Paul H. Calabrese
Mr. Calabrese is currently a senior manager in the certified public accounting firm of Rubino & Company providing accounting and consulting services to the Firm’s government contracting and nonprofit grant clients. Mr. Calabrese has considerable experience with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and CAS disclosure statements, Federal Acquisition Regulation Cost Principles (FAR), Department of Defense FAR Supplement, and the Uniform Guidance for Federal grants and cooperative agreements.
Mr. Calabrese has supported government contractors relating to the Defense Contracting Audit Agency (DCAA) auditors. Mr. Calabrese is in the unique position to have DCAA audit, compliance, government contract cost accounting experience with FAR, CAS and DFARS in the government sector as a DCAA auditor, in the private sector as a Controller of a government contractor and in the public sector as a senior manager in a public accounting firm’s government consulting group. Mr. Calabrese has over 30 years of professional experience. He has 20 years experience at a public accounting firm in their government contract consulting group, 13 years with three government contractors and 5 years with two DOD audit agencies and particularly as a DCAA auditor.
Mr. Calabrese has supported all facets of a liaison relationship with DCAA on such matters as incurred cost submissions, indirect rate development, prepared several incurred submissions using the DCAA ICE template, advance agreements, forward pricing reviews, proposals, defective pricing, billing systems, contract close-outs, compensation, Cost Accounting Standards issues and CAS Disclosure Statements. He has negotiated with resident and regional DCAA auditors, DCMAO personnel, ACOs and PCOs, and has also worked on litigation support: quantums for REA’s and TFC’s. Mr. Calabrese began his career as an internal auditor with the Air Force Audit Agency, following which he was a senior auditor for DCAA.
Mr. Calabrese regularly speaks at the Institute of Management Accountants, the Greater Washington Society of CPAs and the Maryland Association of CPAs.