The Department of Controlling is responsible for:
Budgeting, Budget Allocation and Budget Tracking
Budget planning based on fixed and variable expenditures, assessing needs, budget discussions, defining parameters, budget reallocation, plan-actual comparisons, information for external purposes, examine solvency, budget balancing
Cause-based cost allocation; setting up institute/department cost accounts, internal orders and cost types; internal transfers
Write reports to enter into the SAP system, authorize account reporters, train and provide support services for report users, ongoing reporting adjustments in accordance with new requirements
Consulting and Advising Services for Organizational Units Qualified to Receive External Funding
This includes, among other things, setting up internal orders for external funding, reporting, creating special budgets and financial commitments, providing support for interim and final audits by funding agencies, project control in terms of current finances, transferring residual funds and closing internal orders at the end of a project, calculating and collecting reimbursements, as well as training and providing support services for those required to submit reports.