Banner Finance Training Information

Encumbrance Query

Encumbrances are monies committed to a vendor for future payment, generated by a purchase order. To view a list of your open encumbrances, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Encumbrance Query link on the Finance menu. Encumbrance Query
  2. Click the Fiscal year pull-down menu and select the current year from the list.
  3. Click the Fiscal period pull-down menu and select 14 from the list.
  4. Type "E" in the Chart of Accounts field. Encumbrance Query
  5. Type your fund code in the Fund field.
  6. Type your organization code in the Organization field.
  7. Click the Submit Query button. A list of open encumbrances will be displayed. Encumbrance Query

Note: The Current Commitments column shows the amount being held against your available balance.