Carole Banks

Deputy CFO, Department of the Treasury

Carole Banks began her public service career in 2010 joining the Department of the Treasury. She has served as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) within Departmental Offices, responsible for the Department’s compliance with financial management and reporting guidelines as mandated by Congress. She provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Management and other executives on all Department-wide financial management, financial reporting, financial systems, internal control, and credit modeling. Prior to 2017, Ms. Banks served as a Senior Executive Dir. of Financial Reporting and Policy within the Office of the DCFO. Her principal role involved setting forth Department-wide financial accounting, reporting policy and guidance, and coordinating, planning and managing the execution of financial closing cycles, and producing and disseminating Department-wide consolidated quarterly and annual financial reports to OMB, Congress, and to public constituents. She was the executive coordinator of the consolidated Department-wide annual financial audit, and served as the principal audit liaison to the Department’s external financial auditor, KPMG LLP, as well as to Treasury’s Inspector General and the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Ms. Banks started her career as an auditor for EY, and then transitioned into the private sector where she held leadership roles in all aspects of financial management, including: financial close cycles; external financial reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission; designing, implementing, and monitoring financial reporting controls under Sarbanes-Oxley act of 2002; budgeting and forecasting; business acquisitions financial modeling; and project management of business process re-engineering solutions. Ms. Banks holds a MBA in International Finance from George Washington University (Washington, DC), and a BA in Accounting from Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, GA). She was licensed in Maryland as a CPA.