April Accounting Period Close

For employees who track or manage department budgets, please note that the month of April 2019 is now closed in CFS.

This means that the General Ledger (GL) system will not accept any more entries with a April journal date. April transactions can still be entered into the GL system, but the journal date must be 5/1/2019 or later. The current period open is May 2019.

Requisitions for Fiscal Year 2019-2020

Contracts and Purchasing Services will start accepting Requisitions for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in FTS on Friday, June 14th .  Requestors can use the the Header Comments field in their Requisition to indicate if the request is for next fiscal year.

The last day for departments to submit Requisitions for current fiscal year is June 7. Please refer to the 2018-2019 Year End Deadlines for details.


Figure 1:  If Requisition is for next fiscal year, reference it in the Header Comments field. Click on image to enlarge.

Fiscal Year 2019-2020


New Associate Director of Accounts Payable

Finance & Business Services is pleased to announce that Kim Gamblin has accepted the position as Associate Director of Accounts Payable. Kim has an extensive career in accounts payable management for both public and private businesses and has been a Spartan for the past eight years.

Kim will be directing the Accounts Payable team on behalf of San Jose State University with a focus on service, efficiencies, and innovation. Kim joined San Jose State University in 2012 and has had successively responsible roles including her most recent as the interim Associate Director. Prior to joining the university, she spent ten years as the Accounts Payable Manager for a local water industries company. She is well versed in higher education accounts payable trends, procard management, and staff leadership. Her skills and experience will benefit the campus and departments as we work together on effective utilization of our resources.

Please congratulate Kim Gamblin on her new role within Finance & Business Services.