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Glossary of Acronyms

Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services
November 16, 2012




AFR — Agency Financial Report

AP — Associated Press

Appendix A — (Refers to) OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A

ARRA — American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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BP — Bureau of Budget and Planning (DOS)

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CFO — Chief Financial Officer

CGFS — Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services (DOS)

CSRS — Civil Service Retirement System

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DOS — U.S. Department of State

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EFT — Electronic Funds Transfer

ESCM — Embassy Security, Construction, Maintenance Appropriation

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FASAB — Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

FECA — Federal Employees Compensation Act

FEGLIP — Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program

FEHB — Federal Employees Health Benefits Program

FERS — Federal Employees Retirement System

FFMIA — Federal Financial Management Improvement Act

FISMA — Federal Information Security Management Act

FMFIA — Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act

FSC — Financial Services Center

FSN — Foreign Service National

FSNAEB — Foreign Service Nationals' After-Employment Benefits

FSNDCF — Foreign Service National Defined Contributions Retirement Fund

FSO — Foreign Service Officer

FSRDF — Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund

FSRDS — Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System

FSPS — Foreign Service Pension System

FTE — Full-Time Equivalent

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GAAP — Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GAO — Government Accountability Office

GFMS — Global Financial Management System

GFS — Global Financial Services

GMRA — Government Management Reform Act

GPRA — Government Performance and Results Act

GPRAMA — GPRA Modernization Act

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HHS — The Department of Health and Human Services

HR — Bureau of Human Resources (DOS)

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IBWC — International Boundary and Water Commission

ICASS — International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (DOS)

IG — Inspector General

IIP — Bureau of International Information Programs (DOS)

INL — Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (DOS)

IPIA — Improper Payments Information Act

IT — Information Technology

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JAMS — Joint Assistance Management System

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LE Staff — Locally Employed Staff

LSSS — Local Social Security System

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NATO — North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NGO — Non-governmental Organization

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OBO — Overseas Building Operations (DOS)

OECD — Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OIG — Office of Inspector General

OMB — Office of Management and Budget

OPM — Office of Personnel Management

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P&F — Program and Financing Schedule

PEPFAR — President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PMS — Payment Management System (HHS)

PP&E — Property, Plant and Equipment

PSA — Personal Services Agreement

PSC — Personal Services Contractor

PSU — Post Support Unit

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QDDR — Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review

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RM — Bureau of Resource Management (DOS)

RSI — Required Supplementary Information

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SAT — Senior Assessment Team (FMFIA)

S/CRS — Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization (DOS)

SFFAS — Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards

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UDO — Undelivered Orders

UN — United Nations

UNESCO — United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

USAID — United States Agency for International Development

USG — U.S. Government

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WCF — Working Capital Fund

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