July 25, 2017 at 12 noon EST
Webinar: Chart Your Course – DCAA Compliance
If you are new to government contracting it is imperative that you learn your way around the rules and regulations that will be imposed on you. You will want to plan upfront for your journey. Success will be on the horizon is you have the right procedures and tools to make the journey a smooth one. The purpose of this webinar is to give you an overview of what Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) is responsible for and a high-level overview of key audits that you will need to prepare for.
Webinar Presented By:
- What DCAA does and why they are important in the government contracting acquisition process
- Where do the rules and regulations come from - The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
- What type of audits you can expect:
- Pre-award Survey
- Cost Incurred Audit
- Time Keeping Audit
- Forward Pricing
- CAS Audits
- Kim Koster, Unanet, Director of Product Marketing
- Rich Wilkinson, Unanet, Solutions Engineering
Kim Koster is currently the Director of Product Marketing at Unanet, a leading provider of software solutions for project based businesses. Kim has 28 years of experience working in the government contracting space. She spent the majority of those years working for Raytheon and ATK. Kim held management positions such as Product Line Business Manager, Javelin JV Controller, EVMS Focal Point, and Business Systems Director. She has been a trainer in her organizations and has provided guidance to many finance, project and executive teams. Kim has been a speaker at multiple events to include PMI Global Congress, IPM Conference, EVM World, 8A Conference, and multiple webcasts and other venues. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas.
Rich Wilkinson spent more than 8 years as a Contracting Officer with the Naval Air Systems Command and then 10 years in a variety of finance and accounting leadership positions at leading GovCon firms from ManTech to General Physics to CSC. In those 10 years, he implemented accounting systems in 12 different business units of those companies and managed both financial operations and government contract compliance functions.
Rich has spent the last 20 years in senior leadership roles with a number of very prominent software companies and service providers serving firms in the GovCon sector. In past positions, Rich worked with a business process outsourcing firm, a leading Washington area CPA firm where he focused on contract and accounting compliance, and for more than a decade was a spokesperson and held other leadership roles at Deltek in their GovCon business unit. Rich is currently with the Solutions Engineering group at Unanet, a leading provider of Project ERP software for professional services firms.