Jennifer Flickinger

Jennifer Flickinger

Principal · +1 (703) 923 8211

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Jen has over 25 years of experience working with government contractors. She supports clients of all sizes with their government contract cost accounting, pricing, business systems, and Service Contract Act Compliance. Jen’s deep experience also includes forensic accounting, litigation support and expert testimony. She supports clients across many industries including aerospace & defense, IT services, healthcare, insurance, professional services, manufacturing and not-for-profits.

Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Jen spent over 12 years in industry working as both a Business Manager and Program Manager for government contractor in the base operations and security and mission support arenas. She began her career in the government contracts practice of an international accounting firm.

  • Works with contractors to reach alternative settlements with the DCMA concerning matters of incurred cost as well as settling alleged cost accounting practice non-compliances
  • ­Assists clients prepare for and respond to DCAA requests for information, negotiate and resolve audit issues
  • ­Performs special investigations at the direction of legal counsel regarding a variety of alleged wrongdoing including cost mischarging, overbilling, defective pricing, etc
  • ­Assists clients to develop policies, procedures, systems and controls to achieve compliant contractor business functions relative to FAR, CAS, DFARS Business System criteria, and other regulatory requirements
  • ­Performs a variety of risk management, compliance, and internal audit related services to assess contract compliance gaps and designs/implements corrective action plans using corrective action plans using industry best practices tailored to each client's unique culture and circumstances
  • ­Designs competitive, creative, and compliant indirect cost rate structures
  • ­Prepares contract cost proposals, incurred cost proposals, CASB Disclosure Statements, CAS cost impact analyses, termination settlement proposals, REAs, claims, and responses to government audit reports
  • ­Evaluates compliance with the Service Contract and Davis Bacon Acts and identifies risks related to labor categories, wages, fringe benefits provided, and the calculation of fringe benefit cost
  • Assists clients with complying with the myriad of OFCCP Compliance requirements, including system designs in order to support OFCCP audits
  • Professional Services Council, Labor Relations Committee
  • National Defense Industrial Association
  • American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law, Accounting, Cost and Pricing Committee
  • National Contract Management Association
  • Instructed “Untangling the Web of DOL and OFCCP Labor Compliance” for Defense Alliance (December 2014)
  • ­Moderated panel for “Leading with Integrity: How Tone at Top Makes a Difference” between, Anne Altman, General Manager of IBM Public Sector; Teresa Carlson, EVP Amazon Web Services; Marilyn Crouther, General Manager of HP Federal and Victoria Wassmer, FAA's Assistant Administrator for Finance and Management (November 2014)
  • Instructed “Cost Point: Your Frontline of Defense in SCA and DBA Compliance” for Deltek Insight (November 2014)
  • Instructed “DCAA Audit Case Study: How to Deal with Different Audit Scenarios and Practical Tips to Effectively Manage the Process” for ACI 6th Annual Forum on DCAA Audits
  • Instructed “Defining Materiality and Significant Deficiency: Key Qualitative and Quantitative Factors” for ACI’s DCAA & DCMA Audit & Compliance Boot Camp (July 2014)
  • Instructed “Navigating the Murky Waters of Service Contract Act Compliance in Multiple Award Schedule Contracting (Parts 1 &2) in PSC Service Contractor Magazine (December 2013 & March 2014)
  • Instructed “A Roadmap: Service Contract Act & the Davis Bacon Act” for IMA/GWSCPA Conference (February 2014)
  • Panelist “SCA for Executives” for Professional Services Council (December 2013)
  • Instructed “Principles of Government Contract Accounting: Key Concepts Every Contractor Senior-level Manager Must Know” for Deltek Insight (October 2013)
  • Instructed “Service Contract Act in Multiple Award Schedule Contracting” webinar for Coalition for Government Procurement (October 2013)