Expert government contracting accounting services and consulting advice

At Aronson LLC we believe in the concept of the bigger picture. Rather than looking at your business in a vacuum, we seek to perfect the nature of your business through cohesive, complementary solutions that work together for success. Government contractors, in particular, face a unique group of business needs. To address these needs, our government contracting accounting experts have created a system—an ecosystem, so to speak—that brings together critical services and strategies to create an environment that will foster success and increase your bottom line.

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Rather than just address your government sales plan or strategies for minimizing tax liability, we help you make all of the aspects of your business work together. Our diverse service offerings and large group of accounting and consulting experts create the total solution for government contractors.

Traditional Services

Tax
Aronson examines your specific tax planning goals and then develops strategies to minimize tax costs to your company while staying in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Once we have determined your tax needs, we will perform the functions of completing the necessary federal and state income tax returns. Tax services include:

  • State and Local Tax
  • International Tax
  • Credit/Incentives
  • Compliance
  • Strategic Planning

Assurance
From the preparation of financial statements, to providing business and financial consulting, we work to perfect the nature of your business. Aronson recognizes that assurance services for government contractors are typically mandated by third-party lenders or creditors, shareholders, bonding companies, or security regulators. We take pride in having perfected a methodology for addressing the requirements of all of these users. We apply our extensive industry knowledge to bring you efficient and effective assurance services, which improve internal accounting controls and reporting systems by offering proactive advice in areas of importance to your company. Assurance services include:

  • Audit, Compilation & Review
  • Risk Management
  • Special Reports
  • Audit Committee Representation

Consulting Services

Contract Solutions
Selling to the federal government has never been more appealing, but succeeding in the federal market can be difficult. Aronson’s experts stay on top of the emerging trends that affect our GSA Schedule contract clients, using our unique insight and knowledge to help them achieve their short and long-term financial goals. Our instincts have proven accurate and our industry expertise is unparalleled.  Our consulting services for government contractors include:

  • GSA Schedules
  • Contract Acquisition
  • Contract Compliance
  • Contract Maintenance
  • Proposal Support
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Government Contract Systems
With our understanding of the financial and operational needs of government contractors, combined with industry-specific technology expertise, we are able to assist in the installation of accounting systems to ensure compliance with government cost accounting requirements. Aronson has teamed with Deltek®, the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software provider of choice for project-based businesses, to offer the government contractor the best value in products and services. Aronson’s specialized team of consultants provides a variety of consulting services to new and current Deltek users, including installation, implementation, and ongoing support. Deltek® services include:

  • Installation
  • Integration
  • Customization
  • Report Writing
  • Software Sales
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Government Systems Outsourcing
Aronson’s Deltek Outsourcing Group has the experience and power to help companies just like yours address both the technological challenges that today’s government contractors face, as well as the personnel needs that go along with them. Whether you are a prime contractor or subcontractor, a small start-up, an established government contractor, a company experiencing the pain of downsizing, or even just temporarily short-staffed, Aronson can help support your accounting group with skilled professional consultants who know their way around your business. Secure, mission critical data systems combined with the powerful expertise of our experienced accounting technology staff may be the perfect solution for your government contracting business. Our experts are classically educated accounting professionals with strong technical training and broad experience with Deltek GCS Premier and government accounting regulations. Outsourced services for government contractors include:

  • Accounting
  • Staff Augmentation
  • Contract Administration
  • Audit Support
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Compliance Support
Our government contract specialists can help you navigate the complexities of compliance issues. Our extensive experience with DCAA allows us to help you prepare for audits, perform contract close-outs, detail incurred cost submissions and more. Our experts will provide you with direct and indirect cost structure reviews to help ensure compliance with cost regulations, maximize cost recovery and enhance a company’s competitive position. We can assist at every stage—from the development of your strategy to proposal preparation.Government contracting compliance support services include:

  • Ethics
  • Incurred Cost Submissions
  • FAR/CAS Compliance
  • Indirect Rate Structuring
  • EVMS

Additional Services for Government Contractors

Mergers & Acquisitions
Aronson Capital Partners is a leading investment bank providing mergers and acquisition, corporate finance, and valuation services to middle-market companies in the defense and government technology services industries. Through our extensive relationships with strategic buyers, private equity groups and government decision makers, we are able to provide our clients with timely strategic advice and access to active market participants. The principals of Aronson Capital Partners have completed over 50 M&A transactions and raised over $1.0 billion in capital. M&A services include:

  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Business Valuations
  • Placement of Debt/Equity
  • Financial Advisory
  • Due Diligence

Pension & Benefit Plans
Aronson understands the complex aspects of benefit plans and applies a well-rounded knowledge of the industry to help you meet and exceed your business goals. The employee benefits area is dynamic and change is Congressionally controlled. With a 50-year history of service, Aronson anticipates changes and enables clients to meet the demands of aligning their business, employee and regulatory goals. While virtually anyone can read the rules related to benefit plans, very few can provide the perspective necessary to understand how the rules may be applied. It is our commitment to perfecting the nature of your business that drives our professional staff to help you make good business decisions, rather than just good benefit decisions. Benefit plan services include:

  • Audit
  • Compliance
  • Audit Representation
  • Design & Implementation

Transaction Advisory Services
In today’s challenging business and economic environment, many government contractors are considering the execution of mergers and acquisitions to meet shareholder objectives. These complex transactions are often fraught with unseen risks that can derail the achievement of the benefits that both parties expect. In order to maximize the value of the post-integration entity, Aronson employs its unique depth of knowledge and breadth of resources to successfully navigate a myriad of challenges and issues inherent to the M&A process. Our team provides practical insight to private equity firms, strategic buyers, and commercial banks, as well as acquisition targets, business sellers and investment banks throughout the full life cycle of the transaction.