Government Contracting Advisory

Survive, Thrive, and Comply During Slowed Fiscal Recovery

Contractors pursuing government agency business must meet distinct cost accounting and auditing standards. As the federal landscape continues to evolve, government contractors must remain agile to achieve growth and profitability goals while maintaining compliance within a continuously changing regulatory environment.

SC&H Group provides regional, national, and international government contractors ranging in size from emerging businesses to large primes with valuable operational, financial, and strategic solutions tailored to the unique needs of this market. Our thought leaders possess extensive knowledge of regulations and standards related to compliance affecting prime contractors, subcontractors, joint ventures, and various Defense and Civilian government agencies, in addition to small business programs such as 8(a)’s, WOSB, VOSB, SDVOB, Native and Alaskan Native programs, Hub-Zone, and many others.

SC&H Group consultants work with contractors to recommend business improvements that make their operations more efficient – and more profitable – as they continue to grow. Our teams help clients navigate the procurement process and maximize profitability by providing the following expertise:


  • 8(a) Compliance
  • Contract Compliance
  • Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) Compliance
  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Compliance
  • GSA Schedule Development and Compliance
  • Service Contract Act (SCA) Compliance

DCAA Audit Support

  • Develop effective rebuttals to audit findings during Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) negotiations
  • Ensure appropriate audit practices
  • Provide guidance on the front-end during system development

SC&H Group is well versed in supporting regulations relating to:

  • Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), including Cost Principles (FAR 31)
  • OMB Circulars A-122 and A-123


  • Business System Reviews
  • Claims and Equitable Rate Adjustments (ERA)
  • Contract Closeout
  • Contract Pricing Advisory
  • Cost Allocation
  • Cost Allowability Assessments
  • Disclosure Statement Preparation
  • Executive Compensation Consulting
  • Financial Benchmarking
  • Incurred Cost Submission Preparation
  • Indirect Rate Structure Analysis & Development
  • Provisional/Forward Pricing