Laura Keith, CPA
Senior Managing Consultant
Laura is a Senior Managing Consultant for Special Projects with Redstone Government Consulting, Inc. based in our Huntsville, Alabama office. Laura specializes in cost accounting, compliance, cost and pricing projects, accounting policies and procedures and complex accounting matters unique to the government contractor.
Laura began her career with a Big Four accounting firm specializing in US GAAP financial statement audits and US GAAP compliance. Upon joining a regional accounting firm, she was an audit manager on mid-tier and large government contractors and has a unique understanding of the financial statement issues and requirements that government contractor’s face. Laura’s government contractor auditing experience includes analysis, preparation and review of financial statement presentation in accordance with GAAP, analysis of revenue recognition and related contractor receivables issues, contract and billing review, analysis of indirect rate calculations, analysis of internal control policies and procedures, and performing audit, review and compilation services.
Laura joined our consulting group as a senior consultant in 2009 and specializes in business system internal control engagements including risk assessments of government contractor’s cost accounting and support systems to determine required corrective action in meeting regulatory requirements; preparation of incurred cost proposals, rate forecasts and other contract cost presentations; preparation and evaluation of cost and pricing projects; evaluation of the compliance and adequacy of incurred cost proposal presentations; preparation and review of accounting policies and procedures; evaluation of accounting systems for compliance with regulatory requirements; and providing CFO services for small government contractors.
- BSBA in Accounting, Auburn University
- Master of Accountancy (MAc), The University of Alabama
Designations and Certifications
- Certified Public Accountant
- Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy (ASBPA)
- Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Huntsville Symphony Orchestra Guild
- Huntsville Museum of Art Women’s Guild
- Huntsville High School PTSA Committee Chair