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Federal F&A Cost Study Information Sessions

re: Upcoming Space Inventory/Survey October 9, 2013 WHAT? Overview of the University’s current efforts to renegotiate new F&A (Facilities & Administrative) rates with the federal government – especially the role that the upcoming SPACE SURVEY plays in maximizing the F&A … Continue reading

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Grants and Contracts Accounting – Announcement

Bob Turner has chosen to voluntarily resign his position as Manager of Grants and Contracts Accounting and to seek other opportunities. We wish him the best of luck. The manager duties and responsibilities will temporarily fall to Ken Erickson, as … Continue reading

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Track PARs with a new FIL

Have you ever wanted to know the status of the PAR you returned to Cost Accounting?  A new FIL has been created to help you. This new FIL is located in the EFFORT REPORTS folder in the Financial Information Library (FIL). It is called: … Continue reading

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FBS Announces the Retirement of Gary Gledhill

Financial & Business Services would like to invite you to the retirement celebration of Gary Gledhill Join Us: June 28th, 2013 – 2 pm to 4 pm In the FBS Training Room 404 Park Building For more than 36 years … Continue reading

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PAM Update – Closeouts, Billings and AR

We need your valuable assistance and cooperation to timely process sponsored research billings and close outs. We know that you, too, have identified certain critical projects requiring GCA staff actions. The Project Administration and Management (“PAM”) initiative has been implemented … 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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F&A Encumbrance Posted!

We have posted the F&A Encumbrance  just in time for the February 2013 Month End Close.  No March F&A Encumbrance adjustments have been posted yet. We are committed to posting this at least once a month (at month end) and in the … Continue reading

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F&A Encumbrance Still Incorrect

As reported last month, we are having issues with the F&A Encumbrance calculation. The F&A Encumbrance is incorrect on several Projects on the January 2013 Management report. We do not currently have a resolution to this problem. We have reversed ALL F&A Encumbrances … Continue reading

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Project Liaison Self Service Application back in service

We are pleased to announce that the Self Service application to update the Liaison for Projects is back in service! After searching for a Project or Projects in Project Lookup, in the upper left, you will see the “Change Liaison/Phone” … Continue reading

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F&A Encumbrance incorrect on December 2012 Management Report

The F&A Encumbrance on the December 2012 WEB Management Report was not calculated correctly. Since we have already closed the December Accounting month, the correction will be reflected in January. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Please ASK US if … Continue reading

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