Dan Durst is a Manager at Capital Edge Consulting, with over a decade of experience in various accounting and compliance issues related to Federal government contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements. Dan’s areas of expertise include Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal awards to non-Federal entities (Uniform Guidance), Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Defense Grant and Agreement Regulatory System (DGARS), and USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR). Dan is also well-versed in various levels of audit support including DCAA, Single Audit, and Inspector General audits.
Dan’s industry experience includes defense, nonprofit, and public sector. Dan has assisted clients with Indirect Cost Rate Proposal Development, Indirect Rate Structure Assessment, Subrecipient Monitoring Support, Audit Support and Risk Assessment, Audit Findings Remediation, Procurement System Compliance, Internal Controls Assessment, Forensic Investigations, Grants Closeout Support, and other regulatory compliance matters. Dan is also a frequent lecturer on Federal grants and contracts compliance for industry-recognized training organizations such as Federal Publications Seminars and Thompson Information Services.
Prior to joining Capital Edge, Dan was an audit supervisor and lead consultant for Clarke Leiper PLLC, a member of the AICPA’s Government Audit Quality Center. Dan has previously held security clearances with the U.S. Department of Defense, including Secret Clearance. While contracted by the U.S. Department of State Dan conducted audits and analysis at the U.S. Embassies in 19 foreign countries. Dan has supervised and performed several Single Audits under both OMB A-133 and the new Uniform Guidance, Subpart F.