Cotton CARES

Cotton & Company LLP
  • Veteran-owned
  • Certified Public Accounting firm
  • Founded in 1981
  • Alexandria, Virginia
  • 15 partners
  • 180 employees

Cotton & 公司是一家为政府机构和项目提供专业服务的注册会计师事务所, as well as commercial clients. Since our founding in 1981, 澳彩坚持以服务为主的做法,为政府机构和项目提供服务. 总部位于弗吉尼亚州亚历山大老城,毗邻华盛顿特区.C. 加强澳彩的客户关系,提供无障碍服务.

Cotton & Company provides a full range of audit, financial management and accounting, internal control and risk management, information systems, and litigation support services. 澳彩已协助数十个联邦和州机构实现问责制, transparency, and integrity over the receipt, disbursement, and application of public funds, and execution of federal programs.

CARES Act Services

Cotton & 公司拥有必要的专业知识和经验,以协助联邦和州机构及其监察长确保COVID-19援助的问责制和支出透明度, relief, and response funds. 《澳彩网APP下载》资助的历史规模和范围, 再加上分配资金以满足紧急需要所需要的权宜之计和灵活性, call for increased risk management, monitoring, reporting, and oversight of federal spending. Cotton & 公司拥有数十年相关经验协助.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE

随时准备协助联邦和州机构履行其与COVID-19应对和经济救援资金有关的财政和管理职责.

Risk Management and Internal Controls

  • 按照美国标准设计和实施内部控制.S. 政府问责局(GAO)的联邦政府内部控制标准(绿皮书)和管理和预算局(OMB)的通告A-123, 《澳彩网APP下载》.
  • 修改业务流程,以平衡快速支付财政援助赠款的当前需要, loans, 并在保持项目完整性的同时向数百万的受惠者支付福利, audit trails, and data quality.

Monitoring and Reporting

  • 支持预算执行,包括监测和报告义务的状态和有效性, expenditures, and outlays.
  • Financial statement, 政府间库务署帐目编号, and Data Act reporting, ensuring quality data that are accurate, complete, and timely, 并确保事务得到源文档的充分支持.

定制的报告使数据和信息可以在不同层次上进行汇总或分类,以满足《澳彩网APP下载》对监测和绩效衡量的要求.

Accounting Support

  • 在总账系统中记录债务和付款交易及权责发生制分录.
  • 协调支线和子分类账系统与总账的关系,确保交易及时进行, accurately and completely recorded.

在管理《澳彩网APP下载》时要处理的大量交易将需要额外的资源,以确保及时和准确地记录交易,以支持实时报告和决策, and ensure accountability, transparency, and auditability. 

Data Analytics and Visualization

  • Analyze financial, award, 和其他相关的机构数据,以支持绩效指标和演示. 
  • 持续监控数据以识别数据完整性问题, including duplicate, erroneous or improper payments.

数据分析程序对实施和理解COVID-19救援和应对工作的成果非常有价值.

OVERSIGHT ASSISTANCE

随时准备协助流行病恢复特别监察长办公室, 大流行应对问责委员会, 以及负责各方面监督职责的监察长办事处.

Risk Assessments

  • 与总检查员合作,识别与每个项目相关的相关风险因素,然后评估错误和不当支付和/或欺诈的风险.
  • 执行风险评估以识别潜在的审计领域和/或潜在的被审计方.

Financial and Compliance
Audits and Reviews

  • 审计政府合同和拨款,以确定产生的费用是否合理, allocable, 符合法律规定的和允许的, regulations, and contract terms and conditions.
  • 使用审计软件,提高审计效率和有效性, 通过对事务数据进行数据挖掘和分析来识别异常, outliers, and aberrant transactions for testing.

Performance Audits

量身定制,满足客户代理审计目标:

  • Assess program effectiveness; economy and efficiency; internal controls; compliance; and prospective analyses.
  • Include audits of procurement practices, 评估项目规则和规章的遵守情况, Data Act audits, 并进行审计,以确定错误或不当的付款.

Forensic Reviews

  • 执行法医审查,以支持对欺诈、浪费和滥用行为的调查.
  • 合作伙伴和工作人员都是注册欺诈审查员,为执行审查提供专业知识.

LITIGATION ASSISTANCE

随时准备协助联邦和州机构以及私人承包商进行建筑诉讼,并准备或评估因COVID-19成本增加而引起的索赔.

  • 提供与项目成本增加和延误相关的诉讼支持, including costs for suspensions, terminations, disruption, differing site conditions, and other alleged contract breaches.
  • Conduct project cost reviews; perform detailed analyses of budgets and claimed costs; perform reconstruction of actual damages; and provide statistical research.
  • 协助诉讼团队提供各项服务, including pre-trial and trial support, expert reports, deposition and trial testimony, settlement negotiations, related investigatory services, 以及满足特定需求的其他支持.

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CARES Act Leadership Team

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Jason Boberg

Partner

CPA, CFE

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Melinda DeCorte

Partner

CPA, CGFM, CFE, PMP

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Michael Gillespie

Partner

CPA, CFE

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Megan Mesko

Partner

CPA, CFE

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Edmund Fernandez

Senior Manager (Assurance)

CPA, CIA, CFE

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Paul Lionikis

Director of Outreach