February 27: Cost Accounting Standards

When:  Feb 27, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (ET)

Learn about the history and applicability of the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). This webinar will provide an overview of the 19 standards, when they apply, how they are enforced, and what happens in cases of noncompliance. The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) is starting to perform CAS compliance audits again—be ready!

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the basics of the government’s Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
  • Determine CAS applicability and how to apply CAS requirements.
  • Evaluate the consequences of CAS noncompliance.

Level of Difficulty: Beginner

CMBOK Competency: 4.0, “Pre-Award”


Mark A. Smith (CEM), Vice President of Government Accounting Compliance, Booz Allen Hamilton

Mark Smith has over 32 years of U.S. Defense contracting experience. He was previously the Director of Government Finance at the U.S.-based Military Aircraft Engine Division of Rolls-Royce Defense North America, and also worked as a financial controller at other leading aerospace companies in the United States, United Kingdom, and France.