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Responsible for stewardship of Stanford’s finances¬† ORA-1101 Understanding Cost Policy Finance Fundamentals


Internal Controls
Grant authority to access financial systems FIN-0150 Authority Manager Tutorial
Review and approve financial transactions FIN-0103 Approving Financial Transactions
Initiate, approve, reconcile, review, or manage financial transactions FIN-0102 Using Stanford’s Chart of Accounts Account Structure; Chart of Accounts
Request or approve new accounts (PTAs)


Introduction to Stanford PTA Attributes
Request new accounts (PTAs) using PTA Manager FIN-0201 Requesting PTAs Using PTA Manager
Maintain account attributes using PTA Manager FIN-0202 Maintaining PTAs Using PTA Manager
Purchase catalog items and create custom orders using SmartMart FIN-0412 Purchasing Using SmartMart Buying & Paying
Initiate non-catalog requests: requisitions and contracts FIN-0410 Non-Catalog Purchasing Using Oracle iProcurement
Act as PCard custodian or transaction Verifier FIN-0450 PCard Policy & Procedure
Initiate and manage requests for other checks FIN-0462 iOU Other Checks
Travel for Stanford business or support business travelers FIN-0400 Traveling for Stanford Travel
Validate Stanford Travel Card charges and originate expense reports for travel charges FIN-0401 Processing Travel Card Charges in iOU
Initiate and manage reimbursement requests and expense reports FIN-0455 iOU Reimbursement / Expense Reports Reimbursements
Process requests for advance funds FIN-0456 iOU Advances
Administer and reconcile department petty cash funds FIN-0464 iOU Petty Cash
Involved with management of Stanford funds FIN-0170 FUNDamentals of Funds Funds Management
Manage commitments and available fund balances, forecast future expenditures FIN-0180 Introduction to the Commitment Management System (CMS)
FIN-0181 Acquiring Core CMS Skills
Initiate expense journals or journal transfers FIN-0210 Introduction to iJournals
Reconcile and review expenditure statements FIN-0160 Expenditure Statement Reconciliation and Review
Process monetary gifts made to Stanford FIN-0190 Initiating Gift Transmittals
Approve monetary gifts made to Stanford FIN-0191 Approving Gift Transmittals
Run Oracle financial reports in ReportMart3 FIN-0320 ReportMart3 for Oracle Financials Financial Reporting
Run payroll and labor management reports using OBI FIN-0351 Introduction to Payroll and Labor Management Reporting Using OBI
Create custom reports and perform advanced analyses using OBI for PLM FIN-0350 Creating Financial Analyses Using OBI
Allocate employee labor costs FIN-0510 Labor Schedules Payroll Administration
Initiate salary transfers FIN-0520 Labor Distribution Adjustments
Analyze and reconcile graduate financial aid expenditures FIN-0110 Understanding Graduate Financial Aid Expenditures Supporting Students

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