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A deeper understanding of government procurement.

At BDO, we understand the unique aspects of doing business with the federal government and the greater public sector. With more than 200 professionals dedicated to supporting federal contractors and over 1,100 government contracting clients, BDO has the largest government contracting-focused practice of its kind. We offer an array of services tailored to recipients of federal funds and are with you throughout the contract lifecycle.
Our resources include former government officials, experienced auditors, industry executives and longtime advisors providing the right perspectives and experiences for each business challenge — whether involving domestic or international trade (ITAR/EAR), for small or large businesses, and from the pursuit of federal funds to contract closeout.

Government Contracting Consulting Services


Federal Market Access

With the business in mind, BDO provides strategic support to enter the federal marketplace including strategic planning, market analyses, market approaches, and agency relationship development.

Government Contract Cost Accounting and Compliance with FAR and CAS

Compliance program design, implementation, readiness and audit support services to address FAR, CAS, and contract requirements to withstand DCAA, DCMA, or cognizant audit agency scrutiny.

Federal Contractor Business Systems

BDO supports contractors DFARS business systems (Accounting, Estimating, Purchasing, Government Property, Earned Value Management, and Material Management) and subsystems needs tailored to fit your organization.

Grant Compliance - Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200)

Whether a nonprofit, higher education, or for-profit entity, BDO provides grant recipients with internal controls, compliance, cost charging and audit support to meet the Uniform Guidance.

GSA/VA Schedules & Commercial Item Contracting

BDO understands commercial item contracting and helps companies obtain, update, and comply with GSA/VA Schedules (CSP-1, Basis of Award, TDR and PRC) and other GWACs.

Enterprise Resource Planning and Management Systems

ERP selection, implementation, optimization and project management services for federal contractors including award recognized experience in Deltek Costpoint, Unanet, Microsoft Dynamics, Priority and more.

Program Optimization, Project Controls, and Earned Value Management Systems

Ensure project cost and schedule success with implementation, launch, ongoing support and compliance services all within regulatory frameworks that require compliance with the ANSI/EIA-748 EVMS standard.

Labor Law Compliance for Government Contractors

BDO provides compliance program implementation, training, DOL investigation and debarment support services related to the Service Contract Act, Davis-Bacon Act and other applicable labor standards.


Our former BARDA, OWS, NIH and DOD officials help life science companies obtain federal funding and succeed with holistic contract lifecycle from product development strategy to post-award project, contract and financial management.

Bid Protest and Litigation Consulting Services

BDO works with top tier law firms to provide data analytics, specialized regulatory and financial knowledge, and expert testimony during bid protests, REAs, claims, terminations, investigations, and FCA suits.

Government Contractor Internal Controls & Monitoring

Internal controls, and contract compliance assistance through fully out-sourced, co-sourced or SME support for internal audits designed to assess risk, analyze performance and improve reporting.

CMMC and Cybersecurity Support

CMMC Registered Practitioners and former DOD experts support the industry’s evolving cybersecurity needs with CMMC, FedRAMP, C-SCRM and RMF assessment, implementation and audit support services.

Pre-Transaction & Post-Merger Integration Services

Acquisition planning and post-merger integration services including organizational strategy, systems migrations, business process improvement, indirect rate restructuring, DFARS restructuring proposals, cost impacts and change management.

Business Process Improvement

BDO utilizes platforms, processes and people to enable efficiencies, reduce costs and achieve operational excellence. Sample tools include RPAs, business cycle optimization, dashboarding, and development of KPIs.

Organizational Change Management

Whether reinventing a business, exiting a crisis, implementing a new ERP system or creating a revised business model, BDO helps engineer large-scale federal contractor changes.