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REMINDER! September Month-End Close Deadline: Validated campus journal entries and data collect batches (journal imports) should be received by Accounting Services by close of business (5 p.m.) Friday, September 29, with the last business day of the quarter ending Saturday, September 30. Please remember that accounting will not receive the journal entries until the journal has been budget checked valid and has passed through all required approvals (including OSR, if necessary).

For details on month-end close procedures, see the Accounting Services webpage.  Bookmark this page to see the latest info in between updates.

NEW!  Accounting Services Page Information.  The Accounting Services website will now post the month-end close status of the last month that has been reconciled and approved by the state under the Month-End Close Status area in the red bar.  Underneath, the Month-End Accounting Deadline will be posted in the blue bar, which states the date when all validated campus journal entries and data collect batches (journal imports) should be received by Accounting Services, plus gives specific information on what details need to be finished by this deadline.

NEW! CPAs! Just a few more days to register for the October 3 CPE workshop: Team Motivation Strategies that Work! See > CPE tab for details about this and other upcoming CPE credit opportunities. To be added to the CPE training distribution list, email Managers, please share this information with any CPAs on your team.

NEW!  Payroll Schedule Changes.  To adjust for upcoming holiday hours, please note the biweekly pay schedule B09 will have a pay date of November 9 instead of November 10.  In addition, the Central office approvals deadline will be at noon on November 2, and the payroll schedule lockout is now 3 p.m. on November 2.  If you are using a printed pdf to keep track of your biweekly pay schedule lockouts, please update your printout, or you may refer to the drop-down menu on the Payroll Schedule website.

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Users should utilize the Business Systems Help Desk when they are unsure who to contact for issue resolution. This is the fastest way to obtain assistance and allows the project team to be able to track issues to determine the scale of the impact to all users. Users can reach the Business Systems Help Desk at 919-962-HELP or via a remedy ticket submitted online at (select ConnectCarolina > ConnectCarolina Finance > the appropriate area of concern).

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