Brooman became Accountant and Comptroller General to the Board of the Inland Revenue and, at the time of his retirement was the head of personnel for the Inland Revenue, for which he was awarded a CB on 26 June 1977.
After the war, Brooman became involved in the United Reformed Church, and using his knowledge of accounting picked up as working for the Inland Revenue he became the church's accountant. Through hard work, he became the district and then the country Treasurer for the United Reformed Church.
In 1950, his first child was born and three years later his second. Fred Brooman in later life lived in Weybridge, Surrey. His hobbies included walking, especially scenic mountain hikes, Contract Bridge, jigsaws and anything mechanical.