The following selection fields appear at the top of every FAST report screen:
You can use the drop-down lists to choose the data for the report and/or the format of the report.
Current Year: Select one of the following to change the format of the Operating Statement:
Period: Select the desired reporting period for the statement.
By: Display the report sorted by the FOAPAL code selected.
Budget: Select one of the following to change the data in the Budget column.
Display: Display dollar amounts as a whole number or decimal.
The Operating Statement also contains the following:
You Are Viewing line: Shows which Chart and FOAPAL filters you currently have selected. This line changes whenever you display a different view.
Last Updated displays the date of the last update from Banner.
Code: Depending on how you view the report, the code can be any FOAPAL element. Click any blue hyperlink to drill down to the next level of code.
Title: The description for the Code in the first column.
Current Month: The transactional activity for the month selected.
YTD Actual: A total of all transactional activity from April 1 to the month selected. When viewing an Expenditure Account, this column would represent all expenses made to the Account from the beginning of the year to the current period selected.
O/S Commitments: Represents your commitment to purchase something or to pay a salary to someone. It includes items such as outstanding commitments for purchase orders and salary commitments.
YTD Total Activity: A sum of the YTD Actual and the O/S Commitments columns.
YTD Fiscal or YTD Base Budget: The column displays either the Year to Date Fiscal Budget or the Year to Date Base Budget, depending on the type of budget you select from the Budget drop-down list located at the top of the screen.
$ Budget Available: Amount remaining to be spent after YTD Actual Expenses and Commitments have been deducted from the YTD Fiscal or Base Budget.
% Budget Available: Displays an F for a Favourable variance or a U for an Unfavourable variance.