Definitions for "Accounting Classification Code Structure"
A sequence of numbers that are grouped in a systematic function and is the "key" component of all CFS transactions. CFS uses the ACCS to record and classify financial transactions. Consists of the bureau code, project and task codes, fund code, program code, organization code, object class and a user-defined code. Determines the funds availability for commitments, obligations, and accrual transactions using the funds control levels established in the Funds Management Parameter Maintenance Screen (FM001). The ACCS and various maintenance screens will accommodate the information currently found in the Cost Center logic and the Title File.
ITA uses a standard ACCS structure composed of 7-8 individual elements: amount, appropriation, bureau code, obligation/event identification number, allotment, cost center, object class, and project code. It is a string of data elements used to track the money provided to the overseas posts and monitor event budgets. It should be included on all source documents. See also Strip Codes