BDO's Government Contracting Webinar Series

Government contractors and subcontractors, whether for profit or nonprofit, must be nimble and adaptable to navigate the dynamic regulatory and oversight landscape that comes with federal contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, other transaction authorities (OTAs) and other types of government funding. Staying informed of the latest rules, requirements and federal market trends prepares contractors for continued growth and helps to limit risk. BDO’s Government Contracting practice draws from its experience serving federal contractors across virtually all industries, as well as prior experience and relationships working in government agencies, as audit professionals and industry leaders that provide insights and best practices to the government contracting community.
BDO’s Government Contracting industry leaders are at the forefront of the conversation, remaining active in organizations and associations and contributing research and insights to a variety of news outlets, trade publications, webinars, events and thought leadership. We value the importance of industry participation as a key opportunity to increase knowledge and cultivate conversations to keep clients up to date as changes happen. The BDO Government Contracting Center of Excellence invites you to join us for monthly informative webinars designed to share our knowledge on trending hot topics, compliance concerns, enterprise business systems, finance, tax and other pertinent topics to help your organization thrive in the government contracting sector. 

CPE credit may be earned for each of the webinars.

Representative Topics:

  • Best Practices for Timekeeping & Expense Reporting
  • Preparing Your Organization for Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax Considerations When Implementing or Upgrading an ERP
  • De-Mystifying the Revenue Recognition Process
  • Bringing Value Through EVMS
  • Considerations for Automating Your Billings Through ERP Systems
  • The Keys to SCA and DBA compliance
  • Incurred Cost Submission Tips and Techniques



Unraveling the Incurred Cost Submission Process

February 23, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM EST
Presenters: Darlene Mihaly and Lane Anderson

Please join our Government Contracting industry professionals to discover some important tips that will help your organization ready itself to prepare the Incurred Cost Submission (ICS). Contractors with cost reimbursable contracts subject to the Allowable Cost and Payment Clause have six months from the close of their accounting year to submit the ICS or Incurred Cost Electronic Submission (ICE) to the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). Our practitioners will help unravel the complexities involved in and provide insights pertaining to the preparation of your submission.



Best Practices for Timekeeping and Expense Reporting for Government Contractors

January 26, 2022
12:00 - 1:00 PM EST
Presenters: Alfonso Meza, Benjamin Blanco-Martinez and Brian Belskey

The need for government contractors to focus on timekeeping and expense reporting has never been greater. Please join us for a webinar with BDO Government Contracting professionals as they share their knowledge of the best practices that can be used by your organization to improve timekeeping and expense reporting management. 

Archived Webinars:


Government Contractor 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

December 3, 2021

On September 24, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order (Executive Order 14042) requiring covered federal contractors to mandate that their employees are fully vaccinated against COVID19. The new requirements go into effect on December 8, 2021, or the first day of the period of performance on a newly awarded covered contract.


Indirect Rate Optimization for Government Contractors

September 29, 2021

Please join the BDO Government Contracting team as they take a deep dive into indirect rate structures and rate optimization concepts. Presenters will discuss common challenges and missteps in indirect rate structure development, as well as strategies for aligning your organization’s indirect rate structure with its strategic objectives related to compliance, cost recovery, and market competitiveness. Presenters will also provide insight into how contractors can strike an appropriate balance between optimizing their indirect rate structure and managing the administrative burden associated with cost allocation processing.

Who Should Attend?

  • CEOs
  • CFOs
  • CIO/CTOs
  • COOs
  • Board of directors and executive teams
  • Audit Committee members
  • General counsel and legal professionals
  • Organizational change management leaders
  • IT & business systems leaders
  • Reporting & Data Analytics professionals
  • Financial reporting and planning managers
  • Compliance professionals
  • Program & project managers
  • Accounting managers & staff
  • Any recipients or pursuers of federal funding

The GovCon Week Ahead


The weekly newsletter, specific to the Government Contracting industry, provides a unique perspective designed to address government contractor's needs.