Ms. Mobola Kadiri CDFM

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


Ms. Mobola Kadiri is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Operations), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller). She is responsible for the day‐to‐day operations of the organization, including its regional offices, and supporting the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller), in accomplishing her full responsibilities for Department of the Navy (DON) accounting and financial operations. In addition, Ms. Kadiri is responsible for general oversight of the DON’s Financial Improvement and Audit Remediation (FIAR) program and serves as the DON’s Chief Accounting Officer.

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.


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