Division of Finance and Business

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Toolkit: Finance and Budget Management

Here is where the business manager will find answers to questions such as:

Helpful Resources

Business Operations Guide — A quick reference guide for new business managers.

General Campus Information for Financial/Resource Administrators — Letter from the UNLV Controller.

Financial Management Systems

  • Advantage (financial accounting software) — Advantage is UNLV’s accounting software that performs the accounting functions, including processing transactions, transferring funds, posting to the general ledger, updating files and summarizing results.
  • Business Information and Decision Support System (financial data warehouse) — The financial data warehouse houses all of the financial information processed in Advantage, including account detail (budget, revenue, expenses, encumbrances) by fund, agency and organization (department), as well as position status, payroll information and chart of accounts. In addition, data warehouse gives users report writing options based on user-selected criteria. All information is updated nightly from Advantage and is in a “read only” format.

Public Records Requests — Any UNLV employee receiving a request for records, under the provisions of the Nevada Public Records Act, should promptly direct the request to the Office of Media Relations or ask the requestor to fill out the public records request form.

Budget — The Budget Office is responsible for both state supported and self-supporting budgets, including maintaining accurate budget information for positions. Learn more in the provided links about what these are and the policies and procedures for developing, managing and reporting budget information.

Accounts Payable — The Accounts Payable department is responsible for timely and accurate processing and payment of UNLV’s financial obligations in compliance with federal, state and university policies and regulations.

Bank Accounts

Cash Receipts and Student Cashiering

Interdepartmental Requisitions (IDR)s

Tax Compliance

Nonresident Alien (NRA) Tax Compliance