Lynn Moaney, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Moaney has over 30 years developing and maintaining financial standards across the Federal Government and a proven record of leading organizational initiatives. Experience includes implementation of financial and administrative systems, budget formulation and execution, acquisitions, audit, risk management, shared services, policy development and financial operations support.
Ms. Moaney is the Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In her role, she works with the CFO to “oversee all financial management activities relating to the programs and operations of the agency.” She has direct management of approximately 1,300 of employees located at the Washington D.C headquarters and National Finance Center in New Orleans, LA, Fort Worth, TX, and Kansas City, MO. The USDA is one of the largest civilian agencies in the federal government with over 100,000 employees and over one-third of the non-taxable debt. The financial organization of the agency accounts for over $150 billion in program level funds and over $100 billion in loans. These programs support the areas of forest maintenance and fire-fighting, farm commodity support, food safety, agriculture development, foreign agriculture trade, domestic and foreign nutrition services, rural development, and agriculture research.
In addition to the financial management of the programs of the USDA, Ms. Moaney has responsibility for the National Finance Center (NFC). NFC is a Payroll Services Center of Excellence and a Human Resources Center of Excellence for the Federal Government. Through its high quality, low cost approach, NFC annually processes payroll for 170 federal organizations totaling $100 billion in salaries for 650,000 civilian federal employees.
Ms. Moaney re-joined the USDA/OCFO organization in 2014, when she was selected to be the Associate Chief Financial Officer over Financial Policy and Planning. In this role, she was responsible for Department-wide development and implementation of fiscal and travel policy. She serves as the Controller of the Working Capital Fund (WCF) and Shared Cost programs (SCPs) which includes formulating the $1B WCF budget and $33M SCP budget; providing agency allocation amounts and monitoring budget execution. Her responsibility also included establishing Departmental policy related to maintaining internal controls in compliance with OMB Circular No A-123, to achieve the objectives of effective and efficient operations, reliable financial reporting, and compliance with applicable laws and regulation. Furthermore, she is responsible for improper payment mitigation and reporting as well as debt management, audit follow-up and overall administrative support including Continuity of Operations planning and Emergency Preparedness for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to this position, Ms. Moaney served as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer at the Federal Communications Commission where she was responsible for the day-to-day management and development of financial systems, budget, audit findings and remediation, financial statements and new or proposed changes to policy and procedures that affect financial operations.