Resources: Getting Access to Labor Distribution Module of Oracle Financials System

Labor Distribution is an Oracle software application designed specifically to allow users to create, review, and edit Labor Schedules or create Labor Distribution Adjustments.

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Gain Access to Labor Distribution for Labor Schedules

You must satisfy four requirements prior to getting access to Labor Distribution for Labor Schedules.

  1. Take and pass an online test
  2. The online test component of the Understanding Cost Policy (ORA-1101) course is required. Prior to taking the online test, we recommend that you:
    • Attend instructor-led classroom training (as offered), or
    • Review the web-based training course
    When you complete and submit the online test, results will be posted to the Authority Manager application.
  3. Complete Labor Schedules training
  4. The instructor-led course Labor Schedules (FIN-0510) is required.
    When you complete the class, results will be immediately posted to the Authority Manager application.
  5. Receive self-service privilege "LD Labor Scheduler Update" in Authority Manager
  6. Upon completion of training, forward your STARS completion notification to your Department Financial Administrator. He/she will grant you the "LD Labor Scheduler Update" self-service privilege using the Authority Manager application.
  7. Sign a Confidentiality Agreement
  8. Sign and mail a Confidentiality Agreement to the Controller's Office to 3145 Porter Drive (Corte Madera Building, First Floor) Palo Alto, CA 94304 or deliver via ID Mail to MC 8440.

Privileges assigned in Authority Manager pass to Oracle Financials through an interface three times an hour. Wait until the next day after completing the training for the responsibility to be effective in Oracle Financials.

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Gain Access to Labor Distribution for Labor Distribution Adjustments

You must satisfy four requirements prior to getting access to Labor Distribution for Labor Distribution Adjustments.

  1. Take and pass an online test
  2. The online test component of the Understanding Cost Policy (ORA-1101) course is required. Prior to taking the online test, we recommend that you:
    • Attend instructor-led classroom training (as offered), or
    • Review the web-based training course
    When you complete and submit the online test, results will be posted to the Authority Manager application.
  3. Complete Labor Distribution Adjustments training
  4. The instructor-led course Labor Distribution Adjustments (FIN-0520) is required.
    When you complete the class, results will be immediately posted to the Authority Manager application.
  5. Receive self-service privilege "LD Distribution Adjuster" in Authority Manager
  6. Upon completion of training, forward your STARS completion notification to your Department Financial Administrator. He/she will grant you the "LD Distribution Adjuster" self-service privilege using the Authority Manager application.
  7. Sign a Confidentiality Agreement
  8. Sign and mail or deliver a Confidentiality Agreement to the Controller's Office via U.S. mail at 3145 Porter Drive Palo Alto, CA 94304 or via ID Mail MC 8440.

Privileges assigned in Authority Manager pass to Oracle Financials through an interface three times an hour. Wait until the next day after completing the training for the responsibility to be effective in Oracle Financials.

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Browser Requirements

For the Labor Distribution features and functions to work properly on PC and Mac computers, you must use recommended browsers. To verify which browsers are authorized for the Labor Distribution applications, review the Administrative System Browser Requirements web page.

For questions or help, please submit a HelpSU request. Select Request Category Administrative Applications and Request Type Oracle Financials.

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