Business Update News from 01/2020

Finance Data Mart is now Live!

January 29, 2020

The first phase of the new Finance Data Mart is now live via the Power BI Report Server . The Data Mart provides business office staff with easier access to financial data through interactive reporting.

The data available...

Account Holder Report by Person - Updated email subject lines

January 29, 2020

In early January, subscription “subject lines” for all current Account Holder by Person reports were updated in a one-time system sweep. The email subject lines now include the text that was entered in the subscription description field when the report was created. See below examples of old and...

New Operations Working Group formed

January 29, 2020

The new Operations Working Group (WG) was formed this month. The WG joins the Operations Council and Operations Strategy groups as part of the new operations governance structure. As part of this change the Business Operations Leadership Team (BOLT) and the Operating Group (OG) have been sunset...

Reminder - Requirement to report cash transactions over $10,000

January 29, 2020

The University is required to report certain transactions to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network when it receives more than $10,000 in cash from a single payer. Such reporting is required on Form 8300 within fifteen (15) days following the transaction...

Microsoft Windows 7 support extended to 2021

January 22, 2020

Microsoft initially committed to supporting the Windows 7 operating system for 10 years, concluding its support on January 14, 2020. However, in recognition of an estimated 40% of the world’s computers in a corporate environment running on Windows 7, Microsoft has agreed to extend its support,...

Scheduled maintenance - phone system equipment - February 2

January 22, 2020

Yale ITS will perform scheduled phone equipment maintenance in The Anlyan Center (TAC) and George street buildings on Sunday, February 2, from 5:00 - 7:00 a.m.

The work is not expected to cause any interruptions.

Please share this message with individuals in your area who...

New Finance course: Introduction to the Chart of Accounts

January 22, 2020

A new instructor-led Finance Course called the “ Introduction to the Chart of Accounts (COA) ” is now available for registration via the Training Management System (TMS) in the Finance > Chart of Accounts...

Meeting remotely? Share your screen and more

January 15, 2020

Among other features, Yale’s Audio and Video Conferencing service, Zoom, lets you share your screen with meeting participants. This service is available 24/7 to anyone in the Yale community with an active NetID.

Visit the IT at Yale website to view...

MLK Holiday - Payroll deadline change

January 15, 2020
Due to the Martin Luther King holiday, weekly payroll deadlines will be changed for the week ending January 18, 2020. Please note the following timecard approval deadlines. My Time (Kronos) Sign off Deadline: Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 5:00 p.m. Please check with Business Office/...

Action Required – Review and Cleanup of Selected Programs

January 8, 2020

The Controller’s Office requests that department business offices review for and discontinue the use of certain programs. The programs in question include: (a) programs that are being closed from the Oracle conversion and (b) university administrative programs that are incorrectly used on...

Yale Advantages Program

January 8, 2020

Yale Advantages offers Yale University employees a wide variety of products and services, including Nationwide Pet Insurance, Metlife Legal Plan, and Auto/Home Insurance from Travelers and MetLife Auto & Home. All are available at group rates with the convenience of payroll deduction....

Workday report modification - Budget to Actuals for Management Office Reporting – Yale

January 8, 2020

A change was made effecting how individuals use the prompts for the report: Budget to Actuals for Management Office Reporting – Yale. This takes effect January 8, 2020.

Previously, the report defaulted to displaying the Current Period YTD activity for actuals regardless of the value...