Announcements

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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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New Tariff Regulations for US Imports Effective July 1, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Government of Canada has announced a long list of tariffs of 25% and 10% on approximately $16 billion of U.S. imports (comparable to the value of Canadian steel and aluminum exports to the U.S.) that...

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UBC Finance training program wins first place

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The UBC Finance Support Program took first place in the CAUBO Quality and Productivity (Q&P) Awards Program.

This win recognized the creation of an online training platform that supports administrators in making day-to-day operational decisions, such as managing space and...

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Procurement Modernization-together we made a difference!

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

When Financial Operations started the initial review of our P2P (Procure to Pay) processes in 2016, we knew collaboration with people involved in financial transactions all over campus was essential.

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of these teams and the broader UBC...

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Thomas Straley joins UBC as Accounts Payable Manager

Friday, June 01, 2018

Thomas Straley has joined UBC’s Financial Operations group as the new Accounts Payable Manager.

Thomas has more than 15 years of experience in accounts payable, with his most recent position at Aritzia as the Accounts Payable Manager. His team was responsible for payables, employee...

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