AmesLaboratory TimeCertification Ames Laboratory Time Certification
Background FY2009 Payroll Costs = 52% of Budgeted Costs Auditor Scrutiny Accountability for Funding Audit Finding Resolution Total Time Reporting All employees allocate effort incrementally Certification by supervisor Work intensive Current Process Complies with OMB Circular A-21
Impact Maximize Research Funding Delayed or Inaccurate Certification Reduction in funds available Incorrect allocation of cost Incorrect funding source
Time Certification Process Generate & Email Time Certification Letter and Report Review Report Email Verification Initiate Personnel Action Forms Documentation
Report Review Are projects under your supervision? Project Manager Research PI Program Director Department Manager Director’s Office Are employee assignments accurate? Correct projects Correct time allocation Correct job title/classification Are any employees missing?