Office of Finance
Location: 263 Cannon House Office Building
The Office of Finance is responsible for the conduct of all financial management activities of the House of Representatives. The four functional divisions --
Accounting, Financial Counseling, Financial Oversight and Review, Payroll -- and the Budget Offices are the primary financial service organizations for Members,
Committees, Leadership Offices and Officers of the House.
The Budget Office works with the Leadership, Committees, Officers, and Offices of the Chief Administrative Officer to prepare annual fiscal year appropriation requests, supporting documents, and testimony for Committee hearings.
The Financial Counseling Department provides advice to Leadership, Members, Committees, Officers and Offices of the House regarding their Official Expenses (including Members Representational Allowances) and processes vouchers for payments and reimbursements.
The Office of Financial Oversight and Review primarily provides, within the Chief Administrative Officer's organization, the structure and support to achieve and
meet the annual requirements of the U.S. House of Representatives. They also conduct reviews and evaluations of the internal control elements directly related to the
The Payroll Department is responsible for the administration of staff payroll for the House Leadership, Members, Committees, Officers and support offices in accordance with laws and House Rules and Regulations. The Payroll Department staff provides training and daily counseling to their office contacts on payroll requirements. They also ensure that employees are paid at appropriate salaries with accurate withholdings.