Promotion Potential

DFAS seeks people with integrity, professionalism and the strength of character to do what is right. The professionals we hire typically have backgrounds in accounting, finance, auditing, information technology or human resources.

The best qualified DFAS candidate is a college graduate with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the appropriate discipline. They may have also attained a professional certification and possess a broad set of basic professional skills including the ability to:

  • Cooperate and work well with others
  • Develop strong, lasting relationships
  • Show flexibility and quickly adapt to new situations
  • Embrace and thrive on challenge
  • Think and work analytically
  • Communicate clearly, verbally and in writing
  • Prioritize effectively
  • Think independently
  • Exercise sound judgment and common sense

DFAS is committed to attracting and retaining the best and most talented workforce in the federal government. A comprehensive benefits package, flexible workplace to balance personal and work life and training and/or educational assistance to reach one’s full potential are just a few of the opportunities and benefits DFAS has to offer.

For more information explore our Career Roadmaps:

Accounting Career Development Roadmap (PDF 78 KB - 2/11/2008)
Auditing Career Development Roadmap (PDF 80 KB - 2/11/2008)
Financial Management Career Development Roadmap (PDF 76KB - 2/11/2008)
Human Resources Career Development Roadmap (PDF 80 KB - 2/11/2008)
Information Technology Career Development Roadmap (PDF 77 KB- 2/11/2008)

Page Updated: April 1, 2011