Defense Finance and Accounting Service FAQ

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17 English questions out of 17

2 October 2018

What is the retirement plan like at Defense Finance and Accounting Service?

Pros

government benefits, e.g. health, life insurance and retirement plan.

Cons

culture. Outside hires tend to be screened before being told which websites to apply to for official consideration.

Advice to Management

Stop the hiding of open jobs on selected websites. It presents ethical issues and elements of non merit promotion/selection

health, life insurance and retirement plan.

2 October 2018

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13 December 2018

How are the career development opportunities at Defense Finance and Accounting Service?

Pros

Great training and clear career paths to promotions.

Cons

Long wait for background check.

Great training and clear career paths to promotions.

13 December 2018

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23 June 2018

How are promotions handled at Defense Finance and Accounting Service?

Pros

Annual leave was good, sick leave was good, flexible time, good pay

Cons

promotions were hard to get because of the difficult resume system that was implemented.

Advice to Management

None.

promotions were hard to get because of the difficult resume system that was implemented.

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16 August 2018

What is the feeling of job security at Defense Finance and Accounting Service?

Pros

Solid employer - federal government work so lots of job security

Cons

Routine, disengaging boys club - stereotypes of working for the Department of Defense are true

Solid employer - federal government work so lots of job security

16 August 2018

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3 August 2019

How are senior leaders perceived at Defense Finance and Accounting Service?

Pros

DFAS serves the men and woman of our military.

Cons

Senior managers get too focused on production at the sacrifice of customer service and employee work/life balance.

Advice to Management

Trust your first line supervisors and support them.

Senior managers get too focused on production at the sacrifice of customer service and employee work/life balance.

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17 English questions out of 17