Accountant acts as accounting subject matter expert for the
region and serves as liaison between 10 SRMC MTFs & Defense
Finance and Accounting System / Rome-Operating Location. This
function entails monitoring and evaluating goals, objectives and
responsibilities of the SRMC financial management program to
insure maintenance on an effective and efficient manner in
accordance with sound management practices.
devises and recommends the adoption of procedures, budgetary
processes, policies and regulations issued by higher commands and
also performs analysis and reconciliation’s related to the most
complex accounting operations, ie. General ledger, Cost accounting,
Deposit funds, Trust funds, Suspense and Receipt accounts. Data from
MTFs for financial and program objectives is continually reviewed,
verified and analyzed for consistency.
Policies and regulations are
maintained and implemented in accordance with financial tracking
systems to facilitate overall MTF operations.
The RMC Managerial Accountant has oversight of HQDA prescribed
systems STANFINS, DCPS, ASIMS, PBAS, ATLAS, DARS, SRD-I, dbCAS,
FMIS and ODS standardized financial management systems and
utilizes those systems to prepare recurring and ad hoc
statistical reports on the status of funds and expenses and
obligations. Also, assists MTFs with interpreting accounting
data & coordinates with disbursement activities/payment offices
to resolve RMC-wide or MTF-specific problematic areas. The RMC
initiates and coordinates corrective actions when DFAS finance
records disagree with MTF records. In addition, ensures MTF POC
training on these sophisticated automated financial tracking
Joint Reviews: Joint reviews are conducted with program
managers at subordinate commands and MEDCOM to address and
resolve financial management problems, issues and concerns.
Review Phase I Certification to DFAS NLT Feb 01
Phase II Certification to DFAS NLT Noon, 23 May 2007
Phase III Certification to DFAS, TBD later
Certification of Year End Reports NLT Oct 01
has not published their schedule, so exact dates are not known
The RMC provides professional and technical advice to the SRMC
MTFs and OPLOC management officials on compliance with and
interpretation and implementation of requirements relevant to
the Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) , the Chief
Financial Officers (CFO) Act and Public Law. In addition,
advises MTFs on impacts of accounting policy changes on
operation results. DFAS-IN Manual 37-100-2007, DFAS-IN Reg 37-1,
DOD Financial Management Regulations. To locate these
regulations, manuals and other Resource Management publications,
please click here, and select'D'.
Accounting Processing Codes:
Performs, directs and monitors general expense accounting, cost
accounting, workload and manpower accounting. Coordinates the
assignment of Accounting Processing Codes (APC) and provides
interpretation of the Army Management Structure definitions.
The Managerial Accountant discusses related issues with a wide
variety of customers including resource managers, MEDCOM,
management and functional staffs at DFAS Headquarters and
Centers. Coordination is required with representatives of
central disbursement activities, payment offices and subordinate
commands in researching and resolving "unmatched disbursement"
situations and for determining appropriate accounting
to Rome Community:
Send an email to
DRO-Eportal-Accounts@DFAS.Mil to request access to the Rome
Community on the EPortal and join the EXT-Rome user group. When
you receive an email back granting you the permission you will
then be able to connect with all of the people at DFAS-Rome that
service you as well as get up to date information on items of
interest at DFAS-Rome.
FY2007 YEAR-END Symposium
7-8 August 2007 with registration being done thru the EPortal.
DFAS mission is to provide responsive, professional finance and
accounting services to the Department of Defense. Click here to
learn more about
DFAS at or to go directly to
Defense Travel System (DTS):
travel automation for all travel processes from the TDY
reservation to the voucher settlement state is working wonders
for government travelers even though at the present time
commitment data isn’t flowing to the accounting database (DbCAS).
DTS is compliant with all privacy act requirements, protects
travel documents and Personal Profile information by allowing
the DTA to limit traveler and AO access.
You can click
DFAS to find out if a payment is being made or is still
pending at. At a minimum, you will need the contract number.
You will not get detailed information but it will tell you if
payment is not being made. If you require further information,
contact DFAS-Rome Customer Service at 1-800-553-0527 or e-mail
Romeemail@example.com. When sending an e-mail request for
information, use the Purchase Order number as the SUBJECT.
Area Work Flow:
Department of Defense (DoD) web-based application used to create
and submit invoices and receiving reports electronically. It
ensures you are in compliance with the Electronic Invoicing Law
(DFARS 252.232-7003). It is available via Internet 24/7 and it
should result in more timely payments of invoices and no more
Mandatory Use of Government
the Army Letter signed on 12 July 2005 by John J. Argodale,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army concerns Army Travel Card
Program – Mandatory Use of Individually Billed Accounts (IBA) to
Pay for Official Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel.
no later than October 1, 2005, Army policy is amended to require
use of IBA for all official travel expenses for all military and
non-bargaining unit employees. For employees that are members
of bargaining units, the change is effective upon completion of
local bargaining obligations. This policy change permits
continued use of the Centrally Billed Account (CBA) for
transportation costs for those who do not have a travel card.
here for detail.
Travel Regulation (JTR) was recently changed to require that a
Travel Approving Official sign both military and civilian travel
settlement vouchers (DD Form 1351-2). References for this
guidance is the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR), paragraph C5006
and Travel Tech Message 99-22 dated 13 Oct 99.
On 28 Oct
99, further guidance was received per Travel Tech Message 99-23
dated 28 Oct 99, establishing the Supervisory Review requirement
for military members instead of the requirement to have their
vouchers signed by a Travel Approving Official.
Supervisory Review for military members is not intended as a
payment computation, nor is it for approval of items on the
claim requiring specific approval. This review ensures that the
claim is complete and proper, and complies with the intent of
completion of travel, military members will submit their
vouchers to their commander/supervisor (or designated
representative when the commander/supervisor is unavailable) for
review. For a PCS travel settlement voucher, the Reviewer is the
In and Out Processing individual receiving the voucher from the
Reviewer reviews the voucher, the Reviewer places the notation
"Reviewed (date)" and signs over his/her printed name in the
upper right corner of the DD Form 1351-2. The Reviewer will not,
repeat, will not, use block 21 or block 22a (depending on the
version of the 1351-2 being used) for this signature.
settlement vouchers requiring specific approval must have the
Travel Approving Official authorize the after-the-fact items in
block 29 of the DD Form 1351-2 and sign in block 21 or block 22a
(depending on the version of the DD Form 1351-2 being used.
Additional supervisory review is not required, as the Travel
Approving Official has the authority to review the voucher.
cards, DD Form 577, are not required for individuals performing
the Commander/Supervisory Review. Signature cards are still
required for individuals appointed as Travel Approving
conversion from DFAS-SA to DFAS-Rome, all travel settlement
vouchers must be sent to DFAS-Indianapolis:
Travel Pay Services
Attn: Dept 3700
8899 East 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46249-3777
Address for Scanned Vouchers:
Customer Help Desk: 1-888-332-7366, available Monday thru
Friday, 7:30AM to 6:00PM, Eastern Standard Time.
FAX Numbers: (317) 510-3913
Address for Questions and Inquiries:
DFAS-IN.Travel@DFAS.mil (Turn around time is 48 hours)
Voice Response System (IVRS): 1-888-332-7366, available 24 hours
a day, 7 days a week (Requires social security number and MYPay