This training event is being held at Central Georgia Technical College, Warner Robins Campus, Auditorium, Building A, 80 Cohen Walker Drive, Warner Robins, GA 31088.
The training will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is sponsored by the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC).
Cost: There is no fee to attend. but you must register in advance to reserve a seat.
Registration: Please visit http://gtpac.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action?ID=8034 and click on the SIGN UP button to register for this event.
8:30 to 9:00 a.m.
Training Part 1 – Introduction & DCAA Overview (30 Mins) This training presentation will provide an overview of the Defense Contract Audit Agency including its responsibilities and duties. The types of DCAA audits that can be performed throughout the various phases of a contract will be discussed. Finally, participants will learn about DCAA Internet resources and available presentations.
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Training Part 2 – Accounting System Requirements (2 Hrs) This training presentation will provide an overview of the pre-award accounting system design review process. Participants will learn what occurs prior to the award of a cost-type contract, what is contained in the SF 1408, and what the applicable DFARS regulations say with regard to what comprises an acceptable accounting system. Total contract costs, including direct costs and indirect costs will be discussed. Examples of typically seen indirect rates will be provided along with a discussion of selecting a proper allocation base. Participants will learn about the FAR Part 31 clauses that cover allowability, allocability, and reasonableness as well as concepts such as Contract Terms, Accounting for Contract Costs, Labor System, Timekeeping, Unallowable Costs, Cost by Contract Line Item, Billings, Cost Accounting Information, and Management Reviews/Internal Audits along with the applicable DFARS clauses. Finally, some common deficiencies will be discussed
11:00 to 11:15 a.m.
Break (15 minutes)
11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Training Part 3 – Provisional Billing (30 minutes) This training presentation will provide an overview of provisional billing rates (PBR). The purpose of PBR’s will be discussed along with the procedures for establishing the rates. Participants will learn when PBR’s should be submitted and the types of information that should be included in the PBR proposal. The importance of billing rate monitoring will be emphasized along with common deficiencies that can occur when utilizing provisional rates. The presentation will also cover example procedures that DCAA may perform when reviewing the rates.
11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Training Part 4- Public Vouchers (30 minutes) This training presentation will provide an overview of Public Vouchers. Contractor responsibilities for voucher preparation will be discussed along with the criteria for an adequate billing system. Participants will learn about the Department of Defense’s Wide Area Workflow (WAWF) electronic payment system and resources that are available to assist with utilizing the system. Additionally, common deficiencies found during DCAA voucher reviews will be discussed.
12:15 to 12:30 p.m.
Closing, Q & A (15 minutes)
Speakers include Ms. Jonnette Porter, DCAA Financial Liaison Advisor, Mr. David Van Dingenen, DCAA Supervisory Auditor.
- Ms. Jonnette Porter is a Financial Liaison Advisor (FLA) under the Audit Liaison Division (OAL) with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and is located at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, GA. She is one of six FLAs on the Air Force Team. Ms. Porter advises Robins’ procurement personnel on accounting and financial matters in areas of DCAA responsibility. This includes advising procurement personnel on types of DCAA audit services and facilitating audit services with cognizant Field Audit Offices (FAOs).
- Mr. David Van Dingenen is a FAO Supervisory Auditor under the DCAA Atlanta Branch Office, located in Smyrna, Georgia. In this capacity, he serves as the supervisory auditor responsible for the supervision of a team of professional auditors and the audit cognizance of multiple contractors in the State of Georgia in order to meet agency mission requirements.