The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR) provides advice and guidance to the Secretary on all aspects of budget, financial management, grants and acquisition management, and to provide for the direction and implementation of these activities across the Department.
Office of Budget
The Office of Budget (OB) provides analytical support and recommendations to the Secretary and the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources in the areas of budget, performance, and program policy.
Office of Finance
The Office of Finance (OF) ensures compliance with all applicable financial laws, sets standards for financial management systems, and develops and manages HHS financial policies.
Office of Acquisition
The Office of Acquisition (OA) provides functional management of acquisition policy and supports the training and management of the HHS acquisition workforce.
Grants Management Quality Service Management Office (QSMO)
QSMOs are tasked with offering and managing a marketplace of systems and service solutions to improve items related to the grant management life cycle.
Congressional Liaison Branch
The Congressional Liaison Branch serves as the HHS point of contact with Appropriations staff, manages information requests from the Appropriations Committees, provides technical expertise in tracking and reporting on Appropriations and budget-related legislation, and coordinates preparation for the Secretary's Appropriations and budget-related hearings.