Courtney Black is Senior Manager in the Ernst & Young LLP Government Contract Services practice in the Dallas, TX office. Courtney has more than 14 years of experience in government contracting with EY advising clients on considerations spanning the government contracting lifecycle. She specializes in assisting clients in conducting business with the federal government, including determining compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation, Cost Accounting Standards, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars and contract-specific requirements. She also assists clients with developing cost accounting structures to optimize cost recovery, calculating indirect rates, preparing CASB disclosure statements, preparing incurred cost submissions, and documenting systems manuals along with policies and procedures. She provides technical advice to clients contracting with the General Services Administration (GSA), Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other agencies in the areas of proposal and equitable adjustment preparation, cost allocations and cost reporting. Courtney works across multiple industries including aerospace and defense, professional services, engineering and construction, healthcare and technology.