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Financial Activity Hub

Learn about the Financial Activity Hub (FinAH), a next generation analytical platform that helps drive data driven decision making as it relates to all financial activity.

About the Financial Activity Hub

Supporting blended financial reporting and analysis, the Financial Activity Hub (FinAH) is a central repository for UC San Diego enterprise system data as it relates to all financial activity across relevant systems.

This hub contains data from current and future financial systems*, including ledger, budget and student financial information. Activity pattern analysis, budget and forecast reporting, multi-fund analysis and tuition revenue modeling is available using the Cognos visualization tool. Blending the financial data from FinAH with other Activity Hubs is supported in Cognos.

* For information about analysis of historical financial data, visit the Financial Analytics page.

Using the Financial Activity Hub

To use the FinAH and analytics tools, you will first need to gain access.

Find information below about requesting access to Financial Activity Hub. More information about Financial data can be found through the Financial Analytics Community of Practice.

Request Access

Access to Oracle is a prerequiste for access to FinAH. To gain access:

  1. Attend the required Oracle training. Find more on the Finance Training page.
  2. Submit an Oracle and Concur Role Request for access to Oracle data. You will select a Business Intelligence and Reporting role:
  • UCSD BI Consumer JR (minimum requried for access)
  • UCSD BI Author JR
  • UCSD BI Modeler JR
  • UCSD BI Administrator JR

When your Oracle access has been approved, email busintel@ucsd.edu to indicate you would like to build Cognos and Tableau reports with FinAH data.

Learn more about data access.

Training and Support

Data Training and Support

Join the Financial Analytics Community of Practice for financial data training and access to additional support documents. Monthly meetings connect you with other UC San Diego developers who demonstrate real-life solutions using FinAH data.

After you have been given access to Oracle data, you are welcome to join the Financial Analytics Community of Practice. Find information about Financial Community of Practice meetings and group mailing list.

Analytics Tools Training and Support

Activity Hubs data is available through Cognos and Tableau analysis and reporting tools.

Available Data

Data available through the FinAH includes Ledger, Common Chart of Accounts (CCOA), Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and Budget.

Note: Adding data filters is critical to assuring a reasonable response time. Filter on specific Accounting Periods and Chart of Accounts (CCOA) fields.

Helpful Links

Contact the IT Services Business Intelligence and Analytics Team with questions.