Announcements

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Carolyn Rhee-Thompson joins UBC as Finance Director, VPFO/VPHR

Monday, August 23, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Carolyn Rhee-Thompson as UBC’s new Finance Director, VPFO/VPHR reporting to Assistant Comptroller Matt Boydston effective September 7.

Carolyn is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with over 10 years of financial leadership experience...

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Fiscal Year 2021/22 Period-End Dates

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The period-end dates for the remaining months of this fiscal year are now available on the UBC Finance website in two different formats for the community.

Please note that we are still finalizing the schedules for September 2021 (Q2), December 2021 (Q3), and March...

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UBC Transitioning to New Customs Broker: Thompson Ahern

Friday, July 23, 2021

The UBC community regularly imports goods from outside of Canada as part of the university’s world-class research activity, and to support operations.

As all goods imported into the country need to be cleared through the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), it is important...

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Payroll Moves into New Location

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Please be advised that as of July 22, 2021, the Payroll team has relocated from the Technology Enterprise Facility (TEF) 3 office on Agronomy Road to their new home at 5958 Webber Lane in Wesbrook Village.

During this time, as the Payroll team is settling in, phone access is...

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Changes to Payroll Representative Portfolios

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The Payroll team is currently evaluating the best structure to serve UBC’s faculty and staff community.

Please note that the portfolio composition of our payroll representatives has changed, and is now based on employee last name (as opposed to faculty and department, as...

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UBC IMANT Shares University's First Endowment Carbon Footprint Report

Monday, July 12, 2021

UBC Investment Management Trust (UBC IMANT) has created and shared the first carbon footprint report for the university's Endowment.

As directed by UBC's Board of Governors, IMANT has been spearheading carbon footprinting efforts and implementing principles of Responsible...

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An Update on Payroll Accounting Adjustments

Friday, July 09, 2021

The Payroll team has begun work on Payroll Accounting Adjustments (PAAs) for May, 2021. Please note that PAAs are currently two months behind in processing (and that there are currently 6,100+ PAAS to be processed on a monthly basis).

At this time, Payroll Accounting Journals...

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UBC’s Financial Results for 2020/21

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The 2020/2021 fiscal year was unprecedented and challenging in many ways for the global economy — and for UBC — due to the onset of COVID-19. However, the collective resilience of our university community has enabled us to weather the impact of the pandemic more positively than...

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