Late last week, the Senate confirmed Ms. Maria Sally Matiella to be the new Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller).  Ms Matiella has served most recently as the Assistant Secretary for Accounting at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and as the CFO of the Forest Service.   Her extensive experience in DoD accounting includes work as an accountant and financial manager at Army and Air Force installations in the U.S. and overseas, the Office of the USD (Comptroller), and the Defense Accounting and Finance Service (DFAS).