Agency Report

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DOD)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  184  

2017 Index Score
64.8

Change from 2016
1.7 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Index Score: 61.1)
Mission
To lead our customers 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 184 of 339 1.7  64.8 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 233  of 336 1.3  56.6 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 207  of 336 0.8  51.0 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 265  of 336 0.4  53.4 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 164  of 336 1.9  53.0 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 287  of 336 1.3  64.5 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 277  of 338 1.0  74.9 73.9 73.5 73.3 71.0 72.4 74.5 73.3 76.0 77.2 73.5 74.0
Pay 221  of 338 5.4  62.4 57.0 53.0 53.4 42.1 50.9 59.1 63.7 65.9 66.9
Strategic Management 191  of 337 1.0  56.7 55.7 53.0 52.0 49.6 49.8 55.2 55.7 56.9 56.7 54.4 56.9
Teamwork 244  of 337 0.5  67.4 66.9 66.5 65.0 63.3 61.5 66.9 66.7 72.8 70.9 69.2 66.4
Innovation 146  of 337 0.7  67.6 66.9 65.2 64.5 61.4 61.4 63.5 64.7
Training and Development 244  of 338 1.1  59.1 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 92  of 337 3.5  68.9 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 207  of 337 3.2  61.6 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 246  of 336 0.5  47.0 46.5 43.6 39.5 35.4 35.2 41.0 42.6 45.0 45.5 41.9 39.3
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 (2016)
1,239 ( 11.0% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
738

Workforce with less than three years of service
16.2%

Employees left (2016)
967 ( 8.6% )

Average left (2010-2016)
956


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