Budget and Finance Quarterly Email
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End of Calendar Year ePro Requisition
Procurement Services has sent out a reminder that if your department anticipates purchases requiring Procurement Services approval before the end of the calendar year, you are encouraged to submit your M-Pathways requisitions as soon as possible. By acting early, you will help ensure that your year-end orders are placed in a timely manner and your requirements are met.
If you have general purchasing questions, please contact the Procurement Solutions Team at (734) 764-8212, option 2, or procurement.services@umich.
edu. Or, you may locate a Procurement Agent by visiting http://www.finance. umich.edu/procurement/contacts .
Procurement Newsletter - Spring 2015
Please find the U-M Procurement quarterly newsletter for the Spring 2015 here. In this issue, you will find information regarding:
- New Procurement website coming soon
- Concur News
- Guide for infrequent travelers - Review a detailed guide that covers the entire travel life cycle, from booking trips to expense reporting. It also includes links to job aids and other helpful materials.
- Traveler Quick Tips - Plan and complete your trip quickly and easily with this one-page set of tips.
- Travel & Expense Quick Tips
- New mobile apps for Concur
- Vendor spotlight: Conlin Travel
AST - Winter 2015 Phase went live 4/20/2015
As a reminder, all general and recurring issues or any other feedback about the SSC should be directed to the LSA SSC Liaison e-mail address (email@example.com). By sending your feedback to this e-mail address, we are able to track any patterns or trends, and communicate this to the SSC.
Salary Cap Management Guidelines was created March 2015
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), other U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies, and certain other funding agencies limit the amount of salary that can be charged to sponsored awards. This document explains how over-cap salary is flagged and funded. The Salary Cap Management Guidelines is available in the Policies and Procedures section of the LSA Budget & Finance website.
SSC Financial Updates
Please click the topic link(s) below to learn more about:
- Change in the Lump Sum Advance Request Process - The SSC is now responsible for processing lump sum advance requests.
- Accounts Receivable Incoming Check Handling Guidelines - New FAQs
providing clarification on how to handle incoming checks for certain situations.
Please note: This email group (lsafinstaff) is open to any financial staff that would benefit from hearing about financial updates from LSA. To join this email group, please send Deb Boissoneau (lsafinstaff-requests@umich.
edu) an email asking to be added to this list. If you are no longer in a financial role within LSA and wish to be removed, please send a request to lsafinstaff-requests@umich. edu.
These quarterly emails can also be found on the LSA Budget and Finance website under the News and Events section:http://www.lsa.umich.
edu/facstaff/budgetandfinance/ newsandevents/ budgetandfinancequarterlyemail
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