Archive November 2013

 
At the Nov 18 Controllers' meeting, the following topics are on the agenda for discussion: Campus updates; Alcohol policy and procedures; Advancement; Fund 98 feed to COFRS; CORE Update; Auxiliary Codes in Cognos Reports; Fiscal Certification. Questions on discussion points from this and any other Controllers’ meeting should be directed to the appropriate campus controller.
If you aren’t reading Carl’s m-Fin blog, you’re missing some very interesting developments in the Cognos Reporting System. Here’s a recent example: The new m-Fin ACCOUNT ACTUALS PERIOD BY FISCAL YEAR report summarizes Account ChartField values (as the report title indicates) across the accounting periods of multiple fiscal years. History in your hands! You can review historical cash balances on a clinical trial … take a look at salary over the years … or monitor operating expenditures. But there’s more.
The OUC offered several Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses during mid-November. We'll provide analytics on the November activities later this month but in the meantime, we still have one day of CPE left this quarter. Registration is open for most of the courses scheduled for Thursday, December 5:
If your department is responsible for billing external entities, you know what a complicated,  manual process that can sometimes be. The OUC’s Financial & Reporting Systems team can help you evaluate your business process and enhance it with online bills and deposits through the PeopleSoft Finance System. The Billing and Accounts Receivable modules are being used by large and small organizational units across CU to speed processing, ensure accuracy, and provide monitoring of payments.
The University’s external auditor, CliftonLarsonAllen, is completing the final stages of review and the audit exit conference is scheduled for mid-November. Want to learn more about auditing? The OUC is offering a CPE course on Tue, Feb 18. It's called External Audits: Why are These People Here and When are They Going to Leave? Check out the course description at: www.cu.edu/controller/cpe/?page_id=1455.