The Office of the CFO/CAO, headed by the NWS's Chief Financial
Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, obtains and manages financial,
human, physical, and information resources to enable the NWS
to fulfill its mission.
The Office serves as the primary channel of communications
and coordination with NWS headquarters offices and regions
for all NWS management activities, and establishes priorities
and requirements for those activities.
The Office leads formulation and execution of the NWS annual
budget; allocates and provides accounting for the resources
necessary to support the offices and regions; develops and
implements a program for business process improvement; and,
develops and manages the implementation NWS-wide human resources,
labor-management, and organizational development policies and
The Office also provides systems support for office automation,
financial, and administrative systems.
The Office also provides miscellaneous administrative support
activities to NWS headquarters and other NWS elements located
in the Washington, D.C. metro area as needed.
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
/ Chief Administrative Officer