Chartfields

The Chart of Accounts is the field and value providing a common language for classifying campus business transactions.   The components making up the Chart of Accounts and providing an overall structure are called Chartfields.  A combination of chartfields is referred to as a Chartfield String.  Chartfields are the integration fields used to feed accounting entries into the Common Financial System(CFS).

Chartfield List

A list of CSU, Chico Chartfields is available in the Insight Reporting Service*.

To access the list:

  • log into Insight Reporting;
  • open the Financials folder;
  • open Financials 9.2 Reports folder;
  • open Chartfield Listings folder. The Chartfield Listings folder contains reports listing values for each of the following chartfields:  
    • Department Id (DeptId);
    • Account (with CSU FIRMS Object Code);
    • Fund;
    • Program;
    • Project;
    • Class.

*  For information on establishing access to Insight Reporting, email Financials or contact Financial Services, x5103.

Accounts - Quick Guide

Core & Specialized Expense Accounts - To learn more about accounts, review this PowerPoint presentation.

Equipment Accounts - A list of account numbers to be used for equipment purchases.