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​​About the Commercial Accounts Branch

The Commercial Accounts Branch is responsible for processing, reconciling, and disbursing vendor payments as a result of procurements made by all Institutes and Centers(IC). The payments include but are not limited to, the US Bank purchase card, purchase orders, records of call, Research and Development Contracts, Construction Contracts, Leases, Utilities, Interpersonal Agreements, EEO Settlements, and Training Orders.

The branch is also responsible for researching, analyzing, and resolving vendor claims of non-payment and for providing check and ACH tracers and re-issuing payments returned to the Treasury as a result of inaccurate account or remittance information.

In addition, the branch serves as liaison between the Treasury, vendors, and the ICs.

Providing Customer Support

The CAB Front Office is primarily responsible for:

  • Reporting and producing 1099s
  • Handling elevated vendor complaints
  • Responding to Congressional inquiries
  • Gathering and analyzing Prompt Payment and Performance Metrics data
  • Preparing Prompt Payment, Financial Performance Status and Performance Metrics Reports (to the Department)
  • Researching action items
  • Processing all administrative paperwork
  • Ensuring that the Branch operates according to the OFM vision statement
Contact Information
Location:2115 East Jefferson St.
Rockville, MD 20852