Facilities and Administration: also referred to as Indirect Cost (IC), Indirect Cost Recovery (ICR), and overhead. F&A are actual costs incurred to conduct normal business activities, but are not readily identified with or directly changed to a specific project or program.
Financial Accounting System - the University’s existing accounting system that will be replaced by the FIN ERP solution in July 2012.
Financial Data Store, our new financial data warehouse. (Previously referred to as ODS --Operational Data Store).
Financial Front End - front end interface that brings together various action and report modules - interacts with FAS.
An area on a page that displays or requires data.
Financials Enterprise Resource Planning project.
Financial Systems section of My.Columbia Portal - certain FFE modules are found there.
Financial Reporting & Operations
Comprehensive descriptions of what a specified software package will do, how it is expected to perform, and its intended purpose as it relates to the specified business needs (Finance) of the University.
Fiscal Year runs from July 1st through June 30th each year.