself as a “subject matter expert”, sought by U.S. Navy clients and its large support contractors to implement the Department of Navy Financial Improvement, Financial Improvement Audit Readiness Programs to implement the Chief Financial Officer’s Act of 1990 and subsequent laws.