Robert Craig



Robert M Craig is a Partner for Capital Edge Consulting. Mr. Craig has almost 30 years of experience providing accounting and compliance solutions and services related to U.S. Federal government contracting.  He specializes in the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Federal Acquisition Regulations and the Cost Accounting Standards and has supported Government Contractors with numerous matters, including: Financial Accounting, Mergers & Acquisition due diligence, Litigation and claims, Cost accounting/allocation, Strategic rate restructuring, Contract Compliance, Process Improvement and strategic planning as well as Proposal pricing and development.

Bob spent over 20 years in Industry providing Accounting and Compliance support for a variety of Government Contractors before transitioning to Consulting with the Big Four.  Since then, Bob has provided Consulting advice within multiple industries with specific focus on Manufacturing, Biotech, and Pharmaceuticals.

Bob has provided services to a wide range of industries including Aerospace and Defense, Manufacturing, Professional services and Pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. His clients range from small start-ups to large, publicly-held multi-national organizations.  

Affiliations and Publications

In addition to developing Capital Edge Consulting’s customized client training, Bob is a nationally recognized speaker who teaches classes through Federal Publication Seminars, National Contract Management Association and additional affiliates.   He has lectured on a number of topics, including Government Contract Accounting, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Cost Accounting Standards, Cost & Price Analysis, Incurred Cost Submissions, Introduction to Government Contracting, and Government Contractor Business Systems Compliance.  He is a member of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), American Bar Association, Vice-Chair of Accounting, Cost and Pricing Committee,  Professional Services Council, Association of Government Accountants and Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

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)
  • Incurred Cost Submissions
  • Accounting Systems
  • Purchasing Systems
  • Estimating Systems
  • Forward Pricing Rates
  • Cost Impact Statements
  • CAS Disclosure Statements

B.S. Accounting and M.B.A
Bob earned his B.S., Accounting, and an M.B.A at La Salle University.  He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).