The Office of Research Administration (ORA) hopes your 2021 is off to a great start.
Indiana University has begun the January/February 2021 review period for Calendar Year 2020 Project Statements in EConfirm (ECC). The project statements are generated in the EConfirm (ECC) system in order to confirm that Institutional Base Salary (IBS) charged on federal and federal pass-through awards reasonably reflects employee activity.
|January - Febrauary 2021 →||March 01, 2021 →||March 31, 2021|
|Project Statement review period||Project Statements ready for confirmation||Deadline for all project statement confirmations|
PI and Department Actions
Effort Coordinators (Fiscal Officers/delegates) and PI Confirmers (Award Principal Investigators), should work together to review the effort and salary posted to Federal and Federal Pass-through award accounts for calendar year 2020.
Use the Calendar Year Effort View report to review project effort. The report summarizes Institutional Base Salary, payroll expenses, and effort information by Award and Account PI for the calendar year.
Notes regarding Cost Transfers on Sponsored Projects
- Sponsored accounts must be reviewed on a monthly basis in accordance with IU Policy (FIN-ACC-1 - Role of Fiscal Officer, Account Manager and Account Supervisor)
- All cost transfers must include a reason for the cost transfer and a justification of how the expenditures benefited the sponsored project.
- In accordance with IU Policy (SPA-11-003 – Cost Transfers on Cost Reimbursable Grants and Contracts), cost transfers for all federal and federal pass-through sponsored awards, including corrections to salary costs, must be initiated and routed to ORA within three months following the month in which the cost was first incurred.
EConfirm (ECC) Training Sessions Begin November 2020
Office hours for EConfirm (ECC) Assistance