Fiscal Year 2024 Year-End Closing Schedule

In preparation for the 2024 fiscal year-end close, the following guidelines and calendar outline the standard closing requirements. Please review and circulate this information so that everyone is familiar with the guidelines and important deadlines. This will assist in making the year-end closing process more efficient. Procurement Services' year-end information is posted on their website.

Transaction Processing

The following are key processing dates for the fiscal year 2024 close-out and transition to fiscal year 2025:

May 1, 2024

  • New Purchase Orders for FY25 can be created via Smart Source using accounting date on transaction of 7/1/2024.

May 1-3, 2024

  • FY24 Open Encumbrance Report sent to Department Heads for review and confirmation.

May 15, 2024

  • Orders in Smart Source beyond this date require confirmation that delivery will be made on or before June 30, 2024.

June 1, 2024

  • Forward recurring payment requests to by June 1, 2024, for fiscal year 2025 activity. Recurring payments due July 1, 2024, must be paid by June 14, 2024. Send a comment under the purchase order to stating that recurring payment is required.

June 3, 2024

  • Deadline to submit FY24 Supplemental Payroll Authorizations to Human Resources via email to
  • Deadline to confirm outstanding encumbrances from FY24 for multi-year orders. If multi-year encumbrances are not confirmed by this date, they will be liquidated, and you will have to create a new purchase order in FY25.
  • BY SPECIAL REQUEST ONLY - Equipment lease payments can be set up via Smart Source in FY24 using accounting date of 7/1/2024.

June 7, 2024

  • Deadline to submit FY24 Personnel Budget Transfers to Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) at  

June 12, 2024

  • Capital Asset Confirmation Process begins. A separate memo will be sent to individuals required to complete confirmations with detailed instructions.

June 21, 2024

  • Deadline to complete leave reports for exempt employees for FY24.

June 24, 2024

  • Deadline to approve leave reports for exempt employees for FY24.

June 28, 2024

  • Cut-off for using P-Card for FY24 purchases; goods or services must be received by this date and supplier must upload their charges to the bank no later than July 5, 2024. All transactions related to June 2024 will be accrued in FY24. If order does not come in on time or is not charged to P-Card by deadline it will be charged to your FY25 budget.
  • Last day to submit invoices and requests for payments to Digital Mail Room ( and the invoice must be dated no later than June 30, 2024.
  • Last day to submit a Smart Source check request or confirming order. Smart Source check requests and confirming orders submitted must use the accounting date of June 30, 2024. Not putting the correct accounting date will require the transaction to be canceled and resubmitted by the department.
  • Position Control Roll Processing.

July 1, 2024

  • FY25 Confirming Orders and Check Requests can be submitted via Smart Source.
  • FY25 Unrestricted Budget available for review in Web*Financials and Hyperion.
  • FY25 Designated, Restricted and Agency Budgets available for review in Web*Financials and Hyperion.
  • Release of FY24 Q4 Effort Reports to Pre-Reviewers (April 1, 2024, to June 30, 2024).

July 3, 2024

  • Deadline to submit FY24 Travel Expense via Concur.

July 5, 2024

  •  Last day to approve FY24 invoices through the Smart Source System. Invoices not approved will post in FY25.

July 8, 2024

  • Year-end roll of encumbrances and beginning balances to FY25.

July 16, 2024

  • All FY24 labor redistributions must be approved by Research Accounting Services and HRIS by close of business.

August 2, 2024

  • Deadline to submit FY24 Service Department Charges to General Accounting using the Journal Entry Workflow 3.0 or submit forms via email for inter-company charges to
  • Deadline to submit FY24 Journal Entries (i.e. cost transfers, funding transfers, transaction corrections, accruals) using the Journal Entry Workflow 3.0.
  • Deadline to submit FY24 transfers between Unrestricted funds using the Journal Entry Workflow 3.0. For questions, please contact the Office of Budget and Planning via email to
  • Deadline to update assets in the Capital Assets Confirmation Tool within Journal Entry Workflow 3.0.
  • Deadline for all FY24 and prior Effort Reports to be pre-reviewed and certified in Banner Effort Reporting (3rd and 4th Quarters).

August 5, 2024

August 8, 2024

  • FY25 - Period 1 - July is closed.

August 9, 2024

  • Deadline for all externally sponsored programs, designated and restricted FY24 deficits to be cleared.

August 16, 2024

  • FY24 - Period 12 is closed in Banner.
  • FY24 - Period 14 - Accrual Period is opened.
  • Final Period 12 - June 2024 reports available in Web*Financials and Hyperion.

September 5, 2024

September 10, 2024

  • FY25 - Period 2 -August is closed.

October 24, 2024

  • FY24 Consolidated Financial Statements approved by Board of Trustees' Audit Committee.
  • FY24 - Period 14 is closed.

If you have any questions concerning the closing calendar deadlines, email or contact General Accounting at 215.895.1442. If you have questions about Procurement Services deadlines, email or contact Procurement Services at 215.895.2876.