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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

seeking contract closeout specialist DC Metro area

We are seeking contract closeout specialists to perform a variety of tasks in support of customer monthly deliverables and requirements.

US Citizenship and current security clearance or the ability to obtain a security clearance is required.

We are an organization serving the blind and visually impaired community. We especially encourage candidates who are blind or visually impaired to apply for positions. Resumes will also be retained for future opportunities.


• Complete contract close out process as required by standard operating procedures and directed by office supervisor
• Maintain 100% accountability of folder/documents throughout the close out process.
• Responsible for contacting agencies to acquire written payment history through electronic or verbal means.
• Responsible for contacting manufacturers or contractors to acquire written delivery history through electronic or verbal means.
• Determine if obligated funds match required payment or if there is an opportunity to de-obligate funds or a need to obligate additional funds with supervisor review.
• Provide completed folder for close-out review by contract closeout supervisor.
• Prepare closeout documents for contracting officer review and approval as required by standard operating procedures.
• Complete daily and weekly reports to track metrics throughout the close-out procedure.
• Provide customer service as required by contracting officers concerning folders presented for close-out.
• Upon closure of contract, redistribute folder for temporary storage awaiting destruction.
• Various contracts to close include Fixed Price, Cost Reimbursable, Labor and Hours, and Time and Materials.
• Assist in improving existing standard operating procedures to improve productivity.

Education/Experience Requirements:

• Minimum four year degree or equivalent work experience; 24 credit hours college level business coursework (preferred)
• Minimum completion of required training to include Completion of Defense Acquisition University CON 100 - Shaping Smart Business Arrangements
• Contract Close Out (ESI or other qualified provider) and Procurement system specific training as needed to satisfy the requirements of resulting Task Orders (SPS/PD2, etc.).
• Previous business and/or procurement experience (preferred)
• Must be familiar with quick closeout procedures according to FAR.
• Familiarity with recording indirect rates.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

1. Strong proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access)
2. Proficiency using needed Assistive technology
3. Ability to work in large contract environment.
4. Ability to use independent discretion.
5. Willingness to work in a flexible, fast-paced environment.
6. Ability to work in team environment.
7. Excellent communication skills

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements. No phone calls please.

• Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
• do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers
• OK to highlight this job opening for persons with disabilities

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Re: seeking contract closeout specialist DC Metro area

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