Conduct Financial Management Support Center (FMSC) Operations



The Financial Management Support Center (FMSC) arrives in theater to provide financial support to United States (U.S.), allied, coalition forces, and other authorized individuals and agencies. Military elements in the theater are conducting Unified Land Operations. Requests for financial support are being received from U.S. and coalition elements in the area of operations. A disbursing station activity is established. Initial operating funds are received from Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS). Payments for commercial vendors are required. Soldiers have requested partial and advance payments. Financial support for coalition units is to be provided in accordance with support agreements. Data inputs created by FMSC staff elements and received from continental United States and theater financial management elements are uploaded and provided to the Director, FMSC and other staff officers/activities as required. Internal audit controls are implemented to ensure proper accounting of all funds and expenditures. Requests for financial technical support and assistance to resolve various actions and problems are being received from supported units. United States (U.S.) and allied forces require U.S. and local currencies to procure and maintain sustainment support. The Financial Management Tactical Platform (FMTP) and other automated systems and software will be employed in support of operations as applicable. All Tactical Standing Operating Procedures (TSOPs), AR 1-1, DFAS-IN Reg 37-1, DFAS Manual 37-100 DODFMR 7000.14-R, AR 1-1, FM 1-06, JP 1-06, and JTRs are available. Conventional attacks by hostile aircraft and operations by ground elements are possible. Threat capabilities also include information gathering, hostile force sympathizers, and terrorist activities in a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear environment. Some iterations of this task should be performed in MOPP 4.

Financial support for theater operations is established in accordance with DODFMR 7000.14R, TSOP, governing regulations, and command directives. Cash and negotiable instruments are obtained as required. All data is uploaded and downloaded within four hours of receipt or request if the tactical situation permits. Data and disbursements are made with 100 percent accuracy and accountability per AR 1-1, DFAS-IN Reg 37-1, DFAS Manual 37-100, DODFMR 7000.14-R, FM 1-06, JP 1-06, and JTRs. Obtain and distribute required funds to FMSUs/FMSDs and to allied and/or coalition forces within the theater, as appropriate. Reasonable assurance that obligations and costs are in compliance with applicable laws; funds, property, and other assets are safeguarded against waste, loss, unauthorized use, or misappropriation; revenues and expenditures are properly recorded and accounted for; and programs are efficiently and effectively carried out according to the applicable law and internal control policy.

Collective Tasks


DA 5960 Training Part 1
DA 5960 Training Part 2
DA 5960 Training Part 3
How to Reconcile the Unit Commanders Pay Management Part I
How to Reconcile the Unit Commanders Pay Management Part II
How to Reconcile the Unit Commanders Pay Management Part III