Contractor Purchasing and Government Property Management Systems

April 26, 2017


The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) are ramping up efforts to review business systems to ensure compliance with applicable clauses.

Is your company achieving its internal control and business system goals? Are you unsure as to where your contractor purchasing and government property management systems stand in terms of compliance and effectiveness?

Sign up today for this informative webinar to get a better understanding of an adequate contractor purchasing system and government property management system. We will discuss:

  • The major elements required for adequate systems
  • The methodology used by DCMA and DCAA in conducting business systems audits
  • Best practices to avoid common pitfalls


John Carpenter, MBA | Principal | Cherry Bekaert LLP
John has more than 30 years of experience serving the financial needs of government contractors. He provides financial advisory and business consulting services tailored to meet the needs of clients at all stages of business development. Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, John served for 10 years as a director with Wachovia Capital Finance where he launched the bank’s Government Contract Finance Group.


  • Eric Poppe, Manager | Cherry Bekaert LLP

As a Manager with Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contractor Services Group, Eric focuses on advisory services to government contractors, including business system compliance, cost allowability, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), compliance consultation, indirect rate structuring, incurred cost submissions, and internal audit support. Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, Eric was a Senior Associate with a Big 4 accounting firm.

  • Curt Smith, CPA, CFE, Manager | Cherry Bekaert LLP

As a Manager with Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contractor Services Group, Curt provides consulting services to federal contractors regarding accounting system compliance, forward pricing proposals, incurred cost submissions, indirect rate structure development and overall audit support. Before joining Cherry Bekaert, Curt worked as a Senior Auditor with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).