FDMS Overview FDMS and SuperFDMS Nancy Soreide and Eugene Burger April 23-24, 2003, Silver Spring, MD FDMS Designed to meet NOAA Research financial data management needs Development based upon requirements solicited from all NOAA Research operating units
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FDMS and SuperFDMS
Nancy Soreide and Eugene Burger
April 23-24, 2003, Silver Spring, MD
ARL Field Offices
Supporting all NOAA Research Operating Units
Entries into CAMS Travel ManagerLabor DataBankcard Data
CAMS Data Warehouse
CAMS Data Warehousedata downloaded to FDMS
CAMS data available in FDMS
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Based on Logons
Consolidated Financial Reports available through Secure Web pages
Consolidates Financial Data across all of NOAA Research
FDMS has 22 unique modules
Comprising 3 Maintenance units, 7 Commitment units, 4 Report units, 1 Project unit, 2 Funding units, 2 Tool units, 3 Miscellaneous units
PROJECT FUNDING UNITS
Employee Unit: Contains employee-related information for use in other Units
Allowance Advice (OR&F Commitment) Unit: Addresses the movement of Congressionally appropriated NOAA funds into FMCs and between projects in each FMC
Projects: Allows user to set up new OR&F / Overhead and Reimbursable Projects
Maintenance Unit: Contains FMC-specific information for use in other Units
Reimbursables (A&R): Tracks the allocation of non-NOAA funds for specific projects
Groups Unit: Allows admin staff to set up FDMS Unit Groups and select which Units a User can access
Requisitions: Creation and tracking of Requisitions to purchase goods or services not procured by BPO, Credit Card, etc.
Blanket Purchase Orders (BPO): Creation and tracking of Blanket Purchase Orders to purchase goods and services associated with specific projects
Other Objects Viewer: Allows user to view CAMS data (other than Labor)
Reports Unit: Contains printable reports with data from both individual Units and combined data from more than one Unit
Other Objects Notes Unit: Used in conjunction with Reports Unit
Shop Charges: Entry of shop staff charges for Engineering Services. NOTE: This unit may not be needed in all Labs.
Division Reports Unit: Contains printable reports with data for a User’s Division from both individual Units and combined data from more than one Unit
Quarterly Budget Monitor: Allows users to track spending for specific Line Items.
VAX Charges: Entry of costs associated with use of the central computer (VAX). This unit may not be needed in all Labs.
Miscellaneous Expense: Entry of documents from a source other than the CAMS download or other FDMS Units.
Historical FIMA Reports: Contains historical FIMA data from 1991 to 2002
Labor Overhead Edit Unit: Allows User to adjust Overhead Rates and re-calculate Employee Labor data
Credit Card: Tracks credit card spending)
Query Tool: Allows User to query FDMS database and CAMS data to create ad hoc reports not included in Reports Unit.
Download viewer: Allows users to view when new data has been downloaded from CAMS
Travel: Tracks employee travel expenses