The following frequently asked questions relate to account balances in KFS. Learn more about balance inquiries and balance types in KFS on the Balance Inquiries page of the Kuali Financial System at Cornell Web site.
Account balances similar to legacy accounts balances are calculated and delivered via the “Account Balances by Organization” dashboard.
Yes, the calculation for “sponsored” account balances is total budget (even if it spans multiple years), less total expenditures to date, from inception of award, and including transfers and capital asset acquisitions.
Yes, the calculation for account balances for department and other non-sponsored accounts is based on opening fund balance, plus current year revenues, less current year expenditures (including encumbrances).
Inception-to-date (ITD) balances represent the total activity, both actual and budgeted, that has occurred since the start of a project. The ITD is most commonly used for contract and grant management and reporting, but is also used for capital projects.
There are three main ways balances are presented in KFS:
All accounts in the following Subfund groups have inception-to-date reporting:
|ARRANL||ARRA: NY Local|
|ARRANY||ARRA: New York State|
|CGNYSL||New York State Local|
|CGNYST||New York State|
|PLCIP||Construction in Progress|