BFS (Berkeley Financial System)

The Berkeley Financial System (BFS) is the Enterprise Financial application used at the University. BFS is composed of several distinct modules. These include General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Billing, eBill, Commitment Control, Grants, Contracts, Project Costing.

BFS integrates with other campus systems such as Campus Solutions (BCS) and the Enterprise Data Warehouse as well as UCOP related - UCPath. In addition it provides services to upload financial data from feeder systems. The data received from various campus departments includes billing information, invoices and accounting transactions to be journalized.

BFS is also integrated with externally hosted systems, for example Bearbuy which is the Campus' online Purchasing system. or Unifier. The Chart-of-Accounts (COA) validation service, the Chartfield (Dept/Org) Tree Inquiry service, a Supplier Onboarding service and a non-student ebill payment service are all part of the BFS application.

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