Accounting & Financial Reporting

Step 2- Process an Account Document

Step 2: Process an Account Document    INTRO  1  2
  What to do How to do it
A. Start the Account Document
  1. From the Main Menu, Chart of Accounts channel, click on the Account link. From here, you can search for an existing account to edit or copy or you can click on the Create New button to start a new account from scratch.
  2. Enter a Description in the Document Overview tab (this text will appear on Decision Support reports).
  • The description should be in a format such as:
  • NEW GIFT FUND FOR donor name.
  • [ ADDITIONAL ACCOUNT / ALLOCATION ] FOR EXISTING GIFT, UC FUND xxxxx.

If modifying an account, specify the modifications being made.

B. Complete the Account document

1.  Any fields with an asterisk (*) are required.

2.  Review the Tips & Tricks section of the Account document for additional considerations when setting up a new account.

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