Fundamentals of Government Cost Accounting – PTAP

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Date(s) - 12/10/2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Mason Enterprise Center

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 Kellie Peterson (703) 277-7750
 MEC-Leesburg, 202 Church Street, SE, Rm 107, Leesburg VA 20175-3031

 Accounting/Budget, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Government Contracting, Introductory Level, Orientation, Basic Training, Introductory Topics, Selling to Government

Fundamentals of Government Contract Accounting

  • Major Contract types
  • Direct and Indirect cost
  • Cost Accumulation Structure
  • Indirect Cost Pools
  • Indirect Rates
  • Accounting for Unallowables
  • DCAA Accounting Systems Survey checklist
  • Accounting Policy and Procedures
  • Accounting & timesheet software options for contractors

How to setup your QuickBooks file to help you pass DCAA Accounting system review

  • How to Setup chart of accounts to segregate direct and indirect cost
  • How to segregate and capture FAR 31.205 related Unallowables cost
  • How to setup payroll to track direct and indirect labor
  • How to generate labor distribution report
  • How to setup customer, project, task to track revenue and direct cost by project
  • How to capture direct cost by project and run job cost report

This class is taught by MillerMusmar CPAs, a full service, performance driven CPA firm. MillerMusmar CPAs offer cost-effective and responsive service clients to provide management-friendly tax advice and creative solutions to complex problems government contractors face every day.


Parking at the Mason Enterprise Center is very limited, participants should allow extra time to locate public parking options.
Public parking options include street parking in front of the center, the Liberty Street Free Parking Lot, and the Church Street Paid Parking Lot.

Street Parking:

There are non-metered spaces located in front of our building on Church Street and Royal Street

Liberty Street Lot (6 minute walk)

Price: Complimentary

Address: (204 Liberty Street SW, Leesburg VA 20175


Church Street Lot (2 minute walk)

Price: $1.50/hour via pay station or Parkmobile app

Address: Intersection of Church Street SE and Loudoun Street

Mason Enterprise Center – Leesburg Address
202 Church St SE

Leesburg VA 20175