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Accounting & Financial Reporting

University Accounting & Financial Reporting

The OBFS accounting office supports general ledger, property accounting, and financial reporting needs of campus and university administration units. This includes monitoring the integrity of property and general ledger system data, helping units address accounting transactional and operational needs, and issuing annual audited financial statements. It is comprised of the following sections:

Accounting Consulting Group (ACG) provides personalized support for unit accounting needs through issue-specific consulting engagements.  These engagements assist units on organizational structure, provide advanced data reports, and assist units subject to audit issues. Collectively, through service to individual units over an extended period of time, the accounting, business, and fiscal control environment for the University is positively impacted.

Education & Information Services (EIS) provides personalized support for unit accounting needs through help desk services, training sessions, and ad-hoc report generation. It provides this support by verifying monthly reports, testing systems, conducting training in Finance, General Ledger, and Property Accounting, maintaining the UAFR and Equipment Management websites, generating new EDDIE reports and maintaining security to accounting data.

University Property Accounting & Reporting provides personalized support for unit accounting needs related to capital assets. It supports the accounting and business functions related to activity recorded in the plant funds.  It also supports units’ efforts to administer records associated with the acquisition, usage, and disposal of equipment that are held in their custody.

Administrative Accounting & Financial Reporting supports accounting functions for investments, debt, and unclaimed property. It also prepares University-wide, University Hospital, and other bondholder financial reports, along with administering the budgeting operations for University Administration units.

University Accounting Services (UAS) supports the accounting and business functions related to activity recorded in state, institutional, self-supporting, gift, endowment income, practice plan, loan, and agency (including student organization) funds. Its primary responsibilities include Banner C-FOAPAL and attribute maintenance, assisting units with accounting questions and issues, data control functions, reconciliation of diverse transactions and general ledger balances, analytical reviews, and fulfillment of various internal and external reporting requirements.

For more information about UAFR Unit Structure, please see the University Accounting & Financial Reporting Org Chart.

Last Updated: February 24, 2016