ES Financials

Business owner: Finance & Business Services

ES Financials is used for University financial management and transacional processing.

The central feature of ES Financials is the general ledger, which comprises a comprehensive and detailed recording system with associated ledger maintenance and financial reporting capabilities. Closely integrated with the general ledger are the major transaction processing modules, including the primary subsidiary ledgers for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Asset Management.

These provide facilities for:

  • Accounts Receivable - for the management of ANU debtors and income receivable;
  • Accounts Payable - for the management of ANU creditors and amounts payable;
  • Asset Management System - for the management of the University's plant, equipment, motor vehicles and artwork; and
  • Inventory System - for the management of the University's stores (being stores of consumable items such as machinery parts, scientific instruments and other such stores of consumable goods).
  • Purchasing - for the creation of requisitons and purchase orders to suppliers.


To obtain access to ES Financials refer to Getting access to ES Financials.

Access to Enterprise Systems such as ES Financials, HRMS, Student Administration and Maximo require an Enterprise Account and password.  Enterprise Account access for these systems is from 6am to 7pm 7 days.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) service is available to enable secure access to ES Financials from off campus.

Change your Enterprise Systems password

Use this page to change your Enterprise Systems (ES) account password. Changes will take effect immediately.

Logging into ES Play

To access a sandbox to familiarise yourself with the ES Financials system, please log into ES Play.

Desktop Logon issues

If you are experiencing issues logging on via your desktop please clear your web-browser cache.  Instructions for clearing your cache can be found below:

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Assistance with Financials

The Business Solutions Office (BSO) within Finance and Business Services is responsible for the University's Financial Management Systems, including ES Financials, Concur and OneStop Receipting.

Business Solutions Office help desk

  • Monday to Thursday - 9-12.30pm and 1.30-5pm
  • Friday - 9-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm

Call the help desk

Ext. 54321 and follow

  • Option 1 (Central Services)
  • Option 3 (Enquiry about Finance/HR/StudentAdmin), then
  • Option 1 (Finance)

Email the help desk

Log a job via the web

If you have a problem with ES Financials/OneStop Receipting you can log a job online at Service Desk.