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Department of Economic Opportunity

Finance and Administration

What is the purpose of the division?

The Division of Finance and Administration is intended to support agency-wide activities, such as fiscal and budget activities, department administration, grant management, and contractual services.

What are the duties of the division?

The duties of the division are divided among several offices, including those described below.
  •   Budget Management prepares annual Legislative Budget Requests and develops annual operating budgets; assists in the preparation of fiscal impact statements for proposed legislation; monitors budget authority, expenditures and trust fund balances throughout the year; and initiates any interim budget actions necessary to accomplish its goals and objectives.
  •   Financial Management is responsible for the department's financial administration, including disbursements, cash management and reconciliation, accounting systems and policy, grant accounting and reporting.
  •   Financial Monitoring and Accountability is responsible for on-site financial monitoring, cost allocation plans, department contract reviews, and technical assistance.
  •   General Services focuses on the operational functions of the department, including managing property and inventory; administering contracts and grants; preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters; and providing safety and security services.
  •   Human Resources Management addresses all department personnel management issues, including new hires and separations, organizational structure, leave and attendance, payroll and benefits, employee relations, and employee training.

How are these activities funded?

Fiscal Year: 2020-21
Fund Dollars Positions
PROGRAM: EXECUTIVE DIRECTION AND SUPPORT SERVICES
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
4,277,092
37.00
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
13,247,353
101.00
INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
10,994,503
100.00
TOTAL
28,518,948
238.00

Where can I find related OPPAGA reports?

A complete list of related OPPAGA reports is available on our website.

Where can I get more information?

Websites of Interest
U. S. Department of Commerce
Performance Information
Performance measures and standards for the department may be found in its Long Range Program Plan.

What are the applicable statutes?

Section 20.60, Florida Statutes.

Whom do I contact for help?

Division of Finance and Administration, 850-245-7105

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