Ms. Mobola Kadiri SES

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations), Dept of the Navy

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations), (DASN (FO)). She is responsible for the Department of the Navy (DON) accounting and financial management matters; her primary responsibility is developing and implementing Department-wide accounting and finance policies and procedures which also support Department of Defense initiatives in these areas.

Prior to her current assignment, she was the Director for Financial Improvement and Audit Remediation (FIAR) directorate within the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD(C)). Ms. Kadiri was responsible for executing the Department wide audit remediation strategy and providing audit guidance to the Military Departments, Other Defense Organizations, and Defense Activities. She leads changes to impact programs, people, technology and processes to drive efficiency and strengthen the internal controls across the organization in support of the Department’s audit and audit remediation goals.

Ms. Kadiri’s federal experience extends beyond the DoD. Ms. Kadiri worked with the Department of Treasury as an accountant, where she was responsible for reconciling the Treasury warrants to the appropriation law and reconciling the fund balance with Treasury for the Federal Government. In this role, she acted as a liaison to other federal agencies and assisted with resolving quarterly variances identified during the Fund Balance with Treasury reconciliation process.

Ms. Kadiri is a Certified Defense Financial Manager. She holds a Defense Financial Management Certification, Level 3. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA. Ms. Kadiri is also a graduate of the prestigious Federal Executive Institute.


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