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Appendix A: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services
December 16, 2013




A — Bureau of Administration (DOS)

A&A — Assessment and Authorization

ADP — Automated Data Processing

AF — Bureau of African Affairs (DOS)

AFR — Agency Financial Report

AGA — Association of Government Accountants

AIDS — Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

AML — Anti-Money Laundering

AP — Associated Press

APG — Agency Priority Goal

APP — Annual Performance Plan

Appendix A — OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A

APQC — American Productivity and Quality Center

APR — Annual Performance Report

AQM — Office of Acquisitions Management (DOS)

ARB — Accountability Review Board

ARD — Accounts Receivable Division (DOS)

ARRA — American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

ASEAN — Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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BCA — Budget Control Act of 2011

BDT — Bomb Disposal Team

BIDS — Business Information Database System

BP — Bureau of Budget and Planning (DOS)

BRMS — Budget Resource Management System

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CA — Bureau of Consular Affairs (DOS)

CAP — Cross-Agency Priority

CBJ — Congressional Budget Justification

CDM — Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation

CEAR — Certificate of Excellence in Accountability Reporting

CFO — Chief Financial Officer

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

CIF — Capital Investment Fund

CIO — Chief Information Officer

CMMI — Capability Maturity Model Integration

COAST — Consolidated Overseas Accountability Support Toolbox

COR — Contracting Officer's Representative

COTS — Commercial Off-the-Shelf

CRMS — Central Resource Management System

CSO — Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (DOS)

CSRS — Civil Service Retirement System

CTF — Counterterrorism Finance

CY — Current Year

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D&CP — Diplomatic and Consular Programs (DOS)

DCF — Defined Contributions Fund

DCFO — Deputy Chief Financial Officer (DOS)

Department — U.S. Department of State

DHS — U.S. Department of Homeland Security

DoD — U.S. Department of Defense

DOL — U.S. Department of Labor

DOS — U.S. Department of State

DR — Democratic Republic

DS — Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DOS)

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E — Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and Environment (DOS)

EAP — Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (DOS)

EC-LEDS — Enhancing Capacity - Low Emission Development Strategies

ECA — Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (DOS)

ECE — Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs

EFT — Electronic Funds Transfer

E-Gov — E-Gov Travel Service

ERMA — U.S. Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance

ESCM — Embassy Security, Construction, and Maintenance

ESF — Economic Support Fund

EU — European Union

EUR — Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (DOS)

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F — Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources (DOS)

FAO — Food and Agriculture Organization (UN)

FASAB — Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

FBWT — Fund Balance With Treasury

FECA — Federal Employees Compensation Act

FEGLIP — Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Program

FEHBP — Federal Employees Health Benefits Program

FERS — Federal Employees Retirement System

FFMIA — Federal Financial Management Improvement Act of 1996

FISMA — Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002

FMF — Foreign Military Financing

FMFIA — Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982

FMLP — Future Minimum Lease Payments

FSI — Foreign Service Institute

FSN — Foreign Service National

FSNAEB — Foreign Service Nationals' After-Employment Benefits

FSN DCF — Foreign Service National Defined Contributions Fund

FSNLTF — Foreign Service National Separation Liability Trust 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

FWCB — Federal Workers' Compensation Benefits

FY — Fiscal Year

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GAAP — Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GAO — Government Accountability Office

GeT — Global E-Travel Maintenance Program

GFACS — Global Foreign Affairs Compensation System

GFE — Government Furnished Equipment

GFMS — Global Financial Management System

GHP — Global Health Programs

GIRoA — Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

GMRA — Government Management Reform Act of 1994

GPI — Global Partnership Initiative

GPRA — Government Performance and Results Act of 1993

GPRAMA — GPRA Modernization Act of 2010

GSA — U.S. General Services Administration

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HHS — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIV — Human Immunodeficiency Virus (AIDS)

