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Offices

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) provides fiscal policy guidance as well as accounting, budget, financial, and grants management.

OCFO consists of six divisions:

  • Budget Execution Division
  • Budget Formulation and Appropriations Division
  • Finance, Accounting, and Analysis Division
  • Financial Systems Support Division
  • Grants Financial Management Division
  • Strategic Planning and Performance Division

These divisions work together to assess grantee and OJP financial management policies, procedures, and practices, and to contribute to overall financial integrity and the achievement of OJP-wide goals and objectives. Services include:

  • OJP annual budget preparation and liaison on Congressional appropriations matters
  • Programmatic performance measurement, reporting, and analysis
  • Allocation, tracking, and reporting of OJP funds
  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • Grants financial closeout
  • Grantee customer service on financial matters
  • Grantee financial monitoring, site visits, and compliance review
  • Grants financial management training and technical assistance to grantees and program offices
  • Financial management policy development and implementation
  • Support for existing budgetary, accounting, and financial systems
  • Integration of budgetary, accounting, and financial systems/applications into agency enterprise system landscape

Resources

Leigh Benda

OCFO Leadership

Leigh Benda
Chief Financial Officer

OCFO Contacts

OCFO Email
Main Line: 202-307-0623
OCFO Customer Service Center: 1-800-458-0786
Grants Management System (GMS) Help Desk: 202-514-2024

Date Created: January 7, 2020