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Alphapointe Contract Closeout Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri

As part of its mission, Alphapointe provides preferential hiring to people with vision impairments (legally blind). Alphapointe is a non-profit agency whose mission is to empower people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations. Alphapointe offers a great working environment that's both challenging and satisfying as well as an array of benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short and long term disability, vacation and sick time, paid holidays and flexible spending options as well as a generous 401(k). Job Summary: * The Contract Closeout Specialist is responsible for initiating (automated or manual) administrative closeout of the contract after receiving evidence of its physical completion. *Essential Functions: * Reviews termination notices for extent of action (partial complete) and for special conditions or instructions, e.g. shipment of Government-furnished materials. * Analyzes the contract and related documentation, e.g. unsettled engineering or value engineering change proposals, payment provisions, contract status and other provisions and establishes the contract price of items terminated. * Recommends the release of estimated excess funds. * Acts on contractor's request for submitting proposals on a total cost basis. * Evaluates, as necessary, the contractor's systems for settling terminated subcontracts, and issues, monitors, or revokes delegations of authority to settle subcontractor's claims without Government approval. * Post award contract administration, termination and closeout actions and administrative and reporting functions. Additional Functions: * Perform all other duties as assigned. * Be able to lift boxes up to 50 lbs. Knowledge and Skill Requirements: * A 4 year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field; or at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, lax, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods or organization and management. * Must be a U.S. Citizen. * Must be able to successfully complete Alphapointe and Department of Defense background investigations. * Highly proficient in computer technology (Word, Excel) and Assistive technology (JAWS, Window Eyes, Zoomtext). * Excellent verbal and written communication skills. * Attention to detail and accuracy are crucial. * Must be team oriented with a strong work ethic. * Ability to analyze and interpret technical information and regulations. Alphapointe is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Department: Contract Management Services Location: Kansas City, MO