Special Funds Accounting (SFA)

The Special Funds Accounting section of the Controller's Office performs accounting and financial reporting tasks for:

  • Grants and contracts;
  • Revenue-generating trust funds;
  • Overhead receipts;
  • Trust funds that receive financial support from the Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc.

Responsibilities of this area include:

  • Creating new Banner funds;
  • Budget revisions;
  • Expenditure transfers;
  • Cash management;
  • Financial reporting to grant awarding agencies;
  • Providing support to grant project directors regarding program financial management, including requests for no-cost extensions.

Special Funds Accounting is located on the third floor of the B.B. Dougherty Administration Building.

Special Funds Accounting Staff Contact Information

Ms. Amy J. Roberts, Director robertsaj@appstate.edu 828-262-6419
Ms. Sharon Yates, Accountant yatessw@appstate.edu 828-262-6415
Ms. Heather Hampton, Accountant hamptonhw@appstate.edu 828-262-6417
Ms. Elaine Berry, Accountant berryle@appstate.edu 828-262-6890
Ms. Lisa Bingham, Accountant binghamla@appstate.edu 828-262-6427

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Mailing Address: PO Box 32043, Boone, NC 28608-2043
Physical Address: 438 Academy Street, Room 340, Boone, NC 28608-2043
Phone: 828-262-6419
Fax: 828-262-6472

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