Our professionals have been working with government contractors for over 40 years.

Our commitment to government contractors is to develop a solid business and compliance foundation. The level of scrutiny and risk associated with working with the federal government creates unique business challenges for this industry. Our experience enables us to provide a high degree of technical knowledge and sound business advice oriented specifically to this industry.

Specializing in Government Contracting and M&A Consulting

If your company is looking to expand, then the best course of action may involve a merger or acquisition. Marcum can make things easier for you and your business during this otherwise chaotic and challenging process.

  • Business valuation
  • Deal structuring
  • Due diligence
  • Quality of earnings
  • LOI and purchase agreement
  • Post-acquisition accounting

Traditional Accounting

Technical Knowledge and Sound Business Advice Tailored to this Industry:

  • Financial Statement Audits: Demonstrate transparency and credibility.
  • Reviews and Compilations: Build a reputation for integrity.
  • Collateral Audits: Establish good standing with funders.
  • SF1408 System Review Audits: Ensure compliance with FAR standards.
  • CAS Disclosure Statements: Show consistency in reporting of costs.
  • 401(k) and 403(b) Plan Audits: Ensure compliance with ERISA standards.
  • Tax Planning and Compliance: Save money and achieve business goals.
  • Accounting Outsourcing: Scale your financial accounting resources.
  • Litigation Support: Accounting, business and tax assistance.
  • Financial Projections: Gain valuable insights to guide operations.

Management Consulting

Helping Government Contractors Effectively Use Their Resources and Achieve Their Objectives:

  • CAS and FAR Compliance: Allowability and allocability of costs.
  • Incurred Cost Submissions: Accurate and relevant reporting of costs.
  • Indirect Rate Calculations: Gain potential competitive advantages.
  • Rate Pool Structuring: Fair, reasonable and equitable allocations.
  • DCAA Audit Defense: Complete audit representation.
  • Cost Proposal Support: Compliant, persuasive and competitive data.
  • M&A Advisory Services: Seize opportunities for growth and success.
  • Financial Reporting: Gain financial clarity and timely guidance.
  • Accounting Software Review, Selection, Implementation and Conversion of Systems: Transformative tools for growth.

What Sets Us Apart

Full-Service CPA Firm Specializing in Government Contractor Accounting

  • Dedicated senior team of CPAs with more than 40 years of industry experience.
  • Low staff turnover to provide clients with continuity from year-to-year, so we can focus our efforts on adding value to your organization.
  • Exposure to best practice alternatives based on our experience with government contractors.
  • Commitment to high quality work and personal, timely service at reasonable rates.
  • Access to timely updates, business news and expert commentary in our bi-weekly newsletter.
  • Value-added services, including our online, secure client portal.
  • Fixed fee engagements so there are no fee surprises.
  • Membership in PrimeGlobal, an international association of accounting firms.
  • Partnership with industry-compliant software and solution providers for compliance, business development, contract management and reporting.


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Eric  Cohen

Eric Cohen

Office Managing Partner

  • Tax & Business
  • Rockville, MD
Matt  Duvall

Matt Duvall


  • Assurance
  • Rockville, MD
Donald  Keninitz

Donald Keninitz


  • Assurance
  • Rockville, MD
Donna  Mahan

Donna Mahan


  • Managed Services
  • Rockville, MD
Douglas A. Trueheart

Douglas A. Trueheart

Senior Advisor

  • Tax & Business
  • Rockville, MD