MDA Accounting

Who We Served

Through the Missile Defense Agency Engineering and Support Services (MiDAESS) contract, Quantech provided support to the MDA Accounting Directorate. The mission of MDA’s Accounting Directorate is to secure effective financial reporting to sustain the Ballistic Missile Defense (BMDS) throughout the acquisition life cycle. This support was required for the Comptroller/Chief Financial Officer (C/CFO), Accounting Directorate and improved the accuracy, reliability, and timeliness of financial information for MDA decision makers.

What We Did

Quantech supported the Accounting Directorate in the areas of Audit Readiness, Managers’ Internal Controls Program, and Financial Statements. This support assisted MDA in attaining and sustaining financial statement audit readiness; prepared MDA quarterly and annual financial statements; managed the Manager’s Internal Control Program; maintained accuracy and timeliness of MDA accounting records and reports; and established and published MDA accounting policies and procedures to follow guidance in accordance with applicable laws, Department of Defense (DOD) regulations, and MDA policies and procedures, and ensured timely assignment to Agency objectives in an effective, responsive and mission focused manner.

Our Results

Listed below are examples of our accomplishments and results:

  • Extensive efforts to collect information for testing of Complementary User Entity Controls (CUECs) for multiple financial systems including Defense Departmental Reporting System (DDRS), Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI), Defense Contract Administration Services (DCAS), Automated Disbursing System (ADS), Mechanization of Contract Administration Services (MOCAS), Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS), Wide Area Workflow (WAWF), and Defense Travel System (DTS).
  • Provided support to the Financial Reporting Directorate (CCAF) in planning a way ahead on the validation of Real Property Assets (RPAs) Validations completed by the end of the 4thQuarter, Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.
  • Provided support to the CCAF with the transition of Real Property (RP) financial reporting tasks during the 3rdQuarter, FY 2016 financial reporting closeout process.
  • Wrote the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Statement of Assurance (SOA) and submitted for team approval. Created coordination package and uploaded into etasker.
  • Monitored coordination of the SOA on Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) and Internal Controls over Financial Systems (ICOFS). Updated the SOA based on Comptroller/Chief Financial Officer (CC) changes.
  • Reviewed and edited briefing on the MDA SOA which was presented to the MDA Executive Management Council (minus MDA Director) (EMC-) and to the MDA Director.
  • Performed Test 1 and Test 2 of Contract / Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR) Reviews as part of the property accountability efforts in Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
  • Completed 3rdQuarter, Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Financial Reporting tasks including compiling information, calculating values, and preparing Journal Vouchers (JVs).
  • Validated multiple capital assets on multiple programs to ensure documentation was available to support ownership, date placed in service, valuation, and useful life of capital assets in the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS). Prepared three OUSD Energy, Installations, & Environment (EI&E) RPI Reconciliation Reports based on DPF and OUSD-provided data between MDA and Services (i.e. Army, Air Force, Navy) data elements.
  • Reviewed the OUSD (EI&E) Policy Memorandum on the requirements for documenting the use of RP between Department of Defense (DoD) Components.
  • Reviewed the OUSD Comptroller (C) Policy Memorandum for RP Estimated Useful Lives, Land Valuation and Accounting for RP outside of the United States.


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