FreeBalance® Accountability Suite
FreeBalance Civil Service Management
Civil service management enables governments to manage the civil service cycle from recruitment through retirement. To improve government capacity and results, the (CSM) Civil Services Management category of the FreeBalance Accountability Suite delivers:
Human Resources modules to
support civil service reform and management including movement, capacity building, salary planning, performance appraisal and recruitment
- Payroll and Pensions modules to support government rules for payroll
- Benefits and Self-Service modules to support civil service benefits, travel and subsistence and self-service portals
The FreeBalance (CSM) Civil Service Management functions in the FreeBalance Accountability Suite include the following:
- Civil service reform
Reforms government personnel policies and reflect these reforms in the system.
- Position and establishment management
Sets the establishment for the civil service, pay grades and position scales.
- Payroll and pensions
Manages payments to hourly and salary staff and pensions to former civil servants.
- Salary planning
Forecasts salaries based on budget, trends, and pay to date. Ability to model changes to pay grades, vacancies and union agreements.
- Civil service workforce management
Manages recruitment, performance appraisal, dispute management and retention processes.
Supports approvals, transfers, secondments and promotions.
- Capacity management
Increases government capacity through training, capacity building programs, succession planning and pay for performance.
- Benefits management
Supports insurance, bonuses, training payments and loans for civil servants.
- Payment Management
Manages payment cycle including approval, electronic funds transfer, cheques, secure cheques, pay vouchers and pay agents.
The following FreeBalance modules comprise the (CSM) Civil Service
- (CSCB) Capacity Building and Training
- (CSMV) Civil Service Movement
- (CSPA) Civil Service Performance Appraisal
- (CSPL) Civil Service Planning
- (CSRC) Civil Service Recruitment
- (CSRF) Civil Service Reform
- (CSSR) Standard Reports
- (CSTM) Talent Management
- (CSWF) Civil Service Workforce Management
- (CSPN) Pensions
- (CSPR) Payroll
- (CSBM) Benefits Management
- (CSSS) Employee Self-Service
- (CSTA) Time and Attendance
- (CSTS) Travel and Subsistence
Modules may be purchased separately. Please note that module dependencies will determine if other modules in this category or other categories must be purchased. Please contact FreeBalance for more information.
The FreeBalance Accountability Suite supports good fiscal practice and internationally recognized standards such as:
- United Nations Common Functions of Government (COFOG)
Functional classification to report government statistics to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the United Nations
- The IMF Government Finance Statistics (GFS)
Provides a comprehensive conceptual and accounting framework suitable for analyzing and evaluating fiscal policy and performance of the general government sector and broader public sector of any country
- The IMF Code of Good Practices on Fiscal Transparency
Method to assess government fiscal transparency with practical advice
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
A collection of rules, procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practices. This includes broad guidelines and detailed procedures applied to both the public and private sectors
- International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
International Accounting Standards Board, International private and public sector reporting standards
- International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
Cash and accrual reporting requirements for government and public sector organizations. Compliance with the IPSAS standards guarantees that the financial reporting of public bodies conveys what is termed a true and fair view of the financial situation. IPSAS take account of the characteristic features of the
- Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
Governance outcome measurements supported in performance objectives
- Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEF)
Multiple year rational planning and budget formulation processes enabling the government to establish credible and transparent criteria for allocating public resources to strategic priorities while ensuring overall fiscal discipline
- The World Bank Treasury Reference Model
A development tool for fiscal managers and system developers, intended to help implement good practices in fiscal accounting and expenditure control
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