HTP — High Threat Post

HTHR — High-Threat, High-Risk

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IA — Bureau of Information Assurance (DOS)

IAS — International Accounting Standards

IASB — International Accounting Standards Board

IBWC — International Boundary and Water Commission

ICAO — International Civil Aviation Organization (UN)

ICASS — International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (DOS)

ICOFR — Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

IdEA — International diaspora Engagement Alliance

IDP — International Displaced Person

IG — Inspector General

IIP — Bureau of International Information Programs (DOS)

ILMS — Integrated Logistics Management System

IMET — International Military Education and Training

INCLE — International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement

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

INR — Bureau of Intelligence and Research (DOS)

IO — Bureau of International Organizations (DOS)

IPE — Office of Intellectual Property Enforcement (DOS)

IPERA — Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010

IPIA — Improper Payments Information Act of 2002

IPR — Intellectual Property Rights

IRM — Bureau of Information Resources Management (DOS)

ISAT — Interagency Security Assistance Team

ISP — Increased Security Proposal

IT — Information Technology

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J — Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights (DOS)

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LDP — Language Designated Position

LEED — Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LE Staff — Locally Employed Staff

LM — Office of Logistics Management (DOS)

LNA — Limited Non-Career Appointment

LSSS — Local Social Security System

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M — Under Secretary for Management (DOS)

MCSC — Management Control Steering Committee (DOS)

MD&A — Management's Discussion and Analysis

MRA — Migration and Refugee Assistance

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NADR — Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining, and Related Programs

NATO — North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NEA — Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (DOS)

NGO — Non-Governmental Organization

NIST — National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIV — Non-Immigrant Visa

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OAS — Organization of American States

OBO — Overseas Buildings Operations (DOS)

OC — Office of Claims (DOS)

OCO — Overseas Contingency Operations (DOS)

OECD — Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

OI — Other Information

OIG — Office of Inspector General (DOS)

OMA — Office of Oversight and Management Analysis (DOS)

OMB — U.S. Office of Management and Budget

OPCW — Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

OPM — U.S. Office of Personnel Management

OSCE — Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

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P — Under Secretary for Political Affairs (DOS)

P&B — Planning and Budgeting Program

PBO — Projected Benefit Obligation

PEPFAR — President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief

PKO — Peacekeeping Organization

PMS — Payment Management System (HHS)

PPA — Prompt Payment Act

PRM — Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (DOS)

PSA — Personal Services Agreement

PSC — Personal Services Contractor

PUC — Projected Unit Credit

PY — Prior Year

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QDDR — Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review

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R — Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (DOS)

RLA — Resident Legal Advisor

RFMS — Regional Financial Management System

RSI — Required Supplementary Information

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SAMS — State Assistance Management System

SAT — Senior Assessment Team

SBR — Statement of Budgetary Resources

SCA — Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (DOS)

SFFAS — Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards

SG — Strategic Goal

SIGAR — Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

SNC — Statement of Net Cost

SoD — Segregation of Duties

SOS — Schedule of Spending

SWT — Summer Work Travel

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T — Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Affairs (DOS)

T&A — Time and Attendance

TB — Technical Bulletin

TPP — Trans-Pacific Partnership

Treasury — U.S. Department of Treasury

TSP — Thrift Savings Plan

TTIP — Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

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UDO — Undelivered Orders

UK — United Kingdom

ULO — Unliquidated Obligations

UN — United Nations

UNEP — United Nations Environment Programme (UN)

UNESCO — United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UN)

UNVIE — U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna

USAID — U.S. Agency for International Development

USC — U.S. Code

USM-I — U.S. Mission - Iraq

USSGL — U.S. Standard General Ledger

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VAT — Value Added Taxes

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WCF — Working Capital Fund

WebRABIT — Resource and Budget Integration Toolkit

WHA — Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (DOS)

WinACS — Windows Automated Cashiering System

WSP — Worldwide Security Protection

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