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Hruta Virkar, CPA

Director of the Division of Financial Advisory Services (DFAS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hruta Virkar, CPA, currently serves as the Director of the Division of Financial Advisory Services (DFAS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  DFAS provides financial advice, participates in the development, coordination and implementation of cost policy relating to contracts and grants, resolves audit findings, performs cost analyses and special reviews, and negotiates indirect cost rates with commercial companies. The Division is a centralized office that supports the Office of the Director, NIH; contracts, grants and program officials of NIH’s Institutes and Centers; and business management officials of NIH’s contractors and grantees

Her career spans both the private sector and public sector. Prior to joining NIH in 2011, Hruta worked at the Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General for several years.

She is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Master’s Degree in Electronics.

My Sessions

Indirect Cost Rates & Accounting System Workshop

Coronado Room

Who needs to negotiate rates? SBIR/STTR phases and indirect cost negotiations “What you need to know about — when to negotiate versus no need to negotiate”. SBIR/STTR guidelines and specific rules to know in regard to IDC. Special IDC costs you need to know: IR&D and Executive bonuses per the HHSAR and NIH policy. The […]

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