Meet Beverly Arviso....

Beverly Arviso is the founder of Arviso, Inc. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), and Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) with over 15 years of progressive accounting and finance experience and extensive knowledge of the government contracting industry. Beverly has private sector experience as Chief Financial Officer and Director of Contracts for government contractors in a variety of industries, she served as the Partner-in-Charge of the Hampton Roads Government Contract Consulting Group in a regional public accounting firm. After graduating from George Mason University in less than four years, Beverly was selected to participate in an accelerated program for Contracts Specialist with the Department of Defense.

As a Government Contract Consultant, Beverly specializes in reviewing, restructuring, and implementing compliant job cost accounting systems in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 31 and the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Contract Audit Manual (CAM), she specializes in Deltek’s Costpoint and GCS Premier, QuickBooks, and Peachtree accounting systems, DCAA audit preparation and support, cost and pricing strategy and development, acting as interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and controller, strategic business planning and processes, indirect rate strategy and development, incurred cost submissions, GSA contract proposal, administration and audit support, government contract and subcontract compliance, and contract and subcontract administration.

As CFO, Beverly was responsible for the leadership of the financial and accounting systems and support functions, including implementation of sound finance and accounting systems, practices, and processes, she served as a significant member of the leadership team to set the strategic direction for the company, which included the development and execution of the budget and operational plans, and she was responsible for establishing and maintaining strong internal controls. As Director of Contracts, Beverly was responsible for the overall contract and subcontract administration compliance program in accordance with the FAR and applicable agency supplements, cost estimating and proposal pricing preparation, indirect rate strategy and development, and acted as the DCAA liaison in several successful audits.

As the Partner in Charge of the Hampton Roads Government Contract Consulting Practice at a regional public accounting firm, Beverly provided consulting services to government contractors across the United States in such areas as implementation of job cost accounting systems for government contractors in accordance with FAR Part 31, including Deltek’s GCS Premier and Costpoint, QuickBooks, and Peachtree, strategic assessment and business process reviews, interim CFO, interim controller, DCAA audit preparation and support, cradle to grave contract and subcontract administration, indirect rate development, incurred cost proposal assistance, government contract compliance matters, cost and price proposal strategy and development, GSA contract and proposal support, and many other financial services.

Beverly has also served as the Director of Contracts for a rapidly growing Information Technology contractor. As the Contracts Manager she was responsible for managing the firm’s corporate contract department and acted as the primary corporate resource for many financial matters, including invoice matters, cost allowability issues, and cost proposal strategy and development.

Beverly started her career when she was selected to participate in an accelerated program for Contracts Specialist with the Department of Defense where she gained in depth cradle-to-grave contracting experience and extensive knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS).

Beverly has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She is certified by the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA) as a Fellow, CPCM and CFCM. Beverly is a CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is currently a member of the NCMA, where she serves as an Executive Advisor to the Norfolk, VA area chapter. She is also a member of the Tidewater Association of Service Contractors where she serves as the President. She is a frequent lecturer on topics of interest to government contractors.

Specializing in Government Contract Consulting services