Financial Accounting & Reporting

UMBC’s Financial Accounting and Reporting Department oversees the Accounting and Financial Reporting, Cash Management, Payroll Distribution, Plant Accounting and Inventory, Debt Management, Bank Wires from USM Foundation or other Entities, and manages the University’s Funds.

General Accounting 

Click HERE for Journal Entry Instructions, Journal Chartfield Errors, including      USM Foundation ACH Wire Instructions.

Payroll Accounting 

Click HERE for instruction and videos to establish, setup, or correct Funding for Positions, how to handle Payroll Overpayments, and the Payroll Calendar.

PeopleSoft Chartfield 

Program Fin (PFin)
PROJECT – “CREATE” Non-Sponsored Project Here
PROJECT – “Update Chartstring” for Non-Sponsored Project Here

Inactivation is Covered at the bottom of the above links

For a general understanding of Chartfields collectively, please visit the available training HERE


R*STARS Information
Click HERE for R*STARS instructions, R*STARS accounting information, RT Ticket information, and State Agency Listing.
UMBC Audited Financial Statements

UMBC is a component of University System of Maryland, also known as “USM”.  UMBC’s Financial Statements, Supplemental Schedules, and Independent Auditor’s Report are consolidated with all USM Institutions.  Click HERE for the available USM Listing.

Accounting Procedures

Click HERE for UMBC / USM Policies, Practices, and Procedures.

State of Maryland-GAD

Click HERE for State of Maryland “GAD” General Accounting Division Topics, Vendor Accounting Information, Central Payroll Bureau