Administrative divisions provide support to the other divisions of the agency. Their functions include procuring goods and services for the agency, responding to contacts from the public and recruiting and screening applicants.
The Accounting Division processes the payments for invoices related to purchases of goods and services, processes agency revenues, maintains the agency’s central accounting and financial reporting records, coordinates travel reservations with the state contracted travel agency for agency employees, and processes the reimbursements for employee travel expenses. In addition, the division processes the agency’s payroll, prepares the agency’s state and federally-mandated financial reports, secures funds for the agency’s grant supported programs, processes payments to grantees, reconciles the financial activity in the child support trust fund and administers agency-wide processes that have a financial component or internal control issues related to security of data. The Accounting Division completes very similar processes for the State Office of Risk Management (SORM) which is administratively attached to the OAG.
The Budget Division is responsible for establishing, monitoring, and controlling the agency's annual operating budget and prepares the agency's Biennial Legislative Appropriations Request. The division also performs the agency cash appropriations management function, coordinates the preparation of the indirect cost rate plan, manages legislative performance measures, prepares interagency contract billings for legal services, and prepares fiscal notes for the legislative session.
The Contracts and Asset Management Division provides contracts management for over 800 grants, 115 building facilities, 100 vehicle leases, and various other agency contracts. Additionally the division receives, tracks, and manages disposal of over 16,000 physical assets with a value of over $35,000,000. Finally, the Contracts and Asset Management Division provides mail operations, couriers services, and vehicle management.
The Human Resources Division is responsible for human resource services and support for the 4,000+ employees of the Office of the Attorney General. This division is responsible for posting employment vacancies, recruiting job applicants, ensuring compliance with the Position Classification Act, administering employee benefits, developing and maintaining human resources policies and procedures, conducting new employee orientation, and maintaining all employee files including timekeeping data for employee leave. This division also handles EEO, unemployment claims, and employee relations issues, maintains the payroll clearance function, prepares agency HR statistics and reports, coordinates and provides training for the administrative and legal divisions, and provides advice and counsel to management and employees on HR matters.
The Information Governance and Logistical Operations Division (IGLO) supports the agency's mission by providing services and strategic guidance to meet the information and logistical service needs of agency divisions and employees statewide. The Information Governance (IG) Section of the IGLO division promotes appropriate management of agency information assets and supports the agency's commitment to compliance, transparency, and accountability. The IG Section advances these efforts by providing a number of services to the agency, which include but are not limited to:
The Logistical Operations Section of the IGLO division provides physical and logistical administrative support for the agency statewide in the following areas:
The Internal Audit Division supports the agency's overall mission by furnishing independent analyses, appraisals and recommendations concerning the adequacy and effectiveness of the agency's internal controls, policies, and procedures. The division is also responsible for coordination of audit activities with the outside audit community and provides technical assistance to the agency's managers on a wide variety of management, financial, operational, and technological issues.
The Procurement Division is responsible for the purchase of goods and services for the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). The goal of the division is to provide timely and accurate
assistance to other OAG divisions, our customers; and to procure what is needed at the best value to the agency
within state and federal statutes and rules. In addition, the Procurement Division is responsible for managing: