Financial Management

Leveraging leading commercial software and best practices to modernize Federal Financial Management business processes

Financial planning and management is never easy. But especially in a world of highly connected, data-rich organizations that must serve the mission and its citizens anytime, anywhere, it takes the right partner and the right methodologies to modernize financial management in today’s connected digital ecosystem.

Our clients leverage our unique expertise in financial management to integrate data, systems and software and transform business processes to drive better decisions. We demonstrate ROI as we tie investments and digital strategies to outcomes and metrics through automation, mobility and analytics.

Programming, Budgeting Formulation, Budget Execution, & Performance​

Definitive Logic specializes in systems modernization of Strategy, Plans, Programming, Budget Formulation, Budget Execution and Performance processes using leading cloud financial planning and analysis commercial software solutions.​

Agile and data-driven approach to modernization with small teams of functional and technical experts.​

  • 12 successful Federal PPBE projects since 2014
  • Saved SAF/FM $81.2M off PBES program costs in 2019

Financial Close, Consolidation, & Financial Reporting​

Definitive Logic uses leading commercial financial close and consolidation cloud software to improve auditability, compliance, reconciliation, and time-to-close for Federal Agencies in the preparation of statements and automation of the Agency Financial Report (AFR). ​

Built a mature Global Model template for agencies to use that aligns to the TFM and supports the consolidation of multiple general ledgers into a singular unified crosswalk that follows treasury and regulatory guidance.

Cost Management (Allocations / Working Capital)​

Definitive Logic supports the budget, execution, allocation, and reporting processes surrounding Federal cost management activities using our configurable cost allocation modeling in leading commercial software solutions. 

Ed Cody

Financial Management Practice Director

Mr. Cody joined Definitive Logic Corporation in 2014 to lead DL’s Financial Management Practice, which currently has 70 employees supporting customers across DoD, Federal Civilian, Homeland Security, and commercial sectors. He has spent his whole career in planning/budgeting, data warehouse, and business intelligence, with specific expertise in implementing commercial software solutions in support of Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) business processes and for defense industry corporations.

Our Insights

How Analytics can Transform Federal Real Estate Budget Planning

How Analytics can Transform Federal Real Estate Budget Planning

Now is the time for federal facility managers and agency real property managers to drive modernization. The new administration is led by a builder who is forming a council of real estate developers to emphasize infrastructure investment as a top priority for our...

Financial Management Challenges Facing Federal Executives

Financial Management Challenges Facing Federal Executives

The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) continues to issue reports on the importance of improving financial management operations. While many reports highlight federal accounting challenges, recent reports specifically call out issues related to the reliability...

Data Driven Decision-Making Forum hosted by ACT-IAC

Data Driven Decision-Making Forum hosted by ACT-IAC

Definitive Logic is excited to be a part of the Data Driven Decision-Making Forum hosted by ACT-IAC coming up this Friday November 22, 2019. DL’s Jim Eselgroth will be on stage discussing how leveraging data as a strategic asset is key to establishing agency...

Who We Are

Definitive Logic has 20 years delivering mission-impact consulting and technology services to federal government and commercial clients.  Our domain expertise spans Defense, Homeland Security, Healthcare IT, and Emergency Management and more

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Definitive Logic is a management and technology consulting firm known for delivering outcomes and ROI for agencies’ most complex business challenges.


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