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Oracle U.S. Federal Financials Implementation Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E13455-04
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Federal System Parameters Setup

Overview

You can store attribute column information in the Define Federal System Parameters window for the following features:

These parameters remain constant across ledgers and organizations.

The FACTS I process derives the attribute column stored in the Define Federal System Parameters window to determine the Trading Partner Descriptive Flexfield attribute for the customer, supplier, or journal line. The value in the Trading Partner Descriptive Flexfield is reported on the FACTS I file to further categorize the general ledger account balances designated as F for Federal.

The FACTS II process derives the attribute column stored in the Define Federal System Parameters window to determine the public law code, advance type, transfer department ID, and transfer main account descriptive flexfield attributes for the journal line. The value in these descriptive flexfield attributes are reported on the FACTS II file to further categorize the general ledger account balances.

The Receivables Activity Worksheet process derives the attribute column stored in the Define Federal System Parameters window to determine the Adjustment Status Descriptive Flexfield attribute. You can use the value in the Adjustment Status Descriptive Flexfield for reporting in the Adjustments section.

The FMS 224 report process derives the attribute column stored in the Define Federal System Parameters window to determine the Accomplished Date of payment on expenditure items in Oracle Projects. The value in the Expenditure Item descriptive flexfield is used for reporting the Accomplished date on the FMS 224.

The FACTS Transaction Register process derives the attribute column stored in the Define Federal System Parameters window to determine the transaction date for requisitions, purchase orders, and receiving transactions in Oracle Purchasing.

Prerequisites

Defining Federal System Parameters

To define federal system parameters navigate to the Define Federal System Parameters window.

The following table describes the fields on the Define Federal System Parameters window, FACTS Attributes tab.

Define Federal System Parameters Window Description, FACTS Attributes Tab
Field Name Description
Customer Trading Partner FACTS I customer attribute

Note: Select the same attribute used in the Trading Partner Descriptive Flexfield for Customer Information.

Vendor Trading Partner FACTS I vendor attribute

Note: Select the same attribute used in the Trading Partner Descriptive Flexfield for Vendors.

Journal Trading Partner FACTS I journal attribute

Note: Select the same attribute used in the Trading Partner Descriptive Flexfield for Enter Journals: Lines.

Public Law Code FACTS II public law code attribute

Note: Select the same attribute used in the Public Law Code Descriptive Flexfield for Enter Journals: Lines.

Public Law Code Receipts Allow users to enter a public law code for miscellaneous receipts.

Note: Select the same attribute used in the descriptive flexfield for Receivables: Accounting Distribution Information.

Advance Type FACTS II advance type attribute

Note: Select the same attribute used in the Advance Type Descriptive Flexfield for Enter Journals: Lines.

Transfer - Department ID FACTS II transfer department ID attribute; required when there is a value for Transfer - Main Account

Note: Select the same attribute used in the Transfer - Department ID Descriptive Flexfield for Enter Journals: Lines.

Transfer - Main Account FACTS II transfer main account attribute; required when there is a value for Transfer - Department ID

Note: Select the same attribute used in the Transfer - Main Account Descriptive Flexfield for Enter Journals: Lines.

The following table describes the fields on the Define Federal System Parameters window, Reporting Attributes tab.

Define Federal System Parameters Window, Reporting Attributes Tab
Field Name Description
Adjustment Status 220-9 report attribute

Note: Select the same attribute used in the Adjustment Status Descriptive Flexfield for Adjustment Information.

Receivables Reclassification Allow users to enter a Receipt Document Number that is being reclassified.

Note: Select the same attribute used in the descriptive flexfield for Receivables: Accounting Distribution Information.

Project Accounting Accomplished Date Date disbursement paid by Department of Treasury

Note: Select the same attribute used for the Expenditure Item Descriptive Flexfield in Projects for Accomplished Date.

The following table describes the fields on the Define Federal System Parameters window, Transaction Date Attributes tab.

Define Federal System Parameters Window, Transaction Date Attributes Tab
Field Name Description
Requisition Requisition date attribute
Purchase Order Purchase order date attribute
Receiving Transaction Receiving transaction date attribute