Contractor Business Systems Series: Part 8 – Navigating Business Systems Audits and Reviews

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In this eighth episode of Cherry Bekaert’s podcast series on Contractor Business Systems, Brendan Halloran, a Senior Manager in Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contracting Industry practice who was previously a Divisional Administrative Contracting Officer (DACO) at the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), is joined by Roy Rushing, a Manager in the Firm’s GovCon practice and a former Contracting Officer with various federal agencies, to talk about navigating Contractor Business Systems audits and reviews.

Listen in to find out about:

  • The two primary types of system audits/reviews:
    • Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audits
    • Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) reviews
  • Steps to take early on once you have received notification of a planned audit/review
  • Considerations leading up to the audit/review
  • Typical timing/scheduling
  • Pointers to navigate the process once the audit/review has started
  • Benefits of an approved system

If you have any questions specific to your situation, Cherry Bekaert’s GovCon Consultants are available to discuss your situation with you. Contact us.

Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contracting Industry advisors are well versed in business systems requirements and complex control environments. We guide contractors in developing and maintaining compliant business systems, performing systems assessments, providing audit support and preparing contractors for audits or reviews by the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) or other cognizant agencies.

If you haven’t already, catch up on other parts of the series:

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