Susan J. Moser, CPA, CITP

Title:Partner, Advisory Services

Leadership Role:Managing Partner, Washington, D.C. Practice; Industry Leader, Government Contractor Services Group

Education:B.S. in Accounting, Virginia Commonwealth University

Designations:CPA, CITP

Susan Moser

Founder and leader of the Firm’s Government Contractor Services Group and Managing Partner of Cherry Bekaert’s Washington, D.C., practice, Susan provides a unique insight into the needs and perspectives of her clients. She assists government contractor and technology clients with a wide array of accounting and consulting services, including strategic assessment plans, business process reviews, regulatory guidance, proposal pricing and cost strategies. After bringing her operational experience in industry to Cherry Bekaert in 1997, Susan became a Partner in 1999 and then moved to the Washington, D.C., office to serve as Partner-in-Charge in 2006.

In addition to her tenure as the CFO of a federal contractor with international operations, Susan has served as an auditor with a national accounting firm, a project accounting manager for a large real estate corporation with federal projects and a controller for one of the Hampton Roads area’s largest government contractors.

Susan is a frequent speaker on complex issues affecting government contractors and is a subject matter expert on compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations

Specialties/Areas of Expertise

  • Business Systems Compliance
  • Contract Closeouts
  • Contract Compliance
  • Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • DCAA Audit Requirements
  • Defense Acquisition Regulations (DFAR)
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Indirect Rates

Professional Involvement

  • Economics Club of Washington
  • Professional Services Corporation (PSC)
  • Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Greater Washington (Class of 2010)

Community Involvement

  • Board of Trustees, Secretary/Treasurer, National Capital Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity of Washington D.C., 2008-2016 (Board Chairman, 2009-2014)
  • “Women Who Mean Business” by Washington Business Journal (2010)