Month-end Close Journal Approval Deadline remains at 5:00 p.m.

November 18, 2020

Due to negative impacts on downstream reviewers during the October month-end close, Accounting Journal approval will revert to the original deadline of 5:00 p.m. on the day of the close.  Please note that the Accounting Journal approval change used for the October close had been announced in the October 21, 2020 issue of Business Update.

Accounting Journal deadlines going forward will be as follows:

  • MFT journal uploads – noon on the day of the close (in place since July 2017 in Workday)
  • Accounting Journal submission – 3:00 p.m. on the day of the close (new as of October 2020 month-end)
  • Accounting Journal approval – 5:00 p.m. on the day of the close (in place since July 2017 in Workday and will continue starting November 2020)

Departments can use Find Journals by Cost Center – Yale or look in their Notifications for the list of canceled journals.

Any questions, please contact the Financial Support Center (FSC) at sharedservices@yale.edu.