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Hunter & Associates, P.A. specializes in project accounting for government contractors, which often must demonstrate to buyers that they are fiscally sound, such as by providing financial statement audits or proof of an adequate labor and accounting system.

As a Jacksonville, Fla.-based self-certified small business and GSA Schedule holder that specializes in governmental audits, Hunter & Associates, P.A., can help government agency contractors close contracts more quickly than waiting for federal resources.

You can expect excellence with:

  • Assessing compliance with government accounting system requirements
  • Auditing to Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards ("Yellow Book")
  • Calculating labor rates, overhead rates and direct costs
  • Cost accounting
  • Evaluating internal controls
  • We use state-of the art workflow, project management and accounting software.
  • Government clients receive same-day response and a reduced decision cycle.
  • We agree to a three-day mobilization lead time.
  • Government clients also can talk with our ombudsman at no additional cost. A retired Senior Executive Services (SES) member who was a contracting officer for 23 years, he is available for emergencies 24 hours a day. 
  • Standing staff augmentation relationships allow us to handle vacancies and surge requirements expeditiously.

As experts in government auditing standards, cost accounting, and internal control standards, the certified public accountants at Hunter & Associates help companies compete and comply when marketing to the government.

COMPETE

  • Pre-award audits
  • Forward pricing rate calculations
  • Project cost accounting
  • Cost proposal development and support
  • Performance audit
  • Bonding capacity assessment
  • Surety and Banking Consultation
  • Financial position analysis
  • Cash flow projections
  • Contracts-in-process schedules
  • Cost records
  • Bank line of credit support
  • Calculation of indirect cost rates

COMPLY

  • Incurred cost rate submissions
  • Financial statement auditing
  • Federal contract cost accounting
  • Yellow Book audits
  • Construction accounting
  • Internal control audits
  • Pre-award accounting system survey audit support
  • DCAA audit support
  • DCMA Quality Management System audit support
  • DCMA/DCAA financial capability audit support
  • Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) support
  • Overhead rate audits (SOIC audits)
  • Compliance audits
  • Single audits

CPA Accounting Services to help government buyers determine the adequacy  of an awardee's:

  • Accounting and financial management systems;
  • Financial capability (viability) based upon analysis and review of financial statements and supporting documentation;
  • Ppolicies, procedures, practices, and internal controls relating to accounting, estimating, and procurement;
  • Management policies and decisions affecting costs.

We can also evaluate: 

  • the accuracy and reasonableness of an awardee's cost estimating systems;
  • the adequacy and reliability of an awardee’s records for government-owned property;
  • and an awardee’s statements of costs to be incurred (cost estimates) or statements of cost actually incurred.

Audit Services for Government Contract Audits

Our auditors perform government contract audits and attestation engagements, such as examinations providing an opinion and agreed‐upon procedures,  in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and non-GAGAS. 

Specifically, we perform:

  • incurred cost audits, including ensuring compliance with Davis-Bacon and related Acts, if applicable;
  • audits of proposals to determine the allowability, allocability and reasonableness of proposed/budgeted costs and/or direct and indirect costs;
  • pre-award surveys;
  • and post-award audit actions, including: review of invoices, review of annual incurred cost submissions, review of provisional rate and final rate submissions, review the adequacy of internal controls, perform agreed upon procedures reviews, review change orders proposals and Requests for Equitable Adjustments, review of termination proposals.

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