Cornerstone News Digest                                                                                   November 21, 2016
New This Week
Finance Approver Report Now Available
Read the instructions on how to run the report, which you can search by unit, division, employee or finance approver to find employees in your unit and/or division.

Make Journal Entries Using Excel
Journal entries for cash, check, credit card or wire transfers can now be performed using an Excel spreadsheet. Download templates for each type of transfer from the Controller's website. Check out the job aid that will walk you through the process.

Submit Requests for Student Awards and Stipends, and One-Time Payees
You may now submit requests to process 10 or more award/stipend or one-time payments using an Excel spreadsheet. Read this article to download the spreadsheet and learn when a W9 is or is not needed.

Treasurer's Town Hall
Download the presentation from the November 17 Town Hall
, which included detailed updates on the projects, such as themes and solutions to commonly reported questions to the help desks.

Updates, Tips and Reminders
System Updates and Resolutions
View the latest news on frequently reported concerns , including:
  • purchase orders, quick orders, requisitions and supplier payments
  • reassigning and appointing delegates for expense reimbursements
  • cash advances, commitment accounting and split-charging for requisitions
New Tips to Help You Learn the Systems
New tips
have been added to help you:
  • split a requisition across accounting codes
  • export inquiry screens and reports from the general ledger into Excel
  • use employee self-service to view pay stubs
  • manage your RU Marketplace profile
Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions
Use the “Search” feature to scan the site, including
FAQs pages. If you do not see the question or answer you were looking for, contact the appropriate help desk for support.

Human Resources and Payroll Training
Presentations, quick reference cards, videos and web tutorials are posted on Cornerstone. Find these resources in the collapsible menu at the bottom of the
Human Resources and Payroll Training page.

Faculty – Learning the New Systems
Faculty may participate now in non-targeted courses for grant accounting, expense management, procurement, and self-service
. Targeted education will be available soon to help faculty learn the new systems and processes. These opportunities will be online, shorter, and focused on faculty-specific needs.  

To participate in an online course, please access Rutgers University Canvas (use your NetID and password to log in).

Meetings and Events
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