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Proper Account Usage for Cell Phone Reimbursements ***Updated***

As you may already be aware, in March the process changed for reimbursing employees for business usage of their cell phones. Instead of initiating and renewing these reimbursements using paper forms and manual processes, this is now to be done via … Continue reading

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Project Negative Encumbrance ERRORS

We feel it important to inform you of an error that exists in the Financial System. There are projects that have a NEGATIVE ENCUMBRANCE(s) on the Management Reports and all other reports that reflect encumbrances. This error is limited to non-payroll … Continue reading

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Benefit Encumbrance Enhancement Is Here!

We are excited to announce that benefit encumbrance enchancement is live today, and displayed on the Payroll Encumbrance Summary report. In Web Management Reports, click on a hyperlinked encumbrance value on either the Summary of Revenue & Expense report or … Continue reading

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Benefit Encumbrance Enhancement Coming Soon!

We are excited to announce that for the Fiscal Year 2013, benefit encumbrances will be calculated and posted daily. This means that in addition to daily salary encumbrance adjustments, you will also see daily benefit encumbrance adjustments. These benefit encumbrances … Continue reading

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Auto-Numbered Forms

Financial & Business Services has many forms on its web presence. Several of the forms are auto-numbered. Occasionally the auto-number feature of the form does not work. These forms can be accessed with a variety of browsers and operating systems. … Continue reading

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Payroll Encumbrance Changes Are Here!

We are excited to announce the highly anticipated changes to payroll encumbrances are live today. Payroll encumbrances can now be projected through future years on research projects, and will be updated daily to reflect mid-pay period changes to employee distributions. These enhancements are part of … Continue reading

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Payroll Encumbrance Changes Coming January 6th

Ever wish you could project payroll commitments through the end of a multi-year research grant? Tired of updating employee distributions only to wait (patiently) for the next payroll cycle before the changes are reflected on encumbrance reports? Then your time has come! Beginning Friday, January 6th, payroll encumbrances will … Continue reading

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Updated: Payroll Encumbrance Issues Reported

Affected payroll encumbrances have been recalculated and now show correct amounts in reports. Previous post… The calculation of some November 30th payroll encumbrances are incorrect due to a timing issue encountered during payroll processing this week. Encumbrances for payroll distributions ending prior to June 30, 2012 were erroneously projected through the … Continue reading

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Find Status of Payment Request

Accounts Payable is excited to announce and online method to find the status of your payment request.  Rather than wait for someone on the phone to go and try to find your payment request, an online form has been created.  You … Continue reading

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New Fiscal Year Management Reports **UPDATED**

The presentation error described below has been corrected (as of 7/13/2010). Thank you for your patience. If you have questions or concerns, please New Account Codes were assigned to the budget for State Appropriations (Fund 1001). As an unexpected result, the … Continue reading

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