General Accounting

About Us

General Accounting is the department responsible for the following:

  • Establishing new unrestricted chartstrings to record University transactions
  • Maintaining the University’s general ledger
  • Posting journal entries to the general ledger
  • Reviewing balance sheet account reconciliations for the schools and colleges. Please note other BFAS units, such as Treasurer’s Office, Auxiliary Services, and Risk Management manage their own account reconciliation process.
  • Obtaining, reviewing, and preparing reconciliations of University chartstrings, including all operating bank accounts
  • Establishing deadlines and coordinate fiscal year end closing
  • Provisioning of financial reports and information to campus departments to assist in maintaining and managing budgets
  • Provisioning of financial transaction oversight to ensure compliance with applicable policies and regulations, both internal to the University and external

Contact Us

General Accounting Department

640 Skytop Office Bldg.
Suite 120
Syracuse, NY 13244
Phone: (315) 443-2522
Fax: (315) 443-2676