GLBS - Budget Reports
[INPUT] - Enter Data
<ENTER> - Press the return or enter button

The GLBS is a report of transactions for any selected period of time in the fiscal year in detail or summary format. The detail format enables the user to print a report of every transaction during a specified period of time, this being the main purpose of this report. (The summary format gives the balances of the GL account by selecting which month the ending balances would like to be reported). These reports can be printed out or can be viewed on screen.

In order to get to the reports:
Load up the Datatel system and log into the Colleague Database (COLLIVE).
  1. Select GL - General Ledger
  2. Select GLB - Budget Reports
  3. Select GLBS - Budget Status Report
 First Screen

1 Fiscal Year: [INPUT] year of inquiry or <ENTER> for current fiscal year

2 Detail or Summary: [INPUT] ‘D’ for Detail or ‘S’ for Summary then <ENTER>

*NOTE* - ‘D’ should be selected to receive a full listing of account transactions

4 Starting Transaction Date: [INPUT] Starting Date <ENTER>

5 Ending Transaction Date: [INPUT] Ending Date <ENTER>

6 Expand Condensed Activity: <ENTER>. Not a required field.

7 * GL Account Definition: Not Defined - Press the [DETAIL] button

 Second Screen

1 * Select/List: Press the [DETAIL] button

 Third Screen

On this screen Fields 7 through 10 will not be used at this time.

In Fields 1, 3, and 5 [INPUT] I for include or E for exclude

*NOTE* - Field 5 can be left blank and then do not use Field 6, unless a specific object code is requested. If Field 5 and 6 are left blank then the report will print all of the Cost.Centre's Objects.

The only time exclude will be used is when the report on a Budget code may not require all of the object codes.

Field 2: [INPUT] The fund which is the first two digits of the budget code <ENTER>

Field 4: [INPUT] The department which is the next eight digits of the budget code <ENTER>

Field 6: [INPUT] The object code which is the last five digits of the budget code <ENTER>

*NOTE* - In Fields 2, 4, and 6 there is more than one window in which to enter a budget code. Therefore it is possible to print a report with more than one GL department.

Field 11: Prompt for additional selection criteria? (Y,N): [INPUT] N


 Fourth Screen

2 * Sort: Press [Detail]

 Fifth Screen

The report can be sorted by Fund (first two digits in the budget code), Cost Centre (the next eight digits of the budget code) or the object (the last five digits of the budget code). The sequence can either be ascending or descending.

A sort has to be selected in order to continue with the process of printing or viewing the report.

1 Criteria: Select which way the report will be sorted

*NOTE* The report should be sorted by the Cost.Centre. The report can also be sorted by the General Ledger classes. To sort by GL classes, [INPUT] ‘Y’ in the Break element of the field and then press <ENTER> till you get past the last Break element. [INPUT] ‘GL.CLASS’ and then press <ENTER> twice and [INPUT] ‘Y’. Your screen should appear as shown above.

After a sort has been selected then Press [SAVE] <ENTER>

 Sixth Screen

4 Verify Criteria: [INPUT] Y then Press [SAVE] <ENTER>

 Seventh Screen

8 Proceed with the Report:
[INPUT] Y To proceed <ENTER> or
[INPUT] N to cancel the report <ENTER>
 Eighth Screen

The reports can either be printed out or viewed on screen.

1 * Peripheral Device:

If the report is going to be printed select - P <ENTER>

If the report is going to be viewed on screen select - H <ENTER>

If P is selected then;

2 Printer:
[INPUT] The name of your printer eg. "$PRINTER" or select your printer from the queue. To view the queue, [INPUT] "..." (three periods)<ENTER>. Select your printer by typing in the sequence number corresponding to it <ENTER>
3 Copies:
[INPUT] The number of copies to be printed <ENTER>

If H is selected then no further data has to be entered.

Press [SAVE] <ENTER>

 Ninth Screen

Press [SAVE] <ENTER>

After finishing off screen nine <ENTER> to continue on with the report. After the status of the report reaches 100%, the report will then be printed out or be viewed on screen.

To navigate through the report on the screen when H Hold/Browse is selected: