Account Management

The university currently uses a web-based financial reporting tool - Kuali Financial Systems (KFS). This tool provides access through secure links to accounting and reporting applications and the official Cornell University Financial Report archives.

Accounting Schedules

The Division of Financial Affairs sets the accounting schedules for the University. Accounting processes often involve important deadlines and cut-off dates.

Year-End Deadlines

All dates and times listed below are subject to change.

Account Distribution Adjustment Form (ADAF)

An Account Distribution and Adjustment Form (ADAF), is a Payroll form used to change an employee’s effort distribution. Typical effort changes include:

  • Current and future effort distribution without retroactive change
  • Current and future effort distribution with retroactive change
  • Retroactive adjustment only

Within ILR, ADAF’s are only processed within the Office of Budget and Financial Services.