Payment Management System
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What is Payment Management Services

The Payment Management Services (PMS) is a shared service provider and a leader in processing grant payments for the federal government. PMS offers awarding agency and grant recipients with cash management services, centralized payment services, personal grant accounting support, and Financial Reporting Support. PMS promotes financial integrity and operational efficiencies within the federal government through exceptional accounting practices.

Grant Award and Payment Cycle

infographic of PMS' grant award and payment cycle

Program Features

  • Agencies overview of approval and/or rejection of submitted payments
  • Customizable Configurable System
  • Effective Financial Internal Controls
  • FISMA High Secure Payment System
  • Central Accounting Reporting System (CARS) reporting system to record government financial data
  • Interagency Governmental Payment and Collection transfer services (IPAC) transfers to federal agencies with descriptive data
  • Validates against DO NOT PAY listing to prevent and detect improper payments
  • Single Point of Entry for Federal Financial Reports
  • Online Reporting


  • Quick and easy user Set-up
  • Access to account information and reporting
  • Efficient and Accurate Payment System
  • Secured Funding Request transfers
  • Automated submission of Federal Financial Reports
  • Variety of Payment Options (ACH, Fedwire, Warehouse)
  • Eliminates duplicate entries across various grant Financial Systems by sharing reconciled data
  • Live Customer Support