Agency Report

Defense Finance and Accounting Service

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  124  

2018 Engagement Score
69.6

Change from 2017
4.8 


Parent Agency
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff, Defense Agencies, and Department of Defense Field Activities (Engagement Score: 63.2)
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
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 124 of 415 4.8  69.6 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
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 137  of 408 6.0  62.6 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 126  of 408 5.7  56.7 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 189  of 408 6.4  59.8 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 114  of 408 4.7  57.7 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 182  of 408 7.4  71.9 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 227  of 410 3.3  78.2 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 214  of 410 1.3  63.7 62.4 57.0 53.0 53.4 42.1 50.9 59.1 63.7 65.9 66.9
Strategic Management 175  of 409 4.5  61.2 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 182  of 409 4.0  71.4 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 84  of 409 3.7  71.3 67.6 66.9 65.2 64.5 61.4 61.4 63.5 64.7
Training and Development 152  of 410 5.9  65.0 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 77  of 409 1.9  70.8 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 131  of 409 3.8  65.4 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 155  of 408 5.6  52.6 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 (2017)
1,089 ( 9.5% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
857

Workforce with less than three years of service
17.8%

Employees left (2017)
880 ( 7.7% )

Average left (2013-2017)
929


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics