Contracts and Grants Accounting


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Custom Training

Contracts and Grants Accounting can arrange department-specific training sessions upon request; email to discuss your group's training needs.

BFS Training Available through the UC Learning Center

Course Title Course Description
Introduction to Finance at UC Berkeley, Part 1  First part of a two-part course to introduce information and concepts for working with financial systems, data and processes at UC Berkeley.
Introduction to Finance at UC Berkeley, Part 2  Builds on the concepts introduced in Part 1.
Managing Cost Transfers
  • Responsibilities and accountability
  • Delegation of responsibilities
  • When to make a cost transfer
  • Criteria and regulations governing cost transfers
  • Cost transfer methods
  • Supporting documentation
  • Document retention
Managing Entertainment Expenditures
  • UC Entertainment Policy
  • Entertainment Expenses: The Basics
  • Allowable, Exceptional and Unallowable Expenditures
  • Roles and Responsibilities in Reviewing and Approving Entertainment Expenditures
  • Reimbursement: How the Process Works
  • Funding Source Restrictions
Managing Non-Payroll Expenditures
  • BFS Accounts Payable Roles
  • Invoice Transactions
  • Sales & Use Taxes
  • Payment Requests
  • Exceptional Payments
  • Causes of Payment Delays
Managing Payroll Expenditures
  • Exception time vs. positive time
  • Payroll expense transfers
  • Financial leave accrual
  • Review of payroll expense
  • Invalid payroll transactions
  • Services coordinated with central payroll, including: rush checks, calculation errors & adjustments, and final pay requests, or the "72 Hour Rule".