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Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Strategic, financial, and operational leadership through committed teamwork and customer service to support NOAA's mission.
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The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the financial leadership of NOAA. This includes responsibility for all NOAA disbursements and accountability processes, as well as the management and coordination of NOAA planning, budgeting, and analysis. 

The CFO's team manages and oversees NOAA's accounting, billing, vendor payments, budgeting, strategic financial planning, performance and program evaluation, financial systems, internal control mechanisms, and financial policy functions—enabling NOAA to achieve its mission in a financially responsible manner.

We also ensure the completion of timely and accurate financial reports and analyses that improve decision making, comply with Federal requirements, and demonstrate effective management of taxpayer dollars.

For more information, please contact 

O.CFO@NOAA.gov or 301-713-1632.