Jan 14, 2020

Job ID 2019-3479 FIAR Audit Coach SME US-San Antonio

  • OBXtek Inc
  • San Antonio, TX, U.S.
Full-Time Defense Engineering Finance Government Other Science

Job Description


OBXtek Inc. is an established, award-winning, service disabled veteran owned business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. Our corporate growth has coincided with our investment in our employees as well as in outreach to our civilian and military community.


FIAR Audit SME / Financial Examiner / Government Real Property Specialist

Period of Performance: September 25, 2018 – September 24, 2020
Place of Performance: Joint Base Lackland, San Antonio, TX, USA
• This role is considered a senior position that will work alongside other Financial Examiners.
• Work environment is interactive and collaborative
• Telework on case-by-case basis for extenuating circumstances only will be reviewed


Position Description:
The Air Force Real Estate Transaction Division (AFCEC/CIT) provides services and expertise for/in the Air Force real estate program and electronically processes these actions for coordination with various offices on its way to gaining a signature of approval or decision. CIT is considered the execution arm for Higher Headquarters (HHQ) established policy and as such implements installation level procedures to ensure the highest level of adherence to Air Force policy. CIT also has a large role in the audit that began in September 2018 that requires a high level of interaction with installations from year to year. CIT is a key stakeholder and sole executioner of the AF Accountability program providing guidance and expertise to installations and HHQ. All transactions, taskers and request for information are processed through the CIT Workflow program.


The AFCEC/CIT mission also provides a comprehensive training program to installation Real Property Offices (RPO) that provides each installation with the knowledge and expertise needed to execute the installations real property program. AF installations operate under different missions and circumstances.


In order to satisfy this interest, Real Estate/Real Property instruments and transactions are the mechanism to manage the use of land and/or facilities. These instruments are processed for approval according to size, value, and length of term to meet the AF mission requirements. There are several types of transactional packages with varying types of Key Supporting Documents (KSDs) which are mandatory for the execution of each instrument. The Contractor will be responsible for obtaining and monitoring the movement of these packages in accordance with the Real Estate/Real Property transaction checklists. The transactions may include the following: Acquisitions, Disposals, Leases, Licenses, Permits, Easements, Right-of-Entries and Withdrawn Public Land. The Contractor shall assist with processing and tracking these packages in accordance with the current delegations of approval authority using existing processes illustrated within the AFCEC/CIT playbook.

The candidate will handle the following tasks:

• Assist AFCEC/CIT to bring expired AF grants to a current status.
• Perform independent technical reviews of Real Estate/Real Property packages submitted by installations to insure KSD are included. Reviews shall assess technical accuracy/completeness and compliance with applicable regulations, statutory authorities, and policies.
• The independent technical reviews shall assist installation personnel in providing a quality Real Estate/Real Property transaction package to achieve mission goals, plans, and other recommendations established by Air Force and DoD policies, guidance, statutes and regulations.
• This process is repeatable but may require consultation to determine next steps as some transactions are more complicated than others. Minimum of 50 transactional packages shall be reviewed/processed for execution per month by each Contractor employee supporting expired transactions.
• Provide the same services identified above for active grants soon to expire. Minimum of 25 transactional packages shall be reviewed/processed for execution per month by each Contractor employee supporting active transactions.
• Assess/analyze the current AFCEC/CIT Financial Improvement Audit Remediation, (FIAR) program and provide recommendations for improvement to more effectively manage and execute the program objectives.
• Interact with base level personnel, HQ AF/A4/A7 and other internal CIT Action Officers (AOs), regarding FIAR and accountability of RP in the AF system of record (Automated Civil Engineer System (ACES RP)) and/or NEXGEN.
• Perform technical reviews of installations APSR data, analytical data from other sources, and provide an assessment of the accuracy of data.
• Review Corrective Action Plan (CAP) data while providing the Key Supporting Documentation.
• Be the direct point of contact for interfacing with the Air Force’s Independent Public Accounting (IPA) firm on behalf of AFCEC by facilitating communications all while providing audit observation, oversite, and discussions in related meetings.
• Provide Financial Improvement Audit Remediation Audit Coach determinations to the AFCEC/CIT FIAR/Accountability team in collaboration with the IPA firm, SAF/FM and HQ AF/A4/A7, by researching Notifications of Findings/Recommendations (NFRs) requests and drafting responses to the NFRs.
• Provide Administrative Support to track and communicate the results of all APSR, NFR and CAP data analysis to installations.


1. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Civil Engineering and currently practicing in Federal Government Real Property.
2. Must be a Subject Matter Expert in the area FIAR .
3. At least 10 years of Federal Government Real Property experience required.
4. At least 5 years of Air Force FIAR experience required.
5. Must possess a Secret Clearance.



Company Information

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 


Civil & Structural Engineering  



Security Clearance

Active Secret

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