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FMS 1219/1220 Factsheet

WHAT IS THE FMS-1219/1220: STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSACTIONS?

The FMS-1219/1220: Statement of Accountability and Transactions is an application of the Government On-Line Accounting Link System II (GOALS II). This application provides Federal Program Agencies (FPAs) that operate their own disbursing activity the capability to submit their monthly statement of accountability and transactions to the Financial Management Service (FMS).

WHAT DOES IT DO?

The FMS-1219/1220 uses a state-of-the-art Windows-based environment and enables real-time transmission of monthly transactions to the Central Accounting System (STAR). Other features are: the ability to submit supplemental reports if authorized, system calculated totals and sub-totals, scales that display balance conditions, reduction of on-line entry by copying repetitive data fields, interactive edits, three months of historical data available on-line, and the ability to process transactions on-line interactively or via a bulk file transmission.

WHAT IS THE BULK PROCESS?

All FMS-1219/1220 users have the option to submit their FMS-1219/1220 to the GOALS II system via bulk transfer. Users can submit their data using a properly formatted text file. Bulk file formats are available for download in PDF Format or as a MS Word File.

PDF File PDF Format MS Word File Word Document

PDF File These files are in Adobe Acrobat's portable document format (pdf). The Acrobat Reader is included in many Web browsers, but if your browser does not read Acrobat's pdf files, Acrobat is free to download and use.

WHAT ARE THE ENHANCED FEATURES?

  • Improved technology
  • Integrated applications
  • Extensive on-line help
  • Immediate error detection
  • Visual balancing indicators
  • Improved report appearance and printing capabilities
  • Ability to save and download
  • No Cost
  • Copying repetitive data fields
  • Real-time transmission to STAR
  • Historical data available on-line

WHAT ARE THE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS?

In order to obtain optimum performance in using this application the user should have:

  • Fast, high capacity Pentium or higher
  • Windows 95, 98, 2000, or NT Operating Systems
  • High-speed modem or a network-to-network connection with FMS
  • Access to Netscape Navigator 4.75 or 4.76 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or 5.5
  • Familiarity with their browser
  • Familiarity with the Windows environment
  • Compatible inkjet or laser printer

HOW DO I ENROLL?

Each GOALS II user must complete and submit an Enterprise Security Access Administration System (ESAAS) request form.


   Last Updated:  March 14, 2014