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May 7, 2017

USAS-R Preview Release #6 Highlights

An overview of the most recent USAS-R preview release

The latest preview release of USAS-R was sent to your ITCs on April 11th. This release is officially known as v1.1.0.  

Here are some of the changes you will see in this latest release:

  • Various improvements to the Receipt and Posting Period UIs
  • Current posting period is now displayed in the UI
  • Added support for non-numeric subject codes
  • Implemented "Deliver To" vendor
  • Added Available Percentage to appropriate accounts
  • Implemented Auto-Reconciliation and Positive Pay capabilities
  • Limit vendor drop down to display active vendors when posting transactions
  • Added the ability to share reports by roles
  • Dollar amounts are now formatted correctly
  • Show Sessions has been rewritten into the Vaadin style interface
  • Descriptions have been added to the bundled rules
  • Completed the implementation of auditing capabilities
  • We've reorganized the menu to be more user friendly
  • Reports
    • Canned reports
      • Budget Ledger Activity Report 
      • Revenue Ledger Activity Report
    • Template reports
      • SSDT Outstanding Invoices by Vendor Name
      • SSDT Classic Carry Over Reconciliation
      • SSDT Monthly Balance Report
      • SSDT Negative Budget Report
      • SSDT Summary of Cash Balances by Fund
      • SSDT Summary of Revenues by Fund
      • SSDT Summary of Expenditures by Fund

Notable bug fixes:

  • Removed blank value from 1099 type selection
  • Corrected filtering by username in Payables
  • Improved the properties displayed by the MORE button
  • Properly calculating remaining encumbrance
  • Corrected debit/credit account drop down
  • Corrected Disbursement grid refresh to properly deselect rows

Complete release notes are available here.

USAS-R will balance to Classic.  Previously we had some issues with encumbrances not posting correctly due to out of order postings in Classic.  The Redesign can determine encumbrances at any point in time.  For more on this topic see:

Article #2


USPS-R Preview Highlight


Template records can be created in the USPS-R system and these records will hold recurring data in specific fields that will appear in the record when the template is chosen for record creation.

The following are Core objects that are setup with the capability to have template utilization available:


Leaves (Accumulations)

Payroll Items


Creating a Position Template Record

A Position template record can be created by clicking on the   button. You will then populate any recurring field that may be needed on the record. You can setup multiple template records for different types of positions.  Once these fields have been populated you can then click on thebutton.  You will then receive a prompt to .  You will type in the name of your template and then click . Then click on to return to the Position option. 

Utilization of a Position Template Record

To create a new Position record using the Position Templates click .  Select the employee you are creating this Position record for. You can then click on  which will allow you to select from the template(s) you created. The data that was previously stored when you created this template will populate on the Position record you are creating. You can then add the remaining Position data needed and clickto complete the creation of this record. If you do not want this record saved you can click thebutton.

Deleting a Template

To delete a Template Record that is no longer needed, click on  next to the Saved Template wanting to delete.

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