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Construction accounting is different from standard accounting and typically requires a unique approach. Many contractors quickly outgrow the standard accounting practices and pivot to focus on the construction-specific requirements and procedures (e.g., WIP, job costing, AIA, certified payroll) necessary to stay compliant and run a profitable business at-scale.
In this webinar, John Meibers, vice president and general manager at Deltek + ComputerEase, will discuss key construction accounting areas that contractors can prioritize when beginning their transformation to ensure long-term, steady business success.
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John Meibers has been a leader at Deltek + ComputerEase for more than 20 years and spent 10 years working in various roles for a large mechanical contractor. In today’s rapidly changing, fast-paced world, a large part of his role is ensuring that Deltek + ComputerEase equips customers with the most cutting-edge technology to power job success.
Competition for prevailing wage jobs is fierce, and some of the greatest challenges for open shop government contractors is ensuring compliance with numerous rules and regulations while also ensuring profitability. Whether competing on projects subject to the Davis-Bacon Act or local prevailing wage ordinances, it’s critical for contractors to be well informed and educated to ensure adherence to the complex and rigorous rules. Learn from industry expert Nat Peniston as he shares best practices for:
If you’re a contractor performing prevailing wage work, you don’t want to miss this webinar.
Nathaniel Peniston, Vice President, The Contractors Plan
Nat Peniston works with partners such as ABC to identify areas of collaboration and drive customer success. An expert in the administration and compliance challenges of hourly employees with prevailing wage and fringe benefit obligations, Peniston has published a number of articles, including Why ‘Prevailing Wages Exist & How to Take Advantage of Them, and a book, The Contractor’s Guide to the Davis-Bacon Act: Essential Knowledge for Bidding and Compliance on Prevailing Wage Jobs.
With more than 30 years of experience, Eliot Wagonheim serves as general counsel to small and mid-sized businesses in a wide array of industries in both litigation and corporate matters. His clients range from five-person shops to some of the most successful and recognized companies in the region.
Over the course of his career, Wagonheim and his team have served as buyer’s counsel, as well as seller’s counsel in transactions ranging from $50,000 to $100,000,000. From a litigation perspective, Wagonheim has both won and successfully defended cases ranging from multi-million dollar, bet-your-company cases to smaller, District Court actions.
In addition to working with clients, Wagonheim also supports organizations and people by teaching online webinars, workshops and master classes through the online platform WagonheimU, in addition to speaking virtually and in-person.
As a teacher and guide, Wagonheim helps people to understand the language and terms that can protect them and their businesses faster and more efficiently than ever.
Anirban Basu, chief economist for Associated Builders and Contractors, will demystify the ever-changing economic landscape and provide an update following the Q2 construction industry forecast in July. Basu will share the latest statistics, unemployment and labor figures, in addition to his exclusive (and always entertaining) economic outlook.
During this webinar, Basu will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the construction industry and the economy in general, the status of the monumental recovery effort and the infrastructure plans, as well as a extended review of regional and national economic indicators, regional construction data and market sectors.
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Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.
In 2014, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission. He is also the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association. He lectures at Johns Hopkins University in Global Strategy and has also taught international economics, urban economics, micro- and macroeconomics at Hopkins. His radio show can be heard weekdays on 88.1FM, WYPR, Baltimore.
Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in foreign service at Georgetown University in 1990. He earned his master’s in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his master’s in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. His juris doctor was earned at the University of Maryland School of Law, and his doctoral work is in health economics and has taken place at UMBC.