Audits Virtual Conference 2014
NCMA'S AUDITS VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 2014
Over the past 18 months, the competition for government contracts has increased while opportunities have decreased. An often overlooked area (until it’s too late), yet absolutely vital to contractor success, concerns working through the government contract compliance process. Managing audits, reviews, and other oversight will result in positive risk and business management for your organization. Each review can build upon the next to create a customer reputation and corporate management culture that is enhanced over time. Whether it be pre-award and cost-incurred audits, technical reviews, purchase system reviews, or other program or oversight mechanisms, this virtual learning event will provide you with the tools you need to turn compliance requirements into business success.
Understanding the Basics of Audits:
- How the audit process works.
- An overview of the do’s and don’ts of the audit purpose and process.
- Policies and objectives surrounding audit compliance.
- Avoiding most concerns arising within audits.
- Procedural processes and techniques for proper analysis and response to audit findings.
Effective Business and Cost Competitive Strategies:
- How to move company cost elements such as direct and indirect rates lower to win awards and meet customer and contractor objectives.
- Aligning company audit objectives with business development goals.
- Incorporating effective business strategies into daily corporate activities.
- Managing direct and indirect cost pools (overheads, labor, material, general and administrative) so that rates compete well and execute successfully.
Audit Management Tips that keep Programs on Schedule:
- Effective engagement with auditors.
- Proper planning and communication.
- Methods to move your review quickly through any audit backlogs.
- How to prepare and be ready beforehand for your audit to minimize delays.
- How to ensure the audit is completed with minimal recommendations and follow-up.
- Building trust and a relationship with all your customers, including the auditor.
- Understanding the assist audit process and protecting proprietary information.
- The “ABCs” of contractor purchasing system reviews.
- Develop a subcontract/vendor management program to ensure integration of high-quality government deliverables at competitive cost.
- Developing relationships and basic supply chain techniques into an effective prime/subcontractor/DCMA/DCAA team.
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|12:00 p.m.||Program Introduction
|12:05 p.m.–1:00 p.m.||Understanding the Basics of Audits
David Black, Partner, Holland & Knight and Jamie Sybert, Director, Baker Tilly, LLP
|1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.||Effective Business and Cost Competitive Strategies
Robert E. Jones, Contracts Manager, Pole Zero Corporation
|2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.||Audit Management Tips that Keep Programs on Schedule
Steve Masiello, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP and Tyson Bareis, Associate, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
|3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.||Audits and Subcontract Management
Jeffery White, President/CEO, J.A. White & Associates, Inc.
|4:00 p.m.||Closing Remarks
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Availability: Registration will remain open until 10:00a.m. Eastern, March 25, 2014.
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Susan Esprella, Director of Education