Changing How We Work at Rutgers

Cornerstone implements sweeping changes in our business processes across all units at Rutgers University. Here is a sample of the key process changes:

financial management icon We're changing how we:

Use a sub-ledger to manage projects

Manage financial approvals

human resources and payroll icon We're changing how we:

Process HR transactions for faculty and staff

Enter and approve time

Perform commitment accounting

procurement and expense management icon We're changing how we:

Process check requests

Submit, approve and manage expense reports

Route requisitions, journal entries, employee expense reports, and project adjustments  for approval 

Create receipts when required

Deliver quick orders to suppliers

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We're changing how we:

Use a new chart of accounts consistently across the University

Run reports for financials, projects, and grants
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Run a report from the Financial Reporting Center

Manage business process changes for: financial management, human resources and payroll, expense management, and reporting


How to help employees adopt the changes.

  • Communication: Reinforce the need and urgency to adopt and embrace the new processes and systems. Identify the various stakeholders in your unit and target communications.
  • Training: Make sure employees are attending and completing web-based training for their new roles 
  • Business Processes: Reevaluate the business processes in your unit to streamline and align with new tools and processes.

For additional support and help in driving change in your organization, please contact us.