Joseph McCaffrey

Joseph McCaffrey

Partner, CPA · +1 (703) 923 8688

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Joseph McCaffrey is a partner in the government contractor solutions practice of Baker Tilly. Joseph McCaffrey has extensive consulting experience working with government contractors and not-for-profit organizations. He joined Baker Tilly in 2017 and serves as a partner in the firm’s government contractor advisory services practice. Joseph has advised clients in the aerospace, hospitality, healthcare, construction, security services, technology and professional services industries on a wide range of business issues and regulatory compliance matters.

  • Assists clients in designing compliance programs to meet regulatory requirements throughout the life cycle of a government contract
  • Supports clients in the development of indirect cost rate structures, cost accounting systems and contract pricing that comply with Federal Acquisition Regulations, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), OMB Uniform Guidance for Federal Awards and other contract-specific regulations
  • Assesses clients’ compliance with CAS requirements, including resolving non-compliances and preparing cost impact analyses and disclosure statements
  • Conducts reviews of contractor business systems for compliance with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement requirements, which includes preparing contractors for system demonstrations and walkthroughs under Defense Contract Audit Agency audit programs and preparing corrective action plans to correct significant deficiencies
  • Prepares and supports proposals for clients, including change orders, requests for equitable adjustment, claims and termination settlement proposals
  • Reviews and assesses contractors’ ethics and business conduct programs for compliance with federal requirements
  • Assists contractors with Federal Supply Schedule contracts, including strategic pricing analysis, proposal preparation and supporting responses to government audits
  • Supports attorneys on bid protest matters, including analyzing price reasonableness and price realism issues
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Bar Association – Public Contract Law Section
  • Professional Services Council
  • National Defense Industry Association
  • ­Instructor – Deltek Insight (2019); NCMA World Congress (2019) “What to Expect from DCAA’s New Accounting System Audits”
  • Instructor – Federal Publications Seminars – “Internal Controls Compliance Leading Practices” (2019) “CAS 401 and 402” (2018), “Government Contract Costs” (2015) and “Cost and Price Realism” (2015)
  • Instructor – Institute for Management Accountants – “Pitfalls of Accounting System Reviews” (2018) and “Understanding the Blocking and Tackling of Indirect Cost Structures for Federal Contractors” (2017)
  • Instructor – Coalition for Government Procurement – “Selling Commercial Professional Services to the Government: Beyond the Schedules” (2017)
  • Moderator – Public Contracting Institute & BDO Executive Seminar – “Estimating systems – best practices” (2014)
  • Instructor – Quarterly regulatory update series – “Marketplace outlook” (2014-2015)


Washington DC


Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
Master of Science, accountancy
Bachelor of Science, accountancy