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First steps towards a Finance Data & Reporting Strategy for UBC

Friday, May 17, 2024

Earlier this year, the VPFO invited our finance community to share feedback about UBC's finance data, reporting, and tools to inform a new strategy for the university.

While the longer-term strategy continues to develop, we are excited to share that we have identified some...

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UBC's FY2023 Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) now available online

Friday, May 17, 2024

In 2018, the Canadian government formally endorsed the adoption of the Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations by all Canadian organizations to support Canada's commitment to the Paris Agreement. UBC is committed to producing annual TCFD disclosures along with supporting...

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Nicole Wendt joins the Financial Planning and Analysis team as Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis

Friday, May 10, 2024

We're thrilled to introduce Nicole Wendt, our new Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis, who will be joining the FP&A team within the Office of the Comptroller on May 6th, 2024.

Nicole brings a wealth of experience and over eight years as a dedicated CPA...

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Upcoming Workday enhancements for June 2024

Friday, May 03, 2024

The Integrated Service Centre (ISC) continually updates Workday to align with UBC's evolving needs, incorporating feedback and collaborating with different units,...

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Changes to Create Receipt: ‘Fully Receive’ checkbox now appears at the line item level

Friday, May 03, 2024

When creating a receipt or resolving a match exception for goods and services received, the ‘Fully Receive’ checkbox will now appear at the line item level instead of the PO level. This will bring more accuracy to the process of tracking and invoicing items.

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Upcoming pause on submitting expenses for students in Workday from May 15-21

Friday, May 03, 2024

UBC employees who submit expenses on behalf of students will be prevented from submitting new expense reports in Workday from Wednesday, May 15 to Tuesday, May 21 to prepare for an upcoming change to how these expenses are submitted.

With UBC students gaining access to...

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Jimmy Gau joins ISC Service Desk as ISC Service Centre Manager

Monday, April 29, 2024

Welcome Jimmy Gau, New ISC Service Centre Manager

Jimmy joins the ISC Service Desk team to work alongside co-Managers, Liam Murphy and Divya Shetty, and Senior Manager, Veekay Padhi.

As a former UBC student and coming from his previous role with IRP Student as a...

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Don’t forget to include the seal number on your green deposit bag

Thursday, April 18, 2024

As part of the HSBC Canada transition to Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), grey coloured tamper-proof deposit bags have been changed to green bags as of March 28, 2024. Now only green coloured tamper-proof deposit bags are accepted for physical deposit and UBC staff are required to have...

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HSBC-RBC Transition project website is now live

Friday, April 12, 2024

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) acquisition of HSBC Bank Canada (HSBC) was legally completed on March 28, 2024. A new HSBC-RBC Transition project website has been created to help the finance community follow along with UBC's transition plan.

The...

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UBC Third Quarter 2023/24 Financial Report is now available

Friday, April 12, 2024

The university's third quarter 2023/24 financial report is now available on the UBC Finance website.

In addition to the annual budget and financial statements, UBC produces quarterly reports that share in-year financial results. These reports are presented to the university's...

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