Finance Administration: Oracle e-Business Suite


Oracle E-Business Suite is a set of business applications that enable Ohio University to make better decisions, reduce costs, and increase performance. Ohio utilizes the following tools from the suite:

  • Human Resources Management System (HRMS)

  • Financial Management System (FMS)


Please ensure you are using one of the following browsers when accessing e-Business Suite:

  • Apple Safari

  • Google Chrome

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR)

Oracle e-Business Suite also requires the latest version of Java.  You can download the latest version of Java through the Software Center app located in the start menu of all Ohio University computers.

You will need to use multi-factor authentication to access e-Business Suite.

Who can access

All University employees will be able to access e-Business Suite using their OHIO ID and password.

  • Some views may be unavailable based on the user's position within the University. If you believe a view is missing that should be available, talk to your planning unit's financial manager.


Accounts Payable tasks

This view is useful when researching the details of an invoice and can be used to search for:

  • Invoices scheduled for payment

  • Invoices that have been paid

  • The account numbers that were used to pay an invoice

  • Invoices paid to a specific supplier

  • Invoices paid against a Purchase Order

  • Payment made for a Travel Expense Report

  • Payment made to cover PCARD purchases

Invoices include Direct Payment Forms, Travel Expense Reports, and Invoices paid on Purchase Orders.

Purchasing tasks

  • This view can be used to search for and view, in summary form, a specific purchase order and can also be used to find:

  • Approval date of the purchase order

  • Information that the supplier received on their purchase order

  • Account distribution associated with each line item

  • Notes to receiving areas on campus that give specific direction for delivery of goods

  • Whether there have been any invoice payments, by line item and purchase order total

  • Invoices received for the purchase order and amounts paid on each invoice

Additional resources

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center ( to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


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