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Fiscal and Administrative Services

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety


Fiscal and Administrative Services provides budgeting, general accounting, financial reporting, payroll coordination, accounts payable, purchasing coordination, grant and contract management, and administrative support services.


Related Minnesota Statutes

MS 299A.01 subd 2 (4)

MS 16A

MS 16C.03


Director Larry Freund, director, Fiscal and Administrative Services

In 2011, Larry Freund joined the Minnesota Department of Public Safety after serving as chief financial officer for the Office of Enterprise Technology for almost five years. With more than 30 years of state service in various accounting positions, he began his career with the state of Minnesota in 1980 and has served in the state departments of Administration and Health.



Fiscal and Administrative Services (FAS) division has 37 full-time employees at the 445 Minnesota Street location. 

FAS staff coordinate and oversee the work of 87 purchasers, 42 contract liaisons, 10 grant liaisons and 56 timekeepers throughout the agency.



The Office of Fiscal and Administrative Services division was created in 1971 as the finance division of the Department of Public Safety.



The Office of Fiscal and Administrative Services provide fiscal oversight for the POST Board, Private Detective Board, and Minnesota Board of Fire Fighter Training and Education.  FAS works closely with the Department of Administration and Minnesota Management and Budget. 


Related Links

The fiscal and administrative services division uses the Statewide Integrated Financial Tools System (SWIFT) for all financial transactions on behalf of the Department of Public Safety. 
To learn more about SWIFT by visit http://www.swift.state.mn.us


Other Agencies

Minnesota Department of Administration

Minnesota Department of Administration- Materials Management Division

Minnesota Management and Budget

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State