An account code is equivalent to an object code in SAMAS and will continue being a six digit sequence. An account code provides greater detail of expenditure classifications versus roll-up categories. For example, a specific account code for office supplies will roll-up into the operating expense category. Therefore, account codes provide micro level detail of expenditure elements that comprise the greater summation of category specific expenditures.
The code which the IFMS system will use to bill the proper department and organization for the specific purchase being made. Account codes consist of a fund, an agency, an organization, and object code. These 4 parts to the account code will be used to properly allocate the funds and bill the proper department for the purchase.
A number used to index the data representing a customer, tenant, client, etc., usually for billing purposes. (HG) Account codes can be used to re-direct the billing of a call such that bills can be generated that group and total calls by Account Code rather than by station number. Sometimes used synonymously with AUTHORIZATION CODE (see also).
A way of attaching a "tag" to a call record. This might be used to indicate that the call is to be charged to a particular account or to indicate the outcome of a call (a sale was made, a brochure requested etc.) Call Management systems can then produce reports listing all calls with the same account codes. Account codes can be attached to incoming and outgoing calls, and it can be made mandatory for an extension user to enter an account code before a call is made