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Risk Management for International Travel ( 632.44 KB) Monday, July 6, 2020
Leaves for Professors and Academic Staff ( 859.39 KB) Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Minors at Cornell University ( 408.96 KB) Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Access to Student Information ( 496.15 KB) Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Filling Vacancies (Excluding Bargaining Unit Staff) ( 422.23 KB) Monday, June 29, 2020
Reference Checks, Information Verification, and Background Checks ( 391.95 KB) Monday, June 29, 2020
Use of Cornell's Name, Logos, Trademarks, and Insignias ( 374.55 KB) Friday, June 26, 2020
Authentication to Information Technology Resources ( 492.29 KB) Thursday, June 25, 2020
Voting Time ( 367.93 KB) Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Remote Worker Checklist ( 101.23 KB) Friday, May 29, 2020
Notification of Expected Incoming Wire Transfer/ACH or EFT Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Notification of Claiming Unidentified Receipts Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Conflicts of Interest and Commitment (Excluding Financial Conflict of Interest Related to Research) ( 730.29 KB) Friday, May 15, 2020
Flexibility in the Workplace ( 444.62 KB) Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Recharge Entities, Ithaca Campus Units ( 349.56 KB) Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Credit Card Update Form Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Accepting Credit Cards to Conduct University Business ( 497.75 KB) Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Travel Expenses ( 460.88 KB) Tuesday, April 21, 2020
KFSIDR 1040: The Wonderful World of WebFin2 Friday, April 17, 2020
Procurement of Goods and Services ( 517.45 KB) Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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KFSIDR 1040: The Wonderful World of WebFin2 Friday, April 17, 2020
e-SHOP Monthly Webinars Thursday, January 30, 2020
FIN 203: Internal Controls at Cornell University Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Accounting Certification Program Wednesday, January 29, 2020
FIN 101: Policy Considerations in Accounting Wednesday, January 29, 2020
DFA Essentials: Financial Stewardship and Ethical Conduct Friday, March 1, 2019
DFA Essentials: Unallowable and Indirect Costs Monday, June 18, 2018
DFA Essentials: Accounting 101 Friday, June 15, 2018
FIN 201 - Developing User Fees for Service Facilities & Recharge Operations Friday, February 16, 2018
FIN 111: Processing Capital Assets and Physical Inventory Friday, September 22, 2017
FIN 114: Financial Management of Sponsored Projects Friday, July 7, 2017
KFSIDR-1050: Using KFS Dashboards to Manage Accounts and Transactions (New! Replaces KFSIDR-1000 and KFSIDR-1100) Friday, July 7, 2017
FIN 115: Financial Reporting Dashboard, Sponsored Financial Activity Friday, July 7, 2017
Cornell Accounting 101 Friday, July 7, 2017
FIN 104: Financial Stewardship and Ethical Conduct Friday, July 7, 2017
FIN 108: Unallowable Expenses Friday, July 7, 2017
PAY 104: Treaty Benefits and Taxation for Foreign Nationals Friday, July 7, 2017
FIN 202: Reconciliation of Assets and Liabilities and Monitoring Operating Accounts Friday, July 7, 2017
RMI 100: Everything You Wanted to Know About Risk Management and Insurance Friday, July 7, 2017
Capital Assets Processing Updates, October 2014 Friday, June 23, 2017

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Title Category Code Description
Cash Offset Asset 1000 Cash offset entries are generated for most transactions, thereby balancing the account (debits equal credits), independent of any other account. Use: Most of the entries you create will automatically generate a cash offset entry. These are automatic.
Cash - Petty Cash Asset 1100 Minimal amount of cash kept on hand to pay for small expenditure items ($25 and under) when a procurement card cannot be used. Use: See policy 3.21
Cash Drawer Asset 1101 Specific amount of cash used to make change in retail operations. (register drawer or vault) Use: Reconciliation of cash drawers should be done every day the drawer is used and periodically if the drawer is not used regularly
Cash In Bank Asset 1110 Represents the actual cash deposited in Cornell's bank accounts. Use: Automatically populated by KFS when an advance deposit (AD) is completed.
Cash Equivalents Asset 1130 Marketable assets that are very close to their maturity dates. Use: Use limited to the Division of Financial Affairs.
Cash Equivalent/Investment Restate Asset 1131 Use: Limited to the Division of Financial Affairs. Reclass entry to restate Investments & Cash Eq.
Accounts Receivable Asset 1200 A current asset representing an amount due Cornell resulting from the sale of goods or services. Use: Any department where goods and services are invoiced.
Account Receivable - NYS Asset 1217 New York State appropriation due to Cornell Use: Allocation distributed to colleges prior to funds received from NYS
Accounts Receivable - Student Asset 1220 Asset created when a student's account is credited prior to receipt of external funds Use: Private loans from banks, outside scholarships
Accounts Receivable - Student Loan Fed Asset 1225 Asset created when a student's account is credited prior to receipt of loan funds from federal sources. Use: Perkins, Stafford
Accounts Receivable-Student Loan Inst Asset 1226 Asset created when Cornell loans institutional funds to a student Use: PILIPP, Law School, Endowment loan programs
Allowance for Doubtful Accts Asset 1250 Allowance for Doubtful Accounts is a contra current asset object code associated with A/R. When the allowance object code is used, the unit is anticipating that some accounts will be uncollectible in advance of knowing the specific amount Use: Units billing sales to external customers where the possibility of default exists. The allowance normalizes fund balance activity.
Internal Loan AcctRec -Capital Asset 1270 Asset related to internal department loans, capital projects. Use: Restricted for DFA use only.
Internal Loan AcctRec -Noncapital Asset 1271 Asset related to internal department loans, non-capital projects. Use: Restricted for DFA use only.
Operating Loan AcctRec Asset 1272 Asset related to internal operating loans. Use: Restricted for DFA use only.
Interdept - Accounts Receivable Asset 1280 An asset created from sales activity between Cornell departments. An interdepartmental income code must be used on the other side of the transaction. Use: Used by departments to record income when the customers account can't be charged an expense due to the period end (month or year).
Deposits in Transit/CC Receivable Asset 1290 Used to temporarily hold credit card receivables. Should not be used for most credit card transactions as they are considered income as soon as they are received and should be booked to a revenue object code.
Accounts Receivable - Contract Grant Asset 1300 A current asset representing an amount due Cornell as a result of invoicing Contract & Grant agreements or Federal Appropriations. Use: Restricted for DFA use only.
Accounts Receivable-NYS Approp Cap Proj Asset 1310 An asset created when NYS has agreed to a capital project but the funds have not been received. Use: Allows Cornell to start a capital project prior to receipt of state funds.
Allowance for C&G Reserves Asset 1320 Contra Asset associated with Contract & Grant Receivables. Use: Restricted for DFA use only.

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