Dan Durst has 12 years of experience in various accounting and compliance issues related to Federal government contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements. Dan’s areas of expertise include Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal awards to non-Federal entities (Uniform Guidance), and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Dan is also well-versed in various levels of audit support including Business System Reviews, Single Audit, and Inspector General audits.
Professional Experience: Dan’s industry experience includes defense, nonprofit, and public sector. Dan has assisted clients with Business Systems Compliance, Policy and Procedure Development, In-House Training, 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, 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.
Dan currently serves on the Thompson Grants Editorial Advisory Board, providing technical guidance and expert content on topics related to compliance with Uniform Guidance.