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Government Contracting Accounting

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Government Contracting Accounting

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
Introduction to Government Contracting, DCAA Contract Audits and Doing Business with DoD.- Advanced $35.00 $1.87
Contractor Bid Proposals- Advanced $35.00 $1.87
Contractor Cost Accounting & Systems – Session 1 - Advanced $35.00 $1.87
Contractor Cost Accounting & Systems – Session 2 - Advanced $35.00 $1.87
Contractor Invoicing and Contract Close-Out - Advanced $35.00 $1.87
Package (All 5 Modules)- Advanced $140.00 $4.49

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What is the Defense Contract Estimating and Cost Accounting Program?

This series is designed to educate small businesses on accounting requirements for contract with the federal government, thus improving their likelihood of success in government accounting.  Learn about defense contract accounting from Subject Matter Experts from Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Redstone Government Consulting Inc. (RGCI).

May 30- Introduction to Government Contracting, DCAA Contract Audits and Doing Business with DoD

• DCAA Overview and Resources Available for Small Businesses Presentation (Including Information for Contractors)
• Government Agency (Army Contracting Center?) Government Contracting with Small Businesses
• Redstone Overview of Government Contracts and Contracting Regulations


June 6- Contractor Bid Proposals

• Proposal Adequacy - FAR Part 15, Table 15-2 and DFARs 252.215-7009
• Adequate Cost and Pricing Data
• Common Proposal Deficiencies
• Online Resources


• Responsible Contractor – FAR Part 9
• Cost Estimating and Forecasting
• Source Selection; Cost and Price Analysis; Bid Protest
• Prime Contractor Role with Subcontractors in cost estimating and pricing
• Claims and Terminations


 June 13- Contractor Cost Accounting & Systems – Session 1

• SF (Standard Form) 1408 Requirements
• Direct and Indirect Costs
• Indirect Rates/Allocation
• Allowability, Allocability, and Reasonableness of Cost
• Timekeeping and Labor System
• Common Deficiencies

• Demonstration of Adequate Accounting System – simplified

June 20- Contractor Cost Accounting & Systems – Session 2


• Accounting for Unallowable Costs
• Expressly Unallowable Costs (FAR 31.205)
• Documentation and Records Retention
• Other contractual clauses impacting cost allowability (e.g. overtime, advanced approval for subcontracting, travel, etc).


June 27- Contractor Invoicing and Contract Close-Out

• Contractor Responsibilities and Preparation of Vouchers
• Criteria for an Adequate Billing System
• DCAA Responsibilities
• iRAPT (invoicing, Receipt, Acceptance, and Property Transfer (formerly Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF))
• Common Deficiencies


• Prime Contractor responsibility for subcontracts
• Incurred Cost Proposals
• Final Rate agreement and Cumulative Allowable Cost
• Final Invoicing, payment, closeout (including contractor releases)


When:  Tuesday Mornings, 9:00-12:00 AM
Where: 515 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816
Cost:    Advanced Registration: $35 per module
           At-the-Door Price: $45 per module
          Package Deal: $140 (purchase all module- get one free)

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Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be received no later than 24 hours before the event.  If you are unable to attend and do not cancel by the deadline, you will not be eligible for a refund.
All Catalyst and SBA programs and services are provided to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
Accommodations will be provided to clients with limited English proficiency when requested at least two weeks in advance.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
If you have a complaint or EEO-related questions, please contact Joanne Randolph, Catalyst President & CEO, at 256-428-8190.

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515 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816

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