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Accounting in EBS

Brief Course Description:

Content is designed to teach everyone from initiators to fiscal officers accounting concepts and how they apply to e-docs in the finance system.  This interactive session will provide you the opportunity to learn about key accounting concepts and how to apply them to the finance system, including:

  • Accounting Basics:  Income, expenses, assets, liabilities, credits, and debits
  • Accounts:  Funds, sub-funds and business rules associated with accounts
  • Object Codes:  How they are used to classify transactions, track expenditures, and enforce business rules in the system
  • Workflow:  Understanding workflow and tips for effective document and route log tracking
  • Documents:  Processing documents in the finance system, and roper use of various transaction doucments
  • Review:  Account review and other internal controls
  • Reporting basics:  Account reports and financial system lookups

Training Dates:



Fall 2016

  • October 4
  • December 6

Spring 2017

  • January 10
  • March 10
  • May 2

This is a full day course, 8:30am-4:00pm, lunch included.

To register, log in to the EBS Portal, click on the "My Career and Training" tab (top of window), and then click on the "Courses for Employees at MSU" tile.  Next, enter "Accounting" in the search box on the left side of the screen, and click "Find".  Select "Accounting in EBS" and register for one of the sessions. Classes are held in the Nisbet building, Room 10.