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
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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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