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Steward Observatory Business Office

Internal Financial Reporting System


CAYUSE Software

Welcome to Cayuse the Steward Observatory Business Office's Internal Financial Reporting System used for Sponsored Awards and Internal Department Issued Funding.


Data Information:

Transaction Data Imports from the UA Accounting System

Non-Payroll Transaction Import: Daily

Payroll Transaction Import: Bi-weekly after UA Payroll Processes

Sponsored Budget Import: Daily

Department Funded Budgets: Manually Entered/Adjusted


Monthly System Reconciliation:

 -  Manual System Recon Occurs: Monthly (1 – 3 Days)

-  The Steward reconciliation process starts on the first business day after the UA Monthly Close*.

*UA Monthly Close: 5th Day of Every Calendar Month


User IDs are issued to all Steward Observatory PI’s/ Post Docs/Students/Staff that

have been awarded sponsored &/or internal funding.


Please contact the Steward Observatory Business Office Operations Team

                             as soon as possible if you currently do not have access to your accounts


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