Announcements

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What happens if your research project goes over—or under—budget?

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Faculty members: we know it’s important for you to deliver your research projects on time with the funds available, and in line with UBC and funding agency guidelines.

When expenses start to rise above or fall short of your approved budget, the Research Finance team can help support you....

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Online Sustainable Purchasing Guide

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Making purchases for your lab or office? Consult the online Sustainable Purchasing Guide before you buy.

Did you know UBC purchased 37 million sheets of paper in 2016? If you were to stack that paper, it would be 71 times the height of the UBC Clock Tower.

Together,...

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Changes to procurement reduces cycle times

Friday, March 03, 2017

Changes to procurement reduces cycle times for creating purchase orders and paying invoices.

To improve procurement at UBC, we have implemented changes in central Procure-to-Pay processes to reduce cycle times for creating purchase orders and paying invoices. We have also...

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Finance Support Program

Friday, March 03, 2017

The Finance Support Program (FSP) ensures decision makers have strong financial information and support.

Department administrators and finance staff need to know a lot to provide the best advice and service to their customers. To support these individuals, the Finance Support...

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Looking for cost-saving tips at year end?

Friday, March 03, 2017

Looking for cost-saving tips at year end? Animal Care Services has a few ideas that may help you.

Throughout the year, our budgets can feel stretched. Finding opportunities to leverage your budget can create savings to support research and learning. Lorna Marshall, Director...

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T4/T4A statements are now available online

Friday, February 17, 2017

Faculty, staff, and student employees can now download their 2016 T4 and T4A statements for their tax returns via the Faculty and Staff Self-Service portal.

How to download your statement:

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OPT Year End Deadline

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The OPT Year End Deadline is March 29th, 2017.

All OPT Transactions must be completed at the Signing Authority - Final Approval - stage by end of day in order to be processed for 2016/2017 fiscal year transactions. If you require further information please contact the...

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New Senior Manager, Financial Systems

Thursday, December 22, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Lisa Rockford will be joining Financial Operations as the new Senior Manager, Financial Systems, effective January 3rd, 2017. She will be reporting directly to Trish Pekeles.
 
Lisa’s career focus has been on ERP Financials and HRMS for both the...

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UBC Travel enhances service through new provider

Monday, November 21, 2016

All faculty, staff and students who need to arrange and book UBC-related travel—airline tickets, accommodations, and car rentals—are encouraged to use UBC Travel. 

UBC Travel is now partnering with one of the largest independent travel management companies in Western...

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Procurement Year End Deadlines

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Procurement Year End Deadlines for Purchase and Service Requisitions: To assist in processing procurement transactions for the 2016 calendar year and fiscal 2016/17 year ends, please ensure that all staff are notified of the following important dates:

November 25,...

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