Workday for Finance


Finance functions in Workday cover a full range of processes, including order to cash, procure to pay, asset management, budgeting, banking and settlement, travel and expenses, grants management, and accounting. This page shares guides and videos on how to initiate and participate in key finance lifecycles in Workday.

Essentials for Finance

The following reference guides provide guidance for important Workday functionality, such as how to run a report, view the next steps in a business process, and delegate your tasks when you’re out of the office.

Business Process Information

Finance Dates & Accounting Functions



Important Finance Concepts

Workday Support

Learn which reports you need and how to find the information you are looking for at the resources below:

View replays of the Elevating Cougs conference sessions and download presentation materials.

For additional reference guides, video tutorials, and conference replays about navigation, security, and general Workday activities, visit the Workday for Employees page.

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Learn About the Sources and Uses Summary Report

CR FIN Sources and Uses Summary shows the Sources (Core Budgets and Revenues), Uses (Expenses, Commitments, and Obligations) and Balances (Sources minus Uses) associated with their worktags for time periods in a simple format.

Here are two ways to learn more about the report:

Managing Key Finance Events

The following links help fiscal staff manage financial events, including:

Primary Accounting Functions in Workday


Elevating Cougs Replays

Reference Guides


Elevating Cougs Replays

Reference Guides


Grants Administration

Elevating Cougs Replays

Reference Guides

For more grants administration resources, visit the Workday for Faculty page.

Gifts Administration

Elevating Cougs Replays

Reference Guides