Strategic Goal 12: Management and Organizational Excellence - Performance Results for Performance Goal 5

FY 2003 Performance and Accountability Report
Bureau of Resource Management
December 2003
Report

PERFORMANCE GOAL 5

Personnel are safe from physical harm and national security information is safe from compromise

 

I/P #15: INTEGRATE BUDGET AND PERFORMANCE

Use sound planning to integrate the Department's policy formulation, execution, and resource management functions.

OUTCOME INDICATOR

Indicator #1: Budget and Performance Integration
The "Status/"Progress" Results utilize OMB's President's Management Agenda Scoring

FY Results History 2000 N/A
2001 Baseline:
Status: Red.
Progress: Red.
2002 Status: Red.
Progress: Green.
FY 2003
Data
2003 Results Status: Red. (Yellow status achieved after fiscal year 2003 ended.)
Progress: Green.
Target Status: Yellow.
Progress: Green.
Rating Slightly Below Target
Impact New OMB criteria ("Proud to Be") resulted in a revised schedule to achieve "yellow" and "green" status. Better integration of budgeting and performance will improve the Department's overall ability to leverage resources and achieve its mission.

OUTPUT INDICATOR

Indicator #2: Implementation of Central Financial Planning System (CFPS) Modules

FY Results History 2000 N/A
2001 N/A
2002 Baseline: The initial design, funding, and preparations with pilot bureau completed.
FY 2003
Data
2003 Results Mission Performance Plan, Bureau Performance Plan and Statement of Net Costs modules completed and implemented.
Target Complete development and phased deployment of the Mission Performance Plan Module, the Bureau Performance Plan Module, and the Statement of Net Cost module.
Rating On Target
Impact This system's development will allow the Department to better plan, budget and manage resources, and track performance against goals and objectives.

OUTPUT INDICATOR

Indicator #3: Status of Annual Accountability and Performance Reports

FY Results History 2000
  • FY 1999 Accountability Report issued late.
  • FY 1999 Performance Report issued on time.
2001
  • FY 2000 Accountability Report issued on time.
  • FY 2000 Performance Report issued on time.
2002
  • FY 2001 Accountability Report issued on time.
  • Report received the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) "Certificate of Excellence in Accountability Reporting" (CEAR) award.
  • FY 2001 Performance Report issued on time.
FY 2003
Data
2003 Results
  • FY 2002 Performance and Accountability Report issued on time.
  • Report received the CEAR award.
Target
  • Issue the FY 2002 Performance and Accountability Report on time.
  • Report receives the CEAR award.
Rating On Target
Impact Report communicates performance results and financial information in a clear and direct manner thereby increasing the public's confidence in the Department's ability to execute its mission. A measure of the Report's clarity/transparency was improvement in its ranking by the Mercatus Center—from 20th to 11th place out of 24 CFO Agencies.

 

I/P #16: IMPROVE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

Provide world-class financial services that support strategic decision-making, mission performance, the President's Management Agenda, and improved accountability to the American people.

OUTPUT INDICATOR

Indicator #4: Improved Financial Performance (President's Management Agenda, OMB Scoring)
The "Status/"Progress" Results utilize OMB's President's Management Agenda Scoring

FY Results History 2000 N/A
2001 Baseline:
Status: Red.
Progress: Red.
2002 Status: Red.
Progress: Green.
FY 2003
Data
2003 Results Status: Red. (Yellow status achieved after fiscal year 2003 ended.)
Progress: Green.
Target Status: Yellow.
Progress: Green.
Rating Slightly Below Target
Impact Meeting all requirements to progress to "yellow" and then "green" status will insure high quality financial management in accordance with USG-wide standards.

OUTCOME INDICATOR

Indicator #5: Financial Services Consolidation

FY Results History 2000 USIA and ACDA financial services integrated into Department.
Foreign currency purchasing from FSC Paris and FSC Bangkok consolidated to FSC Charleston.
2001 The Department approved the transfer of certain financial management functions to FSC Charleston.
The Department approved the transfer of posts serviced by FSC Paris to FSC Charleston and FSC Bangkok, and the closure of FSC Paris.
2002 Implementation plan submitted to OMB. Initial implementation of Regional Financial Management System (RFMS) in FSC Charleston.
The Department took occupancy of the second building in Charleston complex in April 2002.
FY 2003
Data
2003 Results
  1. Domestic processing for American payroll and Foreign Service Pension is now operating in FSC Charleston.
  2. All overseas posts serviced by former FSC Paris are now serviced by FSC Charleston and FSC Bangkok.
Target
  1. Relocate domestic processing for American payroll and Foreign Service Pension to FSC Charleston.
  2. Fully convert all posts serviced by FSC Paris to FSC Charleston and FSC Bangkok.
Rating On Target
Impact The Department's financial processing is being consolidated to the Charleston, South Carolina Financial Service Center. Consolidation efforts result in better and more standardized procedures and a reduction of the number of systems and related operational costs. Consolidation will better position the Resource Management bureau to support the Department's foreign policy agenda and decision-making, and meet the increasing reporting, security and regulatory requirements established by OMB, Treasury, and a variety of legislation.