Computer & Business Systems -Finance

Accounting Concepts (FST150)

Type: Instructor Led

Intended Audience: Anyone who uses the USF Financial Systems (FAST or Finance Mart)

Program Overview: This program provides basic accounting information to support the use and understanding of the USF Financial System.

Objectives: Attendees will learn a few basic accounting principles through discussion and illustration. These accounting principles will help clarify the information viewed in the modules of FAST and in the reporting systems that support FAST.


  • Introduction to the modules of FAST;

  • Introduction on how information flows through FAST and to related systems;

  • Learn basic accounting concepts such as balanced entries, cash basis vs. accrual basis, chart fields, debits and credits:

  • Introduction to USF's reporting cycles.

Pre-Requisite Activities: Financial Systems Introduction (FST110) (Suggested)

Instructor: Mark Devore

Additional Resources:

Materials Needed: Making Cents of Accounting PDF

Location of Workshop:

Student Services Building, Room SVC2070


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