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Bill Walter
Director (CPA)
Tysons, VA

Bill Walter, Director in DHG’s Government Contract Advisory practice, has over three decades of experience in the government contracting industry. Prior to joining the firm, Bill was an auditor for the Defense Contract Audit Agency and held executive-level positions with one of the largest service providers to the Department of Defense.

Bill’s extensive background in the application and interpretation of rules, regulations, and standards applicable to government contractors includes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), individual agency supplements, and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS). His experience and perspective provide DHG clients with sound guidance regarding real business challenges and a diverse portfolio of solutions.

Bill’s work includes helping clients understand the requirements associated with developing and implementing pricing strategies, indirect cost allocation solutions, developing accounting, estimating, procurement, project management, and integrated system requirements for clients in various industries including aerospace and defense, contingency contracting, logistics, oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, construction, and professional services.

As a faculty member of the George Mason University (GMU) and the Public Contracting Institute (PCI) Government Contracts Program, Bill has developed and taught courses on many facets of contracting. In addition, Bill leads PCI’s “Trending Cost Issues” program, providing monthly updates on topics relevant to the Government Contracting industry. Bill is also a highly sought-after presenter on current topics to industry groups in the federal procurement arena.

Bill regularly writes articles on current industry trends for publications such as Government Contract Costs, Pricing & Accounting Report.


Professional Organizations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • National Contract Management Association, Member
  • Professional Services Council, Member
  • National Defense Industrials Association, Procurement Committee, Member
  • American Bar Associated, Public Contract Law Section, Associate Member
Licenses
  • Certified Public Accountant - VA - 10114

Contact
Phone
(703)970-0509
bill.walter@dhg.com
vCard
Education
  • Bachelors, Accounting
    Pennsylvania State University
Industry Focus
  • Construction
  • Government Contracting
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Technology & Life Sciences
  • Transportation & Logistics
Service Areas
  • Advisory

Industry Issues



Services In Focus
Alerts, News
& Publications


2018 Year End Tax Planning Letter
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Targeted Improvements to Related Party Guidance for ...

On October 31, 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”)...
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Revenue Recognition: A Private Company Disclosure Guide
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Case Studies
When Uncle Sam Locks the Door and You Can’t Get In
Monday, the House, Senate and the Executive Office reached an agreement and the government reopened after three days. However, a chance remains that come
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Auditor Turned Exec Taps into DHG Clients’ Secret Sa...

“I believe that continuous learning is the key to success,” explained Bill Walter.
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Regulatory Update: August 15 – November 30, 2016
As part of Dixon Hughes Goodman's efforts to keep you informed of recent updates, we are happy to provide a summary of the latest changes to regulations,
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A Step in the Right Direction - DCAA Issues Updated ...

In what should be welcome news to contractors, the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) has updated the Checklist for Determining Adequacy of Contractor
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Happy New Year

As we begin the new fiscal year, government contractors need to identify risks that affect both revenue and costs. The unsettled federal budget creates
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BBP 3.0 - The New Hope

On April 20, over 88 million people watched the trailer for the new movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. A few weeks earlier, on April 9, Deputy
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Regulatory Update: February 2015 - April 2015
As part of Dixon Hughes Goodman’s efforts to keep you informed of recent updates, we are happy to provide a summary of the latest changes to regulations,
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Regulatory Update: October 2014 - February 2015
As part of Dixon Hughes Goodman’s efforts to keep you informed of recent updates, we are happy to provide a summary of the latest changes to regulations,
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Regulatory Update: July - September 2014
Summary, 48 CFR Chapter 1, Docket No. FAR 2014-0051, Sequence No. 4; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-76 (July 25, 2014)
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Regulatory Update - March 2014 - April 2014

FAR/OTHER AGENCIES/SUPPLEMENTS

Final/Interim Rule/Notice

  • Final Rule, 48 CFR Part 201, DFARS Case 2013-D023; Contracting
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New DCAA Guidance – Good News for Contractors?! Prof...
Consultant and professional service costs have long been considered a major risk area by government auditors and a source of frustration among contractors.
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Accounting System Review - What’s a Contractor to Do?
Companies face many challenges while trying to grow in the government contracting marketplace. Initially a company needs to identify a category of goods
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Changing Accounting Systems
Every once in a while it happens. A manager finds that they are not getting the information that they need to obtain the financial results expected by the
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NDAA 2013 Internal Audits
DHG issued an alert regarding the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) access to contractor’s internal audit reports in August 2012.
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