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Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

The office is headed by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) who serve as the principal financial management advisors to the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs and other senior Indian Affairs officials. It is comprised of the following four divisions:

  • Acquisitions and Property Management
  • Financial Systems
  • Fiscal Services
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis

Located in Reston, VA, the CFO is the primary conduit to the Department’s financial management community. The CFO also serves as head of the contracting activity, the senior Indian Affairs acquisition official, the audit liaison officer, and the management control coordinator for Indian Affairs. The OCFO is responsible for all aspects of financial management, including loan and construction accounting; power and irrigation billings and collections; acquisitions and grants; and property and space management activities. The OCFO prepares Indian Affairs financial statements and is the primary liaison with the Department’s Office of Inspector General. The OCFO ensures financial management is consistent with requirements of the Chief Financial Officers Act, Government Performance and Results Act, Office of Management and Budget guidance, Department of the Treasury, General Accounting Office, and Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board.

OCFO Mission

“The OCFO mission is to provide exceptional services to our customers to successfully accomplish Indian Affairs' mission of serving Indian Country.”

Key Program Services

  • Acquisitions Policy for Indian Affairs
  • Acquisitions Services for Central Office and National IA Contracts
  • Financial Assistance Policy
  • Financial Assistance ASAP Support to Tribes
  • Financial Management Policies for Indian Affairs
  • Financial Systems Operations/Optimization
  • Financial Reporting to Stakeholders
  • Financial Statement Preparation
  • Financial Audit Support
  • Financial System Training
  • Financial System Security
  • Loan Management
  • Payment Processing
  • Travel and PCS Processing