Resource Management

Resource Management

We support federal financial managers as they improve mission performance while keeping costs down by providing proven process improvements and efficiency.

Support to Federal Financial Managers

Today, professionals in the federal government sectors need more help than ever in improving mission performance while keeping costs down. While more formal initiatives for improving financial management processes are enacted, Integrated Finance and Accounting Solutions (“IFAS”) stands apart to provide support and guidance. To avoid costly pitfalls, smart financial management professionals turn to IFAS for help. IFAS has an integrated, comprehensive process to assist financial managers in achieving efficiencies in reaching mission milestones, while maintaining accountability.

Why IFAS

Since 2007, it has been our mission to apply Business and Finance Operations Support solutions to every engagement in order to help our clients build, sustain, and maintain a highly effective and efficient business model. IFAS uses a cross-functional initiative involving the radical redesign of business processes to bring about simultaneous changes in culture, structure, and information technology that produce dramatic performance improvements in areas such as customer service, quality, and cost. IFAS takes a clean-slate approach, pushing aside all of the notions of how procedures are currently performed and look at how work can best be designed for optimal performance at a cost savings.

Extensive Capabilities

IFAS is an 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Woman Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) that provides services such as Program Management, Business and Finance Operations Support, Integrated Logistics Support and IT Support Services to meet the specific needs of its clients. We provide support across a geographically dispersed area and can be available where you need us, at headquarters or regional locations or in the field.

IFAS capabilities include

  • Budget formation: strategy, justification, resource allocation methods
  • Extensive knowledge of the DOD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System (PPBES): POM/PR development, budget development, reporting, execution, obligations, and expenditure execution
  • Strategic planning guidance
  • Composition of performance indicators and benchmarks
  • Federal budget process
  • Knowledge of appropriated funds, defense working capital funds, and contingency funds
  • Financial analysis and reporting
  • Development of Activity-based costing systems
  • Financial and accounting systems services, including full life-cycle support Financial database development, reporting and analysis support
  • Investment analysis: ROI assessments
  • Cost Estimation, life-cycle cost estimates
  • Program management and financial management support to major acquisition programs

 

Clients

IFAS has forged partnerships with the DOD, the Intelligence Community and Civil agencies by delivering the very best services to our valued partners. Our clients include:

  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Navy
  • USSOCOM
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Defense Information Systems Agency
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
  • Department of the Treasury

 

Partners in Improving Your Mission Performance

IFAS makes your mission our mission, using a cross-functional initiative involving the redesign of business processes to bring about simultaneous changes in culture, structure, and information technology that produce dramatic performance improvements in mission effectiveness. We are: Mission Focused. Results Driven.

Fiscal management and funds execution

– Resource allocation and optimization
– Annual spend plan and execution plan development
– Document preparation and tracking
– Risk mitigation tracking and development

Standard operating procedure financial analysis and reporting

– Financial statement and report preparation
– Accounting and billing system reconciliation, including problem disbursements
– Obligation and expenditure analysis
– Project baseline preparation
– Trend analysis and forecasting
– Execution report preparation

Federal compliance and guidance regulations:

– FFMIA – GPRA – OMB Circulars
– CFOA – FASAB – FMFIA

Financial and accounting systems services

– Requirements definition
– Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) evaluation, and  selection support
– Business process reengineering
– Integration and implementation support
– Service rate development and analysis

Operational analysis and technical support

– Accounting cycle management

Financial planning and budgeting

– DOD PPBES and POM preparation
– Budget development and justification
– Affordability assessment
– Program execution analysis documentation
– Variance analysis
– Functional requirements
– Tools and techniques for program evolution

Independent program assessment

 

Contacts

Tim Ceschin
(703) 583-4327 ext. 205
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Carmela Wharton
(703) 583-4327 ext. 206
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Tracy Jones
(314) 267-5847
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