Oracle Grants Accounting (OGA) is a new financial system specifically designed to address the unique reporting and management needs of sponsored projects.
OGA provides a number of benefits to end users including:
OGA enhances the current technology and business process that support grants at the College.
|Previously||July 2007 and beyond|
|2-segment FAS account used for purchasing||5-segment PTAEO account string will now be used for purchase transactions|
|Financial and non-financial reporting occurs in multiple systems and data is then combined in Excel||Single system of record used to maintain data and conduct reporting|
|Minimal expense controls||Flexible option for controlling expenditures including limiting types of expenses that can be charged, preventing charges for expired grants and monitoring spending against overspent accounts|
|Billing performed manually||Integrated and automated billing system for sponsored projects|
|FAS utilizes only fiscal year data||OGA captures data on a project year basis|
|Limited flexibility to track and report on project funding||Flexibility to track and report on multiple projects funded by a single award as well as single or multiple projects funded by multiple funding sources|
The implementation of OGA affects various end users across the College including:
Last Updated: 10/21/09