FA223 – MIP Fund Accounting Encumbrances

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: General Ledger Transaction Entry attendance or general ledger transaction entry proficiency
Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
Recommended CPE Credits: 2
Two-Hour Class

Encumbrances help you manage expenditures and control your budget. This course covers how to encumber funds, review balances, and liquidate encumbrances. You will learn the process of creating a manual encumbrance, checking available budget balances, and liquidating encumbrances manually and with an accounts payable invoice. You will also learn about important encumbrance reports.

For additional training, and to learn more about creating purchase orders and processing accounts payable, attend the “FA224 – MIP Fund Accounting Purchase Orders” and “FA205 – MIP Fund Accounting Accounts Payable Processing” courses.

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Enter manual encumbrances
  • Check encumbrance and budget balances while entering expenditure transactions
  • Manually liquidate outstanding encumbrances
  • Liquidate encumbrances while entering accounts payable invoices and cash disbursements