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Employee Payroll Information for 2021

Thursday, January 14, 2021

As we move forward into 2021, it is a good time for employees to review and update their Payroll Information.

CPP and EI Deductions Resume

The next pay date for employees is January 15, 2021. With this pay cycle deductions for both Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and...

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Important Notice About Tuition Waivers for Faculty, Academic Executives, and their Dependent Children

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The current system for submitting Tuition Waivers is experiencing technical problems which prevent Faculty, Academic Executives and their dependents from successfully submitting Tuition Waiver requests for Term 2.

A manual process is in place to apply for credit-course...

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Steven Bao Joins UBC as Finance Director, Special Projects

Monday, January 11, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Steven Bao to the university as Finance Director, Special Projects.

Starting January 11th Steven will be working with the Karamjeet Heer in the Comptroller’s portfolio, with a focus on financial reporting matters. He comes to UBC from BCIT,...

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Stanley Lau joins UBC as Manager, Payroll Operations and Control

Monday, January 11, 2021

We are very pleased to welcome Stanley Lau to the Payroll team as Manager, Payroll Operations and Control.

Starting January 11, Stanley will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the payroll and benefits team, and lead the area in providing...

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New CRA Guidance on Claiming Employment Expenses

Monday, December 21, 2020

Since March, many UBC employees have been working from home as a result of our response to COVID-19, and affected employees have been asking whether UBC will be issuing Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) T2200 tax forms.

In a typical tax year, these forms would allow employees to...

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Hyperion 2.0 Read/Write Access is Now Available

Monday, December 14, 2020

The new instance for Hyperion is now available with read/write following November month end.

November ledgers closed on December 14, and November payroll and financial actuals were loaded into Hyperion on December 15. Users should now be able to update all open months (Dec/...

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Year End - Procurement and Accounts Payable Key Dates

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

UBC’s fiscal year end is March 31, but the deadlines for some procurement and accounts payable activities are as early as December.

If your work involves acquiring and/or paying for goods and services, please familiarize yourself with the following dates for the 2020/2021...

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COVID-19 Expenses: One-time, Tax-free Reimbursement for Equipment

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

As a result of COVID-19 measures, many UBC faculty and staff members have moved to working off-campus. Most need to set up a professional, productive and ergonomic work area to carry out their job.

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) normally considers personal computer and home...

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Hyperion 2.0 is now live

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

The new instance of Hyperion — the planning system UBC uses to produce Quarterly Operating Reports and the Future Year Budget — is now live in read only mode, with data to the end of September.

Much like the journey to Workday at UBC, the development of Hyperion 2.0 (PlanUBC...

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Receiving in Workday

Thursday, November 12, 2020

One benefit of the transition to Workday is the new "Receiving" functionality for PO-related purchases in the system, which the community is now able to take advantage of.

Previously, users in the UBC community resorted to a legacy process of...

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