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Plant Fund / Cost Accounting


This area performs all accounting functions related to the Plant Fund. The Plant Fund is the part of the general ledger used to record long lived assets, replace property, retire debt and record the cost of assets. A more specific list of the area's activities is as follows:

  • Capitalization of capital construction projects;
  • Calculate Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Cost Rates. The F&A rate proposal is the process that the university uses to calculate real and necessary indirect costs incurred which are not readily identified with specific projects or activities. Sponsored Program indirect costs are reimbursed by the Federal Government and other agencies via a negotiated F&A rate;
  • Calculate Cost Allocation Rates (aka. GAR & GIR). The rates are used to allocate indirect costs related to auxiliary activities to university internal and external activities;
  • Perform all functions related to the crossover of university financial information to the State Accounting System (CORE);
  • Reconcile and distribute pooled Treasury investment income;
  • Maintain all allocations applicable to the university in the university financial system;
  • Compile and maintain all capital asset information in Fixed Asset Tracking System, PSAM, for the university;
  • Compile and maintain space information in WebSpace System for the university.

 

DEPARTMENT CONTACTS:
​Nara Shagdar, Senior Director
​Diane Roche, Accountant/WebSpace
​Grace Reed, Plant & Reserve Fund Accountant
​Brett Yamashita, Accountant/WebSpace
Tom Johnston, Asset Management Supervisor
​Bruce Pfieffer, Accounting Technician
​Martha Shea, Accounting Technician
​Bill Adona, Student Worker

 

WebSpace

Pooled Investment Earnings (PIE)

Capital Assets:
 
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