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Statewide Accounting & Reporting Services

About Us:

The Statewide Accounting and Reporting Services (SARS) unit provides leadership in accounting and in the reporting of the financial results for the State of Oregon.
  • Compile and publish the state's audited Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).

  • Set accounting policy through the Oregon Accounting Manual (OAM) and provide training.

  • Manage federal reporting and reporting data for the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (SEFA).

  • Provide consultation to agency staff on accounting and financial reporting.

  • Provide state administration for security of the financial systems, travel card program, and travel policy.

The SARS Statewide Accounts Receivable Management (SWARM) team monitors state agency debt collection functions and assists state agencies in efforts to improve the collection of delinquent debts.

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Penalty Fee Reimbursement Resources

Steps for employees seeking reimbursement for bank overdraft fees incurred as the result of underpayment or overpayment of wages related to the transition to Workday Payroll:

  1. Read the Reimbursement Request Instructions on how to complete the request form.
  2. Complete the Penalty Fee Reimbursement Request Form.
  3. Attach the required documentation as stated on the request form. Please do not include any information other than what the form outlines to avoid sharing unnecessary personal information.
  4. Submit the request and documentation to your manager for approval.
Submit a separate Penalty Fee Reimbursement Request Form for each month needed.

Approving Managers should follow the Payroll Verification Process.

The Template Letter for Agencies has been created to assist Agencies in communicating with financial institutions at the employee's request.