This website serves as the primary resource for accounting procedures for Duke University and Duke University Health System. Included are the General Accounting Procedures (GAPs), an overview of the University’s account code structure, general ledger account definitions, journal voucher workflow procedures, capital asset acquisition and disposal procedures, space allocation information, and fiscal year-end close information. Resources available on this site include training, FAQs and forms used for financial transactions. General Accounting Procedures (GAPs) and account code structure are coordinated, JV processing and fiscal year-end close are coordinated by Accounting Systems Administration. Plant Accounting monitors capital equipment inventory and space allocation information. Procurement Services coordinates the University’s surplus property disposal program.


New SAP & Buy@Duke Enhancement coming September 1, 2023

August 10, 2023

Once a fully approved purchase requisition (SAP) or shopping cart (Buy@Duke) has been processed into a purchase order, a notification will now be sent to the requisitioner/requestor with the purchase order number. This does not apply to purchase requisitions in SAP that are auto-created from special processes such as cart replenishment or MRP.

The subject line of the email will appear as follows:

SAP: PO xxxxxxxxxx created from REQ xxxxxxxxxx

Introduction of a new manual journal entry transaction – FV50

May 24, 2023

Duke Finance is excited to announce a new SAP transaction for creating manual journal entries. The new transaction, FV50 – Park GL Account Document, offers improved transaction mechanics, increasing the ease and efficiency of processing journal entries. FV50 will replace SAP transaction F-65 – Park Document.

2022-2023 Fiscal Year-End Closing Schedule and Information

April 6, 2023

The fiscal year-end closing schedule and additional information are now available here. On this page you will find the SAP closing schedule, year-end information from ECRT, ET&R, AP, ADR and the Budget Office, as well as other information that will help keep you on track as you close out fiscal year 2022-2023.  This site will be updated as additional information becomes available, so you should check back often between now and year-end.  If you have any questions about the year-end process, please email Accounting Systems Administration a