- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at US Defense Finance and Accounting Service full-time (more than 3 years)RecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEORecommendsNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
If you work hard and take advantage of all the programs and opportunities you can, moving up the "food chain" isn't that difficult. The benefits are great. Depending on what area you're in, there is the opportunity to telework.
You will likely always be stuck with at least a few worthless coworkers - they won't pull their weight or even work at all. However, even if you go above and beyond to cover your work and theirs, you likely won't be recognized for your efforts and they won't be reprimanded for underperforming. Get used to working with people who don't work!
Advice to Management
I understand the need for the union but they either have far too much power or the Supervisors need a clear cut and simple way to discipline their employees leading up to and including termination. Employees who don't work have got to be DFAS's #1 morale killer.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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interviewed at US Defense Finance and Accounting Service in August 2014.
Three people panel. Five questions read from a paper I was given as I walked in. Finding the interview was the hardest part. Instruction were given to one building but the interview was in another building.
- Nothing too difficult Answer Question
It's not one of the Big Four, but it is big. The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) is essentially the payroll and accounting department for the Department of Defense. Annually, the DFAS pays nearly 6 million military and civilian personnel, retirees, and annuitants; processes some 14 million contractor invoices; and makes more than 7 million travel payments, disbursing about $590 billion, total. Additionally, it manages some $394 billion in military retirement trust funds. DFAS is financed by its customers rather than through direct appropriations. It operates...