Fund Accounting

General Overview of Features

The CSIU Fund Accounting application is a comprehensive package offering tools for all-inclusive tracking, storing and reporting of Fund Accounting data, accounts receivable and payable, purchase orders and budget preparation. Major features and characteristics include:

Ease of Use

  • User-friendly screens for data entry and report generation.
  • Detailed documentation is available from the Help menu.
  • Consistent in appearance and functionality with other CSIU applications.
Effective Integration
  • Provides maximum efficiency and consistency by sharing common data with other CSIU applications such as Payroll, Personnel, Tax Collection, Bidding, Consumables and Assets Inventory.
  • Includes Query Maker, a flexible report writer.
Comprehensive Record Keeping
  • Adopts standard PA account code format.
  • Compatible with accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the requirements of Handbook II including full accrual accounting.
  • Allows line-item budgeting.
  • Allows access to multiple years of financial data and provides work ahead capabilities.
  • Supports unlimited fund and checking accounts.
  • Allows data entry by account code, cross reference number, or proration code.
Data Manipulation Tools
  • Provides controls for encumbrance and invoice payment activity.
  • Enables automatic updating of receipt and expenditure accounts from other financial, tax and personnel applications.
  • Provides transfer functions to assist with the beginning of new fiscal year.
  • Includes budget transfer and check reconciliation capabilities.
  • Allows optional encumbrance when entering a PO.
  • Provides PO security by building and account codes. Provides multi-level approval of POs.
Assorted Reports
  • User-defined "flex reports."
  • Checks and reports for multiple checking accounts.
  • Detailed and summary reports of transaction history.
  • Purchase orders, encumbrance activity, and transaction entry proof reports.
  • 1099 forms and multiple vendor activity reports and labels.
  • Final expenditure reports.
  • Annual financial merge and annual budget merge with PDE database format.
  • Positive Pay bank export.
  • Audit Log.