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United Kingdom-Bristol: Accounting and auditing services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Finance Support Partner
The UK MOD's Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is notifying the market of a potential forthcoming procurement to appoint a finance support partner.
Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area.
DE&S is seeking to place a contract that should enable direct resource support from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals to cover specific assignments, and for task-based activities with clearly defined deliverables in a fixed time period.
The range of services to be provided includes:
— financial accounting — transaction analysis and processing,
— accounting treatment advice and analysis – of extant contracts and planned,
— management accounts reporting,
— inventory accounting,
— annual accounts and reports,
— audit and compliance services – internal control and compliance (ISO9001),
— forensic accounting,
— systems accounting advice and support.
This arrangement will exclude project cost modelling and support to P3M Earned Value Management (EVM) related activities which are already provided for in other DE&S delivery partner contracts.
A dynamic pre-qualification questionnaire may be issued after receipt of expressions of interest.
The authority is interested in suppliers who have a local base in Bristol.
The contractor will be responsible for any travel to/from MOD Abbey Wood.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.
Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk
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GO Reference: GO-202023-DCB-15924466