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Banner Alerts & Resources

Banner Alerts & Resources

This page is for users of Banner Finance/Payroll and other OBFS systems. It includes system notices, calendar of events, a list of reports available to help you do your job, links to other system status pages, and system user resources consolidated on the right side of this page under Log In, Finance Toolkit, Payroll Toolkit, Web Sites and News & Announcements.

IF YOU ARE NEW to business systems and need to request access to Banner or other business systems, View Direct, or to the Decision Support Data Warehouse (to create custom reports, queries, or data downloads), contact your Unit Security Contact (USC). Also, visit the Orientation for New Business and Finance Employees site. This website will give you a sense of the complexity of the fiscal operations at the University, the various roles and responsibilities of departmental business and finance office employees, and the resources and support offered by the Office of Business and Financial Services (OBFS).

System Notices

FY18 Period 03 (September) Month-End Standard Reports Ready in My-UI-Financials, View Direct, and EDDIE:

DONE

Last Updated 10/5/17 - 1:30 PM

Activity Status
Closing

DONE The Finance period September 2017 (Period 03, FY18) was successfully closed on October 4, 2017. 

Report Posting and Report Review DONE - September month-end standard Finance reports have been reviewed by OBFS and are now available in My-UI-Financials, View Direct, and EDDIE. If you have questions, please contact Janilyn Daily at jdaily@uillinois.edu; 217-333-9134, Allison Gaddis at agaddis@uillinois.edu; 217-244-9606.

This status table is updated as activities are completed. If you wish to receive monthly notices in your email when OBFS completes the review of the month-end standard reports, go to the OBFS News Service sign up page, check the "Finance" box, enter your email as requested and click the Subscribe button.

Events:

Reports:

  • Fund, Organization, Account, Program, Activity, Location and Index hierarchies and codes are available in View Direct and updated nightly.

  • Finance Month-End Standard Reports (See Month-End Status notice above)

  • Payroll Reports are available in View Direct under: HRPAY00103 PAYROLL EXPENSE BY PERSON - MONTH END (all pay periods available after the finance month-end closing) and HRPAY00104 PAYROLL EXPENSE BY PERSON - PAY PERIOD (Bi-Weekly and Monthly periods available three days prior to each period pay date).

  • Receipts Required Report [updated daily] - Helps you identify purchase order transactions requiring submission of receiving reports to complete payment to vendor.

  • Invoice Approval Queue Report [updated daily] - Helps you identify invoice transactions requiring department approval to complete payment to vendor.

  • FABweb Aging Report [updated daily] - Helps identify both the aging status and details of equipment purchases not yet completed and requiring submission of unit and item specific information through FABweb.

  • Open Encumbrance Reports - Helps you identify encumbrance balances that need to be modified, liquidated or closed.

  • NACUBO-Fund Type Discrepancy Report - Helps you identify possible rogue transactions or the need to correct the NACUBO function of a Program code.

  • Rogue FOAPAL Report [updated monthly] - Helps you identify possible rogue balances involving your department.

  • Multiple-Person Information Reports - Helps you verify designation of Financial Managers and General Ledger Report Distribution Contacts (GLDC) for:

  • Unused FOPAL Codes Reports - Helps you identify unused codes that need to be terminated, including:

Other systems information may also be found at:

  • AITS Check System Status - For information about current AITS alerts, outages, and event notices. Contact the AITS Service Desk if you experience problems with access or functionality of the UI-Integrate/Banner system.

  • Decision Support System Status - For status of the various systems that make up the reporting environment.

  • Technology Services System Status (UIUC) - Information for users of the Technology Services on the UIUC campus, including updates about outages and problems, regularly scheduled maintenance, and service announcements.

  • ACCC UpReport (UIC) - Information for users of the Academic Computing and Communications Center (ACCC) services on the UIC campus, including announcements about impending downtime and any emergencies.

Last Updated: October 5, 2017

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