The Office of Budget and Management (OBM) Director Memos Portal provides an entry point and workflow process for requests for transactions such as cash transfers, appropriation changes, and other budgetary or accounting adjustments that the director of OBM is authorized by law to review and approve.
The Controlling Board is comprised of the Director of the Office of Budget and Management, or his or her designee, and six members of the Ohio General Assembly. The board provides legislative oversight over certain capital and operating expenditures by state agencies and has approval authority over various other state fiscal and purchasing activities.
The Ohio Office of Budget and Management (OBM) is responsible for convening and chairing financial planning and supervision commissions when the Auditor of State declares a unit of local government with a population greater than 1,000 to be in a state of fiscal emergency.
The Office of Budget and Management (OBM) Travel Rule, the Travel and Expense submission process, and the OAKS Travel and Expense module are available online, making the entire travel process more convenient and efficient for state travelers.
The State of Ohio Payment Card, administered through the Ohio Office of Budget and Management, is a payment tool used by state agencies to make small dollar purchases efficiently. Eighty-nine State of Ohio agencies, boards, and commissions employ approximately 3,700 payment cards.
The OBM Training Academy creates and maintains procedural documentation, web-based courses, instructor-led courses, and more. We equip state fiscal employees with the procedures and knowledge they need to perform their jobs. We regularly assist with and support agency and enterprise initiatives. Our most popular programs are "The FIN SOURCE" for Ohio and the award-winning Ohio Fiscal Academy.