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Migrating to TouchNet, the new digital payment solution at UBC

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

UBC’s current digital payment management System, ePayments is integrated into the Student Information System (SIS). With the transition to Workday, the university has identified TouchNet as the new solution that will facilitate all digital payment transactions across all UBC...

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Increase in CRA Prescribed Interest Rate effective Oct 1, 2022

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The CRA Prescribed Interest Rate will increase to 3% as of Oct 1, 2022.

This is the interest rate used to calculate taxable benefits for employees from interest-...

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Workday Adaptive Planning Replacing Hyperion in Summer 2023

Friday, September 16, 2022

Hyperion will be retired and replaced by Workday Adaptive Planning in the summer of 2023.

In 2021, UBC embarked on the journey to replace Hyperion, a legacy planning solution used to produce the university’s Quarterly Financial Reports and the Future Year Budget, with Workday...

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Leadership change within the Vice-President, Finance and Operations, portfolio

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Karamjeet Heer will be leaving UBC to take up a new role at Simon Fraser University. She joined the university in 2019 as Comptroller and was more recently appointed as interim Vice-President, Finance. As of Nov. 1, Yale Loh will take on the role of interim Vice-President, Finance.

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A message from Vice-President, Finance, Karamjeet Heer

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

A short while ago, the President’s Office sent a Bulletin to the university announcing some changes in the VPFO’s senior leadership team. I have accepted a new...

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Improved Supplier Change Request Form

Friday, August 26, 2022

The Supplier Change Request form in Workday has recently been updated. 

The Workday form has been redesigned to make it easier to request an update to a specific supplier detail and add corresponding attachments where necessary. The improved questions and form flow allow...

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UBC increases per diem rates as of September 1, 2022

Thursday, August 25, 2022

When travelling for UBC business, UBC employees may be reimbursed for the cost of meals.

UBC annually reviews the per diem rates for travel, taking into consideration changes in cost and comparability with other institutions.

As a result of this review and our...

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Begin the Academic Year on Track by Ensuring Your Supplier Is Set-up Properly

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

September is always a busy time for purchasing as the community prepares for the start of the fall semester.

This is a reminder that Purchase Orders or Outstanding Invoices cannot be issued or paid without a supplier record in Workday. To avoid procurement and...

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Derek Louie promoted to Manager, Business Process & Policy

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

We are pleased to announce Derek Louie's promotion to the role of Manager, Business Process & Policy, effective July 1, 2022. 

Reporting to Cheryl Berge, Director, Financial Reporting, Derek will evaluate existing processes to determine scalable...

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