Accounting Guidelines & Procedures


This page contains the Controller's Office accounting guidelines, policies, and procedures for Citywide use.
All documents below are in .pdf format unless otherwise specified.

P-Card Program
This section contains guidelines and materials on the CCSF Procurement Card Program
P-Card Training Presentation - 05/13/2016
Access Online Self-Registration Letter
Activation and Customer Service Insert 
CCSF Cardholder GuidebookCCSF Cardholder Guidebook Word Icon
CCSF Procurement Card Policy 
CCSF User ID TemplateCCSF User ID Template Excel Icon
US Bank - Access Online


Sales and Use Tax Presentation
This section contains the State Board of Equalization’s Sales and Use Tax Presentation
BOE Sales and Use Tax Presentation – 01/26/16
BOE Sales and Use Tax Questions and Answers

This section contains miscellaneous items and guidelines.

Post Audit Training-7/14/06
Department Head Transition Processing Guidelines
Delegated Personnel and Employee Reimb Presentation Feb 25th - Handout
Delegation of Authority (December 22, 2008)
Approval Path Presentation 01-14-09
2010 Controller's Recalculation of Public Works Contract Threshold Amount
Chart of Accounts 
Controller's Financial Records Retention and Destruction Policy & Schedule


Sample Department Procedures
This section contains samples of department procedures that can be used to create procedures for your department. Please contact your fund accountant if you have samples you would like to post.
Cash Handling
Cash Receipt

Grants Procedures

Payroll Processing
Time Reporting Procedures

Purchasing and Payables

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