Finance/HR/Payroll Conference Agenda

Finance/HR/Payroll Day - Thursday, January 19, 2017

 

9 - 10 AM

Welcome and Opening Session

Actress, author and fitness guru Chris Freytag serves as Keynote Speaker. Her presentation, titled “What I Need Most is My Health,” complements the newly added Wellness Fair, which is focused on taking care of you.

10:10 - 11 AM

eFinancePLUS: Prep for HR/Pay  |  Grand Hall
Change is on the horizon.  Whether you will be changing systems in the next year or beyond, this session will help with what can be cleaned up now to make the transition easier.  This session is geared towards HR and payroll.

eFinancePLUS:  REC to PO to AP Overview  |  Hamline
Requisitions to Purchase Orders to Accounts Payable.  In this session you will see a deep dive on the process using eFinancePLUS.

UFARS Hot Topics  |  Lexington
UFARS Submission Reports, LTFM, Voluntary Pre-K, Medical Assistance, Grant and Technology Coding along with MDE Website Updates will be the topics covered in this session.  MDE staff will be leading this session.

eFinancePLUS Implementation: District Roles and Responsibilities  |  Larpenteur
What is involved in implementing the new eFinancePLUS software?  Review a sample project plan, time considerations and plan for necessary district resources.

Cognos - Today and Beyond  |  Training Center Conference Room
Cognos provides a complete all-in-one toolset – from simple ad-hoc queries to advanced multi-page layout reports, forms and many other features.  Whether you are using TIES HRPay, TIES Finance or eFinancePLUS, Cognos can make your job more efficient and successful.

11:10 AM - 12 PM

eFinancePLUS: Prep for Finance  |  Grand Hall
Change is on the horizon.  Whether you will be changing systems in the next year or beyond, this session will help with what can be cleaned up now to make the transition easier.  This session is geared towards finance.

eFinancePLUS: HR Overview  |  Hamline
Have you wished that you could see more of eFinancPLUS?  This session will be focused solely on HUMAN RESOURCE functions in eFinancePLUS.

TIES Finance Hot Topics  |  Lexington
Finance round table led by TIES staff.  This session is designed for users to come together and share ideas or ask questions related to finance and the current TIES finance software.

eFinancePLUS Implementation: District Roles and Responsibilities  |  Larpenteur
What is involved in implementing the new eFinancePLUS software?  Review a sample project plan, time considerations and plan for necessary district resources.

Cognos - Today and Beyond  |  Training Center Conference Room
Cognos provides a complete all-in-one toolset – from simple ad-hoc queries to advanced multi-page layout reports, forms and many other features.  Whether you are using TIES HRPay, TIES Finance or eFinancePLUS, Cognos can make your job more efficient and successful.

1:35 - 2:25 PM

eFinancePLUS Prep for HR/Pay  |  Grand Hall
Change is on the horizon.  Whether you will be changing systems in the next year or beyond, this session will help with what can be cleaned up now to make the move easier.  Ideas will also be shared for mapping approval flows, job classes and deduction set ups.

eFinancePLUS: Payroll Overview  |  Hamline
Have you wished that you could see more of eFinancPLUS?  This session will be focused solely on PAYROLL functions within eFinancePLUS.

TRA Reporting  |  Lexington
TRA will cover the secure MyEmployer web site used to submit payroll information, make e-payments, and submit leave of absence information.  We’ll also cover common payroll reporting and TRA membership eligibility issues and discuss potential legislation for 2017-18 school year.  Our goal is to simplify the TRA reporting requirements and minimize the amount of your time spent on dealing with reporting issues.  Come with your questions and suggestions.

eFinancePLUS: User Defined Screens for Finance  |  Larpenteur
Do you currently use spreadsheets to track much of your data?  Would you like the ability to store data in one place with the ability to easily run reports?  This is all possible with SunGard K-12 eFinancePLUS user defined screens.  This is intended to be an interactive session where users can share ideas on what types of data they currently track and how they may want to use the user defined screens for Finance.  

Excel Tips and Tricks  |  Training Center Conference Room
Cool tips and tricks for an Excel spreadsheet –TIES Staff will teach useful tricks on how to set up Excel macros, pivot tables and using vlook up functions.

2:35 - 3:25 PM

eFinancePLUS: Prep for Finance  |  Grand Hall
Change is on the horizon.  Whether you will be changing systems in the next year or beyond, this session will help with what can be cleaned up now to make the transition easier.  This session is geared towards the finance side of the house.

eFinancePLUS: Workflows and Notifications  |  Hamline
Wouldn't it be nice to eliminate some of the paper that goes across your desk?  Come to this session for a deep look into eFinancePLUS workflows and notifications.  

Calm the ACA Chaos  |  Lexington
EBC staff will present the latest Affordable Care Act information from the  IRS along with Affordable Care Tracker software tips and tricks for successfully completing 1095C forms and IRS file submission.

eFinancePLUS: User Defined Screens for HR and Payroll  |  Larpenteur
Do you currently use spreadsheets to track much of your data?  Would you like the ability to store data in one place with the ability to easily run reports?  This is all possible with SunGard K-12 eFinancePLUS user defined screens.  This is intended to be an interactive session where users can share ideas on what types of data they currently track and how they may want to use the user defined screens for HR and Payroll.  

Excel Tips and Tricks  |  Training Center Conference Room
Cool tips and tricks for an Excel spreadsheet –TIES Staff will teach useful tricks on how to set up Excel macros, pivot tables and using vlook up functions.

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