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Published: Thursday 21st May 2015

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Do you need a refresher on handling ACU’s budgeting and finance procedures?  Register now for one of six helpful workshops where Finance staff will walk you through the Budget Allocation Process or answer your questions on the ACU Finance Administration process.

Introduction to Budgeting

Obtain an overview of the ACU Budget Allocation Process. Understand key terminology i.e. Revenue Budget, Revenue Distribution, Expense Budget, Carry Forwards and Forecasting.
This video conference runs for 1 hour 30 mins and is available on Friday 5 June  or on Thursday 11 June – visit the ACU training website to register.

Introduction to Finance Part 1

Develop knowledge of the ACU Cost Code Structure - The Chart of Accounts, Cost Centres and Project Codes. Gain a sound understanding of the Finance Administration procedures e.g. Banking, Debtor Invoice Requisitioning.

This video conference runs for 1hr 15mins and is available on Monday 15 June  or on Wednesday 24 June – visit the ACU training website to register.

Introduction to Finance Part 2

Prerequisite – Introduction to Finance Part 1
Gain sound comprehension of claim reimbursement of work related expenses.  Learn the ACU Purchase Card coding and acquittal process including compliance requirements.  Understand travel procedures at ACU.

This video conference runs for 1hr 30mins and is available on Wednesday 17th June or on Thursday 25 June – visit the ACU training website to register.

Research Administration

Prerequisite – Introduction to Finance Part 1 & Part 2
Understand the Financial Obligations of the Researcher Pre and Post Grant Award.  To be conducted in conjunction with Office of DVC Research.

This video conference runs for 1hr and is available on Monday 22nd June – visit the ACU training website to register.

GST/FBT/Insurance

Prerequisite – Introduction to Finance Part 1 & Part 2
Learn about GST (Good Service Tax) and FBT (Fringe Benefits Tax) and its implications on reporting.  Become aware of the University’s Insurance coverage for University approved activities.

Video conference runs for 1hr and is available on Monday 20th July – visit theACU training website to register.

Reporting

Prerequisite – Introduction to Finance Part 1 & Part 2
An interactive workshop on how to use Reporting Centre to view transactions.

The workshop will be held in Melbourne, runs for 1hr 30 mins and is available on Wednesday 22nd July – visit the ACU training website to register.

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