Accounting and Auditing for Government Contracts (CFG 0425)

E-mail: lsinfo@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-2109

Fax: 703-993-2121

Doing business with the U.S. Government can be extremely challenging, but when you layer in the extensive accounting requirements, internal controls, and system expectations that come with U.S. Government contracts, it can become downright frightening. This course is designed to help contractors navigate the details of these requirements so that they can successfully recover all allowable and allocable contract costs incurred in support of their contracts. This course will also prepare contractors for the accounting requirements of government contracts and identify strategies in preparing for audits. Instructors provide real life examples of the challenges associated with the existing accounting and audit environment. Whether your company is new to government contracting or has been in the business for years, this course will be valuable to ensure that you are up to speed with these ever-changing requirements and prepared for the audit requirements to come as a result of these contracts.

This course may also be eligible for the following credits through The Public Contracting Institute:

13 CLEs, 16 CLPs

  • Identify basic accounting terms and procedures required for government contracts
  • Identify and discuss Federal Acquisition Regulations related to the determination of the allowability, allocability, and reasonableness of costs
  • Identify contract types and different interim financing methods
  • Identify revenue recognition methods unique to government contracts
  • Identify special reporting requirements
  • Distinguish competitive vs. non-competitive procurements
  • Government contractor system expectations– accounting, estimating, timekeeping, and purchasing
  • Determine the current audit environment through an overview of DCAA
  • Examine the incurred cost submission and audit approach including penalties for unallowable costs
This course is eligible for 16.00 CPEs

George Mason University Learning Solutions is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417.

National Registry of CPE Sponsors
100% attendance and participation are expected from participants.

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