BFS (Berkeley Financial System)

The Berkeley Financial System (BFS) is the Enterprise Fianancial 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 and BIBS. BFS integrates with other campus systems such as Campus Solutions (BCS), Human Capital Management (HCM) and the Enterprise Data Warehouse. 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 (via an online page, a file upload or as a web-service) is also a part of the BFS application.

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