Fed Talks: Policies and Procedures

Fed Talks is a series of audio episodes featuring current issues in government contracting, offering thoughtful, bite-sized insights with rotating guests from inside and outside Baker Tilly.

This week: Policies and Procedures

On this episode of Fed Talks, we discuss the need and approach to documenting policies and procedures for government contractors with Baker Tilly team members Joseph McCaffrey and John Hindman.  Questions addressed include:

  • How many policies does a government contractor need?  
  • How do business systems influence the organization of policy? 
  • How does a contractor choose areas to cover in their policies and procedures?

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About the Host

Derek Boyd, CPA, Director
Derek consults with numerous government contractors to design and build compliant cost accounting and business systems in accordance with FAR, CAS, and DFARS requirements and industry best practices. Derek has supported contractors in both a consultative and internal capacity for over a dozen years, working directly with contractors and their government stakeholders.

About the Guests

Joseph McCaffrey, Partner

Joseph McCaffrey has extensive consulting experience working with government contractors and not-for-profit organizations. 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.

John Hindman, Director

John has extensive experience assisting government contractors with complex regulatory compliance matters, internal control assessments, business process analyses, incurred cost proposal preparation, and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) compliance.

About the Producer

Andrew Graziano, Senior Consultant
Andrew has been with Baker Tilly for over 2 years and has spent that time working with government contractors on a wide variety of compliance matters.  In particular, Andrew has experience with incurred cost proposals, indirect rate modeling, price proposal preparation, cost impact analysis, and commercial sales practice disclosures. In his spare time, he produces and edits this Fed Talks podcast.

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Music Credit
Artist: Chael
Song: Sparks

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