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HR Guide - Individual Cash Awards

Please use this guide to generate your performance awards in FPPS.

These directions will help ensure timeliness and accuracy in completing this process.

Generating Individual Cash Awards

  1. Login

    Log into Web FPPS.

  2. Initiate Action

    Type INIT in the command line.

  3. Select Award

    From the “Others" drop-down box, select “Awards and Quality Step Increase”.

  4. Enter Employee Information

    Enter the employee’s last name or SSN.

    NOTE: If you enter the employee’s last name, you will need to enter the following information:

    • Department (IN)
    • Bureau (01)
    • Sub-bureau (99)
    FPPS SSN screen
  5. Enter Date

    Enter the proposed effective date and the contact information for the supervisor of the employee.

    NOTE: If an employee is getting 2 awards (i.e., cash and time off) you will need to use different effective dates.

  6. Input Award Type

    Input Type Of Award: “840”.

  7. Select Award Type

    Select Award Type: “A1”.

  8. Enter Amount

    Enter award amount.

  9. Input FBMS Code

    Input complete FBMS code to include the following: cost center code, fund code, functional area code, and WBS code.

    ** Search for the cost information in FPPS rather than typing it in manually.

    ** For WBS, there are no periods (.) used in FPPS so the information should be a continuous string of letters and numbers.

    Cost Center 11 characters Example: DS686XXXXX
    Fund Code 8 characters Example: XXXD4523WD
    Functional Area 16 characters Example: DWLADT000.LA0000
    WBS 17 characters Example: DPXXXXX15XXXXXX
    Work Order   optional field, not required

    ** Only cash awards require the cost code information provided by budget. The cost codes do not need to be input into their respective fields on award screens for QSIs or Time Off Awards.

    FPPS accounting screen
  10. Input Award Information

    Press “F2” to bring up the notepad. In the notepad, input "FY23 Performance Based Award in the amount of $XXXX.00".

    NOTE: If this information is not in the FPPS notepad, the action will be returned to the requesting office for corrective action.

    FPPS notepad screen for cash award



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