Jon Bencivenga has 12 years of experience providing professional support to government contractors in the areas of compliance, accounting and training.
Jon’s areas of expertise include the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), agency supplement regulations, Incurred Cost Submissions (ICS), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), DCAA audit support and preparation, dispute resolution, litigation support, and other regulatory non-compliance support.
Jon serves government contractors ranging in size from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies with full contract lifecycle support in the areas of accounting, contracts, compliance and training. His industry experience includes architecture and engineering, aerospace and defense, construction, manufacturing, information technology, not-for-profits and higher education.
Prior to joining Capital Edge, Jon served as the compliance manager for CH2M HILL’s Korea Program located in Seoul, South Korea for five years. He also worked for Baker Tilly Virchow Krause as a manager in their Government Contracts Advisory Services practice for seven years.
Jon has successfully supported clients in developing and implementing compliance controls, policies, procedures, and processes to successfully mitigate the risk of regulatory noncompliance. Jon has extensive experience with preparing indirect expense rate structures, models, and submissions in accordance with FAR Subpart 31.2. He has also assisted numerous clients in resolving allegations of non-compliance and lead contract indirect and direct cost settlement negotiations with both DCAA and cognizant Contracting Officers.
He has assisted contractors and their outside counsel to resolve disputes arising under the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Cost Accounting Standards, Truth in Negotiations Act, and other accounting-related rules and regulations. He has conducted independent forensic accounting investigations to evaluate allegations of fraud, accounting errors and irregularities, and cost mischarging.
Jon has also led compliance infrastructure and indirect rate restructuring efforts to ensure meeting organizational compliance requirements while minimizing impacts to operational efficiencies and maximizing efficiency. Jon has also helped companies develop their CASB Disclosure Statements, change cost accounting practices, develop cost impact statements and defend against allegations of noncompliance.
Affiliations and Publications
In addition to supporting the development of Capital Edge Consulting’s customized client training, JON is a member of the Professional Services Council and the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA).
Expertise and Areas of Focus
Specific areas of government contract consulting expertise include:
Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)
Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audit support and audit defense
Government Contracts Training (Accounting & Compliance related)
DoD Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARs)
Disputes and Litigation Support
Incurred Cost Proposals
Forward Pricing Rates
Cost Impact Statements
CASB Disclosure Statements
Deltek Accounting Systems
Jon graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in accounting.