Government Contracting CFO to Host SECAF Education Forum on Indirect Rates

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Unanet Technologies CFO, Paul Roche, will discuss his experience in designing indirect pool structures for success both for the marketplace and to comfort Government auditors at SECAF's Education Forum.

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The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum will hold an Education Forum on Indirect Rates for Government Contractors, on Tuesday December 6, 2011. Unanet Technologies CFO, Paul Roche to speak on how successful contractors determine if their rates are competitive.

As the CFO of many government contractors, Paul Roche is a long-time enthusiastic user of Unanet Technologies project management software. He liked the product so much he came out of “retirement” and said “yes” to Unanet President Fran Craig’s request to help with the huge growth in Unanet’s business.

Prior to Unanet, Paul’s Government Contracting financial experience includes large companies, Textron Inc., GE Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, Titan, BTG; and smaller companies including RGE, STAC, INDUS, Chenega,and the Wexford Group International.

At this session Paul will discuss his experience in designing indirect pool structures for success both for the marketplace and to comfort Government auditors. Specifically, Paul will answer from his experience questions such as:

  • How does the rate process/cycle work?
  • How many overhead pools should I have?
  • What should my indirect rates be?
  • What is a “wrap” rate – and what should it be?
  • When, how, and why should I implement a Subcontractor & Material Handling rate?
  • How do I set rates for more than one year?
  • When would I set up forward pricing rates?

About Unanet Technologies
Unanet provides superior Services Automation software which maximizes staff utilization, reduces administrative costs by 90%, improves invoicing by 10X, and supports forward decision-making for improved profitability. Unanet’s more than 800 customers include government contractors, consulting/services organizations, internal IT (Information Technology), and high-technology product companies. Unanet's suite includes resource management, opportunity/project management, timesheets, expense reports and collaboration with real time information and analytics, easy to use interfaces, and outstanding support. Unanet is available either as an Enterprise license (self-hosted software), or the On Demand License (hosted Software as a Service (SaaS)).

Founded in 2001, the Small and Emerging Contractor Advisory Forum (SECAF) enables the small and emerging government contractor to achieve maximum growth in a highly competitive marketplace. SECAF provides companies with business resources, access to influencers and government agencies, advocacy opportunities and education. With more than 250 members, SECAF boasts one of the highest organizational retention rates in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region.


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