The APHIS Financial Systems and Services Branch (AFSRB) provides accounting, financial systems, and reporting services for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
AFSRB coordinates the preparation and justification of financial reporting and the execution of current and long-range policies and programs relating to the budget and financial priorities for APHIS and FAS.The Branch’s cadre of accountants and managers work collaboratively to produce financial statements that are materially correct for certification by our CFO who heads the Financial Management Division. AFSRB accountants also perform a variety of assignments related to the management, administration and implementation of financial systems, programs, policies, procedures and internal controls for APHIS and FAS.
Our FAS Partner
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) links U.S. agriculture to the world to enhance export opportunities and global food security.
Food Security: FAS leads USDA’s efforts to help developing countries improve their agricultural systems and build their trade capacity. FAS also partners with the U.S. Agency for International Development to administer U.S. food aid programs, helping people in need around the world.
Trade Policy: FAS expands and maintains access to foreign markets for U.S. agricultural products by removing trade barriers and enforcing U.S. rights under existing trade agreements.
Market Development and Export Assistance: FAS manages a toolkit of market development programs to help U.S. exporters develop and maintain markets for hundreds of products. FAS also supports U.S. agricultural exporters through export credit guarantee programs and other types of assistance.