PFM Organization and Staff

Office of Financial Management
1849 C Street NW
Mail Stop 5530
Washington, DC 20240
Phone: (202) 208-4701
Fax: (202) 208-6940

The Office of Financial Management (PFM) is responsible for Department-wide functions related to financial and accounting policy and procedures, financial data and data integrity, financial management strategic planning, fiscal and financial reporting including Department-wide coordination of financial statements, financial management systems, the management control program and coordination of audits and audit follow-up. The Office provides executive level leadership and direction, coordinates policy development, program evaluation and guidance, and provides advocacy and support for program and bureau operations in all financial and related functional areas.

The Office of Financial Management is organized into the following six divisions to address the critical financial management issues that confront the U.S. Department of the Interior:

  • Audit Management Division (AM)  – The AM is responsible for providing guidance, governance, recommendations, corrective action plans, and audit follow-up. The AM helps to ensure compliance with the Chief Financial Officer Act, the full scope of OMB Circular A-50 Revised- Audit Follow-Up, and OMB Circular A-133 Single Audit. The AM also fulfills the Department’s audit follow-up responsibilities by providing oversight and guidance over Bureaus and Offices efforts to address audit findings and recommendations as well as resolving disputed audit findings and recommendations. The AM manages the Conference Approval process for the Department.

 

  • Financial Policy and Operations Division (FPO)  – The FPO is responsible for coordinating and maintaining financial policy, and other operational policy/areas throughout the agency. This includes reviewing and updating policy from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Department of the Treasury, and for Department-wide decision-making and management, as well as participating in various workgroups to ensure that the interests of DOI are addressed. The DOF is also responsible for ensuring the Department's compliance with the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002, the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010 (IPERA), and the Improper Payment Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012; asset and debt management policy functions; maximizing the use of electronic media for communicating policies, processing receipts and disbursements; developing and prescribing financial policies, including but not limited to procedures related to cash management and accountability, pay administration and Treasury collections. The FOP manages and coordinates the travel and relocation program for Departmental offices, as well as the entire policy for the Agency and the Department's Partnership and Donation programs.

 

  • Financial Reporting Division (FRD) - Financial Reporting Division (FRD) - The FRD is the principal lead on consolidating the Department’s financial reporting to the Department of the Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The FRD provides reporting leadership and guidance to the Department’s bureaus in preparation of the Agency Financial Report (AFR)/ MD& A Financial and Analysis Section, Reconciliation to the Statement of Budgetary Resources (SF-133), Intragovernmental Differences Report and Reconciliation (IGT) in accordance with Treasury guidance. FRD serves as the authoritative guidance on financial reporting by interpreting and applying governance as defined by OMB A-136 Financial Reporting Requirements, Statements of Federal Financial Accounting (SFFAS), and the Federal Accounting Standard Advisory Board (FASAB) in compliance with the CFO Act of 1990 and the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).

 

  • Financial Systems and Data Analytics Division (FSDA) – The FSDA is responsible for coordinating and maintaining a master set of definitions of financial data and related codes necessary for reporting to OMB, Treasury, and for Department-wide decision making and management, as well as participation in various workgroups to ensure the interests of DOI are addressed. Included in PFM realm of responsibility is the collection of financial performance data and data analysis. The PFM is responsible for audit support; facilitating alternative and interactive reporting (i.e., visualizations); participating in DOI reporting strategy groups; agile project management; and the development of visualizations. The PFM is also responsible for developing cost accounting structures to support program performance and cost recovery goals of Activity Based Costing and for coordinating and managing system-related issues for financial reporting, audit support, facilitating alternative and interactive reporting (i.e., visualizations), in DOI reporting strategy groups, and agile project management. The PFM also manages and coordinates the Travel and Relocation Data for DOI.

 

  • Internal Control and Evaluation Division (ICE) – The ICE is responsible for ensuring internal control testing, and assessments throughout the Department, fraud training, fraud awareness, and managing and evaluating these and other financial management risks. The ICE also ensures compliance with the Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) as implemented by OMB Circular No. A-123 regarding internal control over financial reporting, Improper Payments Information Act of 2002, the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010 (IPERA), and the Improper Payment Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012.

Office of Financial Management Leadership

Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Director
Tonya R. Johnson
(202) 208-4701

Deputy Director
Eric D. Still
(202) 208-3439

Senior Advisor
Clarence Smith
(202) 208-3253

Chief of Staff
Cynthia Snooks-Key
(202) 208-4246

 

Division Chiefs

Naznin Rahman - Audit Management Division Chief
(202) 368-3372

Julie Ehrlichman - Departmental Offices Finance Officer
(303) 895-4174

DaCari Graham - Financial Policy and Operations Division Chief 
(202) 208-3425

Kenneth T. Cason - Financial Reporting Division Chief
(202) 208-3417

Katrina Millette - Financial Systems and Data Analytics Division Chief (Acting)
(202) 735-4658

Nelson Alvarado - Internal Control and Evaluation Division Chief
(202) 208-4701

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