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:

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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When Price Trumps Perfection: 5 Lessons Learned from LPTA Contracts

October 16, 2019

It’s a heated debate that shows no signs of cooling—do the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) contracts encourage reasonable pricing or drive down quality? There are valid points on both sides. But, the most crucial factor is whether an LPTA award boosts or jeopardizes your firm’s profitability. LPTA Defined As the name suggests, the federal government’s LPTA […]

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Thirsty for a DCAA Audit Update? Hydration is a No-Go

September 19, 2019

Despite ongoing clarification updates, the task of sorting allowable/unallowable costs continues to be a tricky navigation for government contractors subject to Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) accounting rules under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 31. DCAA is responsible for reviewing govcon’s accounting systems, policies, and procedures to ensure the government pays a reasonable price when procuring […]

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Picture This: How to Use Visuals to Bring Your KPIs to Life

August 20, 2019

It’s a scientific fact—the right visuals can enliven a discussion of otherwise dense financial data and increase audience comprehension. It’s simply hardwired into the human brain. Read on to learn how to identify your key performance indicators (KPIs) and match them with the right visualizations to convey their impact on your company’s financial well-being. […]

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