Agency Report

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DOD)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  143  

2016 Index Score
63.1

Change from 2015
3.1 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Index Score: 59.8)
Mission
To lead DOD in finance and accounting by ensuring the delivery of efficient, exceptional quality pay and financial information.
Website
http://www.dfas.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 143 of 305 3.1  63.1 60.0 58.4 54.4 56.2 64.3 65.5 62.6 60.7 57.5 54.5
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 185 of 303 2.1  55.3 53.2 52.5 49.6 48.3 53.3 53.8 54.8 51.9 47.8 45.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 158 of 303 2.4  50.2 47.8 46.2 42.9 41.4 46.6 49.9 49.9 50.5 43.0 43.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 204 of 303 1.2  53.0 51.8 50.0 50.1 44.6 49.4 49.6 47.9 42.6 40.7 42.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 147 of 303 4.5  51.1 46.6 45.7 44.5 43.7 49.1 49.4 50.6 46.2 41.5 38.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 248 of 303 -0.1  63.2 63.3 63.9 57.7 58.2 62.7 62.2 64.9 62.9 60.0 54.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 241 of 304 0.4  73.9 73.5 73.3 71.0 72.4 74.5 73.3 76.0 77.2 73.5 74.0
Pay 232 of 304 4.0  57.0 53.0 53.4 42.1 50.9 59.1 63.7 65.9 66.9
Strategic Management 162 of 304 2.7  55.7 53.0 52.0 49.6 49.8 55.2 55.7 56.9 56.7 54.4 56.9
Teamwork 173 of 304 0.4  66.9 66.5 65.0 63.3 61.5 66.9 66.7 72.8 70.9 69.2 66.4
Innovation 98 of 304 1.7  66.9 65.2 64.5 61.4 61.4 63.5 64.7
Training and Development 202 of 304 -0.5  58.0 58.5 57.4 53.4 54.3 59.3 61.0 61.2 61.6 62.9 53.0
Work–Life Balance 112 of 304 -0.1  65.4 65.5 64.7 62.1 63.7 65.3 67.1 67.8 69.1 65.0 64.7
Support for Diversity 176 of 304 -0.6  58.4 59.0 57.1 53.3 52.5 58.2 58.2 63.2 58.6 57.4 60.0
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 176 of 303 2.9  46.5 43.6 39.5 35.4 35.2 41.0 42.6 45.0 45.5 41.9 39.3
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 117 of 285 2.2  66.0 63.8 61.3 56.9 59.5 68.5 67.5 64.0
Male 157 of 294 2.4  65.1 62.7 61.1 56.4 57.5 63.6 68.7 60.9
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 83 of 225 3.1  67.7 64.6 63.7 57.3 49.3 67.5 68.6 66.4
Hispanic or Latino 0.0  61.6 51.6 49.3 63.5 65.6
Multi-racial 0.0  54.6 46.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 158 of 299 2.8  65.9 63.1 61.6 58.4 61.0 67.3 68.4 62.7
Employees with Disabilities 93 of 194 -2.9  59.5 62.4 53.8 50.2 51.2
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 189 of 230 -4.7  57.3 62.0 58.0 56.5 59.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 31 of 103 10.4  64.1 53.7
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Employees joined (2015)
914 ( 8.4% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
716

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.7%

Employees left (2015)
953 ( 8.8% )

Average left (2010-2015)
982


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics