Alerts Issued by the Office of the State Controller

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Alert #210 

Released 11/30/2017
Subject:
  • Management Representation Letters
  • Financial Responsibility and Accountability Act (FRAC)
  • Federal Reporting Guidance
  • New Mileage Reimbursement Rates Effective January 1, 2018
  • Clarification of Alert #209 Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education
  • Pay Date Shift Applicability to Institutions of Higher Education
  • Staff Changes

Alert #209 

Released 08/07/2017
Subject:
  • 2017 Year-End Close - Importance of Meeting the Schedule
  • Compensated Absence Liability - % of Employees Expected to Retire
  • Budget - Long Bill, Capital, Special Bills
  • Rollforwards
  • New OSC Diagnostic Reports
  • OSC Staff Changes
  • CRS 24-30-1310 (Funding of Capital Projects)
  • Vendor Change Forms
  • FSU Assignments

Alert #208 

Released 07/11/2016
Subject:
  • Travel Report
  • Capital Construction
  • Budget - Long Bill
  • Calendar Date Change for Continuing Portion of Expired Capital Projects
  • FY 2016 Close Dates
  • FY 2016 Cash Cutoff
  • Compensated Absence Liability
  • Mass Depreciation Dates

Alert #207 

Released 10/24/2014
Subject:
  • Quarterly Reporting
  • Fixed Assets
  • Update on Fiscal Year 2014 Postclosing Entries (Exhibits H)
  • Mileage Reimbursement Rate for 2015
  • New Mailbox
  • Staff Updates

Alert #206  

Released 10/24/2014
Subject:
  • Updated Meal Per Diem Rate Tables
  • Travel Turnaround Reports
  • Commercial Card Misuse Report
  • Final COFRS Warrants Expiration
  • New Central Accounting Fill-able Forms
  • 6 Month Capital Construction Certification
  • Save the Date - Budget Policy Users Group
  • OSC Staff Changes
Released 6/20/2014
Subject:
  • CORE Update
  • Fiscal Rules and Stae Controller Policy Waiver related to Commitment Vouchers
  • Compensated Absences Liability - Percentages of Employees Expected to Retire Under PERA
  • CORE Project Capitalization
  • Adams State University TABOR Disqualification
  • Pay Date Shift
  • COFRS 1099 Corrections
  • Expired Warrants and Warrant Handling
  • Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget Booking
  • OSC Staff Changes
  • OSC Organization Change

 

Released 2/12/2014
Subject:
  • CORE Update
  • GASB 65 Implementation Entries
  • 2014 Fiscal Procedures Manual / Open/Close Training
  • OSC Staff Trainings
  • FAST Communication
  • FAST Assignments
Released 10/1/2013
Subject:
  • On the Move
  • CORE Update
  • Updated Meal Per Diem Rate Tables
  • Travel Turnaround Reports
  • Procurement Card and/or One Card Misuse Report
  • CFMA Fall Conference
  • EAP 18R Report Available on Document Direct
  • FAST Assignments

Alert #202  
Released 6/24/13
Subject:
  • Compensated Absences Liability – Percentages of Employees Expected to Retire
    Under PERA
  • COFRS Modernization Project Capitalization
  • Cell Phone Stipend Amount
  • Pay Date Shift
  • Fiscal Year 2013-14 Across The Board (ATB), Merit Pay and Benefit Changes
  • OSC Staff Changes
  • Temporary FAST Assignments

Alert #201  
Released 3/25/13
Subject:
  • COFRS Modernization
  • General Fund Roll Forward Approvals
  • Indirect Costs Excess Recovery Fund Created in Senate Bill 13-109
  • Fiscal Procedures Manual Available
  • FY13 Cell Phone Stipend Amount
  • FY13/FY14 Open/Close Training
  • CFMA Spring Conference
  • OSC Staff Changes
  • FAST Assignments
Released 10/31/12
Subject:
  • COFRS Modernization
  • Travel Turnaround Reports
  • Procurement Card Misuse Report
  • Six-month Rule Certifications
  • OSC Staff Changes
  • FAST Assignments
Released 10/03/12
Subject:
  • COFRS Modernization
  • New Meal Per Diem Rates
  • Travel Turnaround Reports
  • Procurement Card Misuse Reports
  • CFMA Fall Conference
  • New Audit Website
  • General Fund Reversions
  • OSC Staff Changes
Released 6/29/12
Subject:
  • Compensated Absences Liability - Percentages of Employees Expected to Retire Under PERA
  • Pay Date Shift
  • Information Technology Chart of Account Changes Beginning in Fiscal Year 2013
  • COFRS Interface Requests
  • Federal Funds Transparency Act, HB12-1009
  • OSC Staff Changes
  • Temporary FAST Assignments
Released 3/30/12
Subject:
  • General Fund Rollforward Approvals
  • COFRS Support Desk Name and Location Change
  • Fiscal Procedures Manual Available March 30, 2012
  • FY12/13 Open Close Training
  • CFMA/CSMA Spring Conference
  • Old Fax Number/New Fax Number
  • OSC Staff Changes
Released 12/9/11
     Subject:
  • 2011 Reporting for the Financial Responsibility and Accountability Act
  • Management Representation Letters
  • CPPS Calendar Year-End Reminder
  • FY12/FY13 Open/Close Training - Save the Date
  • OSC Staff Changes
Released 10/17/11
     Subject:
  • Extended COFRS Close
  • Revised Cell Phone Policy
  • New Meal Per Diem Rates Coming
  • Travel Turnaround Reports
  • Procurement Card Misuse Reports
  • CFMA Fall Conference
  • OSC Staff Changes
Released 07/1/11
     Subject:
  • Compensated Absences Liability - Percentages of Employees Expected to Retire Under PERA
  • New Cell Phone Policy
  • Mileage Reimbursement Rates Effective July 1, 2011 - Just Released
  • OSC Staff Changes/FAST Agency Assignments
Released 03/22/11
     Subject:
  • GASB Statement No. 54 - Governmental Fund Classification Changes
  • General Fund Rollforward Approvals
  • Contract Management System Reports
  • FY11/FY12 Open Close Training
  • Fiscal Procedures Manual Available March 31, 2011
  • OSC Staff Changes/FAST Agency Assignments 

For copies prior to year 2011, please contact the Office of the State Controller at 303-866-6200.

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