General Accounting & Accounting Services
The primary objective of General Accounting & Accounting Services is to assist departments with accounting and financial reporting, including:
Coordinating the development of financial policies and procedures.
Designing high-level accounting processes that support the overall functions of the University.
Providing guidance to institutional business process owners in the interpretation of complex accounting and financial policy issues.
Governing and maintaining the University’s Chart of Accounts (COA).
Providing guidance & advice to Lead Administrators and other departmental staff on accounting and internal reporting issues, COA usage and financial structures.
Developing monitoring mechanisms to pinpoint financial, reporting, or application problem areas and propose actions to resolve issues.
Providing communications to keep the user community informed of the most recent developments.
Answering specific questions on the General Ledger and other General Accounting applications such as Labor Distribution (LD), Journal Staging Area (JSA) and Data Warehouse Portal.
Designing and providing training programs for specific financial applications and activities.
Participating in enhancement recommendations and testing of application changes.