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National Finance Center

U.S. Department of Agriculture

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About NFC

The National Finance Center (NFC) is a Shared Service Provider for Financial Management Services and Human Resources Management Services. We are well-positioned to assist your Agency in achieving cost-effective, standardized, and interoperable solutions that provide functionality to support your strategic financial management and human resource management direction.

NFC’s offerings include innovative solutions both from a technical and support service perspective in order to assist you in meeting your Agency’s specific needs. NFC’s service offerings are designed to eliminate time-consuming, transactional functions and increase time for your Agency to perform your mission activities. NFC’s solutions approach facilitates planning and leverages best-in-class processes so that you can design the most efficient and effective financial and human capital management strategy for your Agency.

  • Serving the Federal Government Since 1973
  • Payrolling more than 600,000 employees
  • Providing customizable and flexible financial management services
  • Providing integrated shared service solutions
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  • August 13, 2020
    NFC System Maintenance
    The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:45 a.m., on Sunday August 16, 2020. Read more...
  • August 7, 2020
    Project 41472—Paid Parental Leave
    The new Paid Parental Leave (PPL) benefit for Federal employees was passed as part of the National Defense Authorization Act and will provide up to 12 weeks of PPL in connection with the birth or placement (for adoption or foster care) of a child. PPL applies only to births or placements occurring on or after October 1, 2020. Read more...
  • August 5, 2020
    National Finance Center (NFC) Business Service Management (BSM) ServiceNow Upgrade
    The NFC BSM ServiceNow® team is notifying our customer Agencies that on August 29, 2020, the NFC BSM ServiceNow application will be upgraded from Madrid to Orlando. Read more...
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Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) Process

In accordance with the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) Requirements Mandated by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), all file transmissions currently conducted via File Transfer Protocol (FTP), and any new file transmissions, must utilize the SFTP method.

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Last Updated / Reviewed: May 29, 2020