PGI 242.7303 Responsibilities.
(1) The ACO is responsible for—
(i) Determining the need for a CIPR in accordance with the procedures at PGI 242.7302;
(ii) Requesting and scheduling the reviews with the appropriate DCMA activity;
(iii) Notifying the contractor of the proposed date and purpose of the review, and obtaining any preliminary data needed by the DCMA insurance/pension specialist or the DCAA auditor;
(iv) Reviewing the CIPR report, advising the contractor of the recommendations contained within the report, considering contractor comments, and rendering a decision based on those recommendations;
(v) Providing other interested contracting officers copies of documents related to the CIPR;
(vi) Ensuring adequate follow-up on all CIPR recommendations; and
(vii) Performing contract administration responsibilities related to Cost Accounting Standards administration as described in FAR Subparts 30.2 and 30.6.
(2) The DCMA insurance/pension specialist is responsible for—
(i) Issuing a technical report on the contractor’s insurance/pension plans for incorporation into the final CIPR report based on an analysis of the contractor’s pension plans, insurance programs, and other related data;
(ii) Leading the team that conducts the review. Another individual may serve as the team leader when both the insurance/pension specialist and that individual agree. The team leader is responsible for—
(A) Maintaining complete documentation for CIPR reports;
(B) To the extent possible, resolving discrepancies between audit reports and CIPR draft reports prior to releasing the final CIPR report;
(C) Preparing and distributing the final CIPR report;
(D) Providing the final audit report and/or the insurance/pension specialist’s report as an attachment to the CIPR report; and
(E) Preparing a draft letter for the administrative contracting officer's use in notifying the contractor of CIPR results; and
(iii) When requested, advising administrative contracting officers and other Government representatives concerning contractor insurance/pension matters.
(3) The DCAA auditor is responsible for—
(i) Participating as a member of the CIPR team or serving as the team leader (see paragraph (2)(ii) of this section);
(ii) Issuing an audit report for incorporation into the final CIPR report based on an analysis of the contractor’s books, accounting records, and other related data; and
(iii) Performing contract audit responsibilities related to Cost Accounting Standards administration as described in FAR Subparts 30.2 and 30.6.