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Year End – Holiday Payment Cycle Schedule

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

As in previous years, UBC’s central Accounts Payable team will not be issuing payments (for vendors, expense reimbursements, etc.) over the holiday closure period.

Individuals who need a payment issued before the end of the calendar year must ensure all...

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Year End – Procurement and PCard Deadlines

Friday, November 30, 2018

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

If your work involves acquiring and/or paying for goods and services, or using a PCard, please familiarize yourself with the following dates for the 2018/2019 fiscal...

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Financial Operations Completes First Service Delivery Model (SDM) Rollout

Friday, November 09, 2018

Financial Operations is proud to announce the successful completion of the Service Delivery Model pilot project with the UBC Sauder School of Business.

The Service Delivery Model was developed as part of the Procurement Modernization...

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Curt Steckhan joins UBC Finance as Procurement Services Manager

Monday, October 29, 2018

Supply Management & Financial Operations is pleased to announce that Curt Steckhan will be joining the team as its new Procurement Services Manager. Curt is a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) with an MBA from UBC, who has many years of experience in public procurement and...

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Stuart Mackenzie Appointed Interim Comptroller

Friday, October 12, 2018

Stuart will lead the university’s Budget and Financial Reporting Departments, which deliver budget oversight and financial reporting to the campus community, UBC’s Board of Governors, external stakeholders, and the general public.

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2018 UBC Travel Expo

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Do you travel on behalf of UBC as part of your job? Or arrange travel for members of your team? Join us on October 30th for the annual UBC Travel Expo.

From 10:30 am to 2:00 pm on October 30th the UBC Travel Expo will be returning to Jack Poole Hall at the...

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UBC Travel Program Airline Ticket Draw

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Attention all UBC Faculty and Staff including the UBC Okanagan campus.

Win one of 4 Delta Airline Tickets departing from either Calgary or Vancouver to Continental USA by using UBC’s online booking tool Concur.

Both travellers and travel arrangers are eligible and...

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Travel company merger

Thursday, August 23, 2018

UNIGLOBE One Travel will be changing its name to Vision Travel by the end of August.

The company was acquired on April 4, 2018, by Vision Travel. We will refer to Vision Travel as UNIGLOBE One Travel/Vision Travel on our travel pages until this transfer is complete. ...

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Changes to Z Fund PG Process

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The process for creating a Z Fund PG has changed. Starting August 16, 2018, please send Z Fund PG requests or any questions you may have to the following email: zfundpg.requests@finance.ubc.ca

Please...

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Supply Management & Financial Operations Realignment

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Financial Operations reorganizes Supply Management and Operations teams to improve customer service and enhance value.

As part of the Procurement Modernization project, Financial Operations has reorganized our Supply Management and Financial...

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