August 30, 2018
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REMINDER! August Month-End Close Deadline: Validated campus journal entries and data collect batches (journal imports) should be received by Accounting Services by close of business on (5 p.m.) Friday, August 31. 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).
It is critical that journal imports with state funds are submitted on or before this date. Valid entries received past deadline, including valid entries pending departmental approval or with error status, will be deleted from the system.
Month-end close deadlines are continually updated on the Accounting Services webpage. Bookmark this page to see the latest info in between updates.
NEW! F&A Formula Allocation. The F&A Formula Allocation report is available now in Infoporte and includes 2018 data.
NEW! Improved Purchasing Card Program Postponed. Procurement Services needs to postpone the launch of the new P-Card Works program due to unforeseen security and data integrity concerns to Monday, September 17. For more information, see the August 17 memo.
NEW! State Auditors on Campus. The state auditors will be on site beginning September 4 for their work as part of their annual financial audit of the fiscal year. As part of their regularly-scheduled audit work, a state auditor staff member may contact you or a member of your campus unit. For more information, see the August 27 memo.
NEW! Registration opens September 19 for the ConnectCarolina User Conference. More than 50 sessions were submitted and nearly 70 of your colleagues will be presenting in this year’s event, which happens from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. October 18 at the Student Union. For more details, please see the conference website.
REMINDER! Subscribing to Business Managers listserv: Finance and accounting personnel who would like to subscribe to the business managers listserv can do so by following the instructions at http://finance.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/298/2016/09/joinbusinessmgr.pdf.
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 help.unc.edu (select ConnectCarolina > ConnectCarolina Finance > the appropriate area of concern).
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