Finance and HR Support Services Contract
The SSRO is seeking to award a contract for the provision of outsourced Finance and HR Support services.
- Software package and information systems – 48000000
Location of contract
Value of contract
14 January 2019
13 February 2019
Contract start date
01 August 2019
Contract end date
31 July 2022
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The Defence Reform Act 2014 established the Single Source Regulations Office (“SSRO”) as an independent regulator of the UK Government’s procurement of single source military equipment and services. The SSRO is the custodian of the single source procurement framework and has a number of functions under the Act and the Single Source Contract Regulations 2014.
The SSRO is seeking to award a contract for the provision of outsourced Finance and HR Support services. The SSRO requires these services to ensure the efficient and effective discharge of its functions.
The Finance and HR Support services which the SSRO requires are summarised in the table below:
Financial Accounting Services: maintain the integrity of the financial database and chart of accounts by undertaking periodic housekeeping and reconciliation routines on the General Ledger.
Management Accounting Service: maintain the integrity of the structures (e.g. chart of accounts, activity centre structure, journal definitions) within the financial database.
Resource accounts: ensure this element of the Annual Report and Accounts provides a true and fair view of the SSRO’s financial position at the time of the preparation of the accounts.
Payments to suppliers and employees: provision of a payments service via a secure environment within the parameters of available systems controls, for the upload of purchase ledger transactions, through to the production and dispatch of the required payment instrument, (including BACS and CHAPS).
Delivery of a payroll service that is legally compliant with all relevant HMRC submissions completed. The SSRO has 1 monthly payroll and its current resource is circa 50 employees.
Delivery of a fully managed integrated HR service that provides HR administration functions including self-service functionality.
The SSRO is seeking to award the above outsourced service(s) to a contractor, which will run for a minimum term of 3 years.
About the buyer
The Single Source Regulations Office
3rd Floor, Finlaison House,
15-17 Furnival Street
Appendix 1: Brief
Appendix 2: Response to Tender Questions
Appendix 3: Pricing Schedule
Appendix 4: KPI – Service Standards
Appendix 5: Standard Terms and Conditions for Services
Appendix 6: Form of Tender
Appendix 7: Statement of Conduct
How to apply
Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.