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FMS Provides United States Marshals Service with Accounting and Advisory Services

The USMS is one of nine financial reporting components of the Department of Justice and is headquartered in Arlington, VA. The Financial Services Division (FSD) is the executive agent for the Director, USMS to conduct all financial, budgetary and acquisition operations for the USMS. The Office of Finance, a major sub-unit of FSD, is responsible in establishing USMS financial policies and procedures for FSD and USMS. USMS uses the Unified Financial Management System (UFMS) to process and account for the bulk of financial processes throughout USMS.

FMS supports USMS Office of Finance:

  • Collect and process financial data and prepare required reports
  • Provide comprehensive payment support services
  • Establish and maintain a system for collecting and recording obligation data
  • Review Fleet card data and prepare reports
  • Gather data and information for the Intergovernmental Payment and Collection System (IPAC)

FMS supports USMS Travel Office:

  • Review and process travel vouchers
  • Analyze travel advances, authorizations, and expense vouchers for allowances and entitlements based on the Federal Travel Regulations (FTR)
  • Assist with the development, coordination, and promulgation of travel policy

FMS supports USMS Relocation of Designated Government Employees:

  • Develop and maintain relocation records
  • Develop processes that support applicable travel polity and FTR for relocation
  • Assist Federal employees with the relocation process
  • Prepare periodic relocation reports

FMS provides Administrative Support to Office of Finance:

  • Filing, typing and meeting organization
  • Maintain and file Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) forms
  • Open and distribute mail, answer phones and take messages

FMS provides Designated Financial Training:

  • Develop and provide training presentations on USMS financial policies and procedures
  • Provide assistance to USMS Headquarters and district offices on the use of USMS financial systems