Conduct G8 Operations



The Theater G8 is deployed to a specified theater in support of an Army Service Component Command (ASCC) engaged in Unified Land Operations; and is tasked with resourcing requirements, identifying, acquiring, and distributing funds to units in their Area of Operation (AO). They track, analyze, and report execution in support of stated objectives to senior Army leadership and Army Budget Offices. All assigned sections and personnel are positioned in the theater no later than time prescribed in Operations Order (OPORD). The comptroller branch is assigned responsibility for accounting for all theater expenditures and ongoing contracts. Theater funding codes are identified. Special attention is given to ensuring accurate and timely reporting. Communications with supporting and supported units are established and functioning. The tactical standing operating procedure (TSOP) is available as well as DFAS-IN REG 37-1, DODFMR 7000.14-R, FM 1-06 and FM 4-94. Requests for financial technical support and assistance to resolve various actions and problems are being received from supported units. Conventional attacks by hostile aircraft and operations by ground elements are possible. Threat capabilities include information gathering, hostile force sympathizers, and terrorist activities in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high yield Explosives (CBRNE) environment. Some iterations of this task should be performed in MOPP 4.

Provide recommendations on resource utilization enhance commander’s ability to leverage those resources toward attaining mission objectives. Operational costs are accurately determined; and funds are properly acquired, distributed, controlled, and tracked by accounting classifications no later than time prescribed in OPORD and in accordance with (IAW) DODFMR 7000.14-R. Requirements for additional funding are identified by fiscal accounting elements and provided to higher headquarters. Appropriate paper and digital accounting records are maintained. Coordinate with the Financial Management Support Center (FMSC) for Finance Operations at the theater level. All reports to the FMSC will be timely and 100% accurate¬†IAW DODFMR 7000.14-R and local SOP. Provide specific guidance, policies and instructions to the commander. All internal control procedures are in place and fully operational within 48 hours of the unit commencing financial operations or as the tactical situation allows. Control procedures are used in accordance with the tactical standing operating procedures AR 11-2, DODFMR 7000.14-R, FM 1-06, OMB Circular NO. A-123, ATP 4-94, and command guidance.

Collective Tasks