CAVU

Financial Consulting

Fully staffed with experienced government contracting accounting specialists, ready to support your financial needs.

CAVU provides the expertise and knowledge to leverage your company’s assets in order to meet your organization’s business goals. Our business and financial consulting services include developing strategy, implementing and/or aligning processes and tools with your strategy, and positioning your company to increase business and investor value.

We have the expertise to assist with as little or as much as your business needs. Your specific current needs may include financial strategic support for decision making, along with government contracting advice. It is our objective to deliver high-quality services to support your organization. Our team consists of industry accounting professionals that are capable of helping out with peak accounting needs, supporting focused tasks, and training in areas of interest. We have a deep understanding of government contracting and its current climate.

  • Cost Volume preparation emphasizing indirect rate impact assessments, compliance and alignment with corporate strategy
  • Development and implementation of Earned Value Management (EVM) programs and systems
  • Indirect rate structure development
  • Business plans
  • Development, implementation and tracking of program metrics
  • Incurred cost submissions and DCAA audit support
  • Budget development and business modeling
  • Bank financing support
  • GSA schedule support, contracts and amendments

From the Experts:

4 Ways to Keep Your Edge in the Competitive Govcon Landscape

January 8, 2020

Government contracting is, without a doubt, a competitive landscape where companies need to look for every edge they can gain during the proposal process. The federal government sources contracts to companies in a variety of ways, including small business awards, direct awards, and Government Services Administration (GSA) schedules. As Congress and agencies look to maximize […]

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It’s Official–NAICS Size Standard Calculation Moves to 5 Years

December 20, 2019

More companies will qualify as or stay a “small business” for federal contracting opportunities under a new U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) rule that goes into effect on January 6, 2020. The rule applies to all small businesses in any North American Classification System (NAICS) category that are subject to SBA’s revenue-based size standards. The […]

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Proposal Pricing: 5 Best Practices, 3 Bad Mistakes

December 17, 2019

You already know that pricing makes the difference between profit and loss of a government contract. Consider that it can also determine how well agencies understand the value of your offer. Yes, agencies are on the look-out for the best overall value. If all things are equal among the top proposals, however, the agency is […]

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Year-End Financial Planning: 12 Ways to Finish Strong

December 10, 2019

Family, friends, and festivities define December for many of us. It’s a time for reflecting on the past 12 months and looking forward to the coming year. Do the same with your business planning, and your company can finish the year strong as well as take on new opportunities in 2020. Schedule time in your […]

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Managing to a Competitive Wrap Rate

November 20, 2019

A wrap rate is nothing less than a cornerstone of a profitable govcon business. The right wrap rate is a significant advantage in the competitive federal market. If you know the market and the right competitive price, you’ll set your company up to reap double benefits—by winning more contracts and running a more efficient business. […]

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GovCon Update – FedBizOpps is Going Away

November 7, 2019

FedBizOpps is being retired over Veterans Day weekend 2019 and the functionality is being moved to SAM.gov starting on November 12, 2019. All federal procurements will be published under the “Contract Opportunities” tab on beta.SAM.gov. The site will have all of the same capabilities, with some new capabilities. Companies should make sure their business development […]

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