- Properly report the financial position of the College and to ensure the integrity and relevance of the College's accounting books and records via the use of General Accepting Accounting Principles (GAAP) in the United States of America and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Audit and Accounting Guide For-Not-Profit Organizations;
- Maintain adequate levels of operating cash to fund daily expenditures and to invest all excess operating cash in income bearing instruments within the investment guidelines set by the College;
- Ensure and maintain proper controls over College resources thereby safeguarding the assets of the College;
- Provide superior service to College faculty and staff as it pertains to accounting, cash and investment services by developing and maintaining financial and administrative best practices.
Journal entries are used to transfer or adjust charges and credits posted from one FOAPAL to another. Journal entries must be submitted or approved by an authorized individual of the FOAPAL to be charged. You must complete the Transfer Request Form and submit it to the Business Office Office. The Business Office Office will consider a form submitted from an authorized signer’s email account as “signed.” If you are debiting another department and crediting your own, you are required to copy an authorized signer in that department when you send in the email attachment to verify authorization of the department receiving the charge.
Generally, properly filled out and submitted journal entries will be posted within 5 business days of submission.