Understanding Accounts and Funds

Full Accounting Unit (FAU)

UC Davis and the Kuali Financial System use the term the Full Accounting Unit (FAU) to describe the attributes/codes required for every KFS document.  The FAU is the mechanism used to classify the type, purpose and funding entered into KFS.  It is used by departments to meet their reporting needs and is used by Accounting & Financial Services to run annual reports and financial statements for UC Davis.  The FAU is comprised of three required elements and three optional elements. 

The required elements are the:

The optional elements are:

For an example of a completed FAU go to the FAU process guide page.

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