Stephen J. Kiraly
CPA, CFF, CCA
Mr. Kiraly has over thirty-five years of experience in assisting clients in government contract accounting, contract administration, regulatory compliance, and damages calculations. In addition to his years of consulting experience, he has worked for government contractors and was an adjunct faculty teaching graduate accounting courses. He has testified as an expert witness in Federal District Court, state courts, The Court of Federal Claims, Federal Board of Contract Appeals and the GAO. He is the author of the damages section of “Practicing Before the Federal Boards of Contract Appeals” published by the American Bar Association, and is the current Co-Chair of the Accounting, Cost and Pricing committee on the ABA Public Contracts Section.
Areas of Expertise
Mr. Kiraly has extensive experience with all types of government contracts, including Firm Fixed Price, Cost Reimbursement, Incentive (both fixed and cost types), Time and Material and Level-of-Effort contracts. He has provided assistance to clients regarding the interpretation of and compliance with such complex regulations as the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Cost Accounting Standards, Procurement Integrity Act, False Claims Act and among others. He has prepared termination settlement claims resulting both from Terminations for Convenience and Terminations for Default.
Mr. Kiraly has provided expert testimony on government contracting issues ranging from the procurement process and bid protests to increased cost and lost profits claims. He has assisted clients involved in terminations for convenience and termination for default matters.
Mr. Kiraly’s consulting engagements have included the preparation and defense of claims related to increased costs resulting from breach of contracts or changed work claims on government and commercial contracts.
Mr. Kiraly has provided financial, regulatory and damage analyses on a wide variety of projects. Mr. Kiraly’s consulting engagements have included the preparation and defense of claims related to increased costs resulting from breach of contracts or changed work claims on government and commercial contracts. His work has included analysis of accounting and pricing issues and presentation of his findings to government representatives.