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Office of the Controller

General Accounting

General Accounting is responsible for maintaining the university’s financial records and ensuring data integrity and includes accounts payable, travel, general ledger, fixed assets capital project fiscal management and bond and debt service management.

General Accounting Staff Directory

To identify the team member to best meet your needs or to find the contact information for a specific person, please review our staff directory


Accounts Payable

The accounts payable team is responsible for the review and disbursement of funds for external suppliers and also for non-payroll payments to faculty and staff. This includes payment requests, purchase order invoices, honorariums, stipends, reimbursements, AP uploads, cash advances and royalties.

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Capital Assets

The Capital Asset team is responsible for tracking all assets retained by the University and for completing the Annual Physical Inventory. This includes recording additions, tagging assets, documenting stolen and damaged property, and retiring assets.

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Chart of Accounts

The Chart of Accounts is made up of unique chartfields used to store accounting information.  Chartfields are used track budget and actual financial activity across the University system.

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General Ledger

The General Ledger (GL) team is responsible for the review and approval of all items that post to the university ledger.  This includes journal entries (JE), journal vouchers (JV), expense module corrections (Apex) and all system generated entries that flow from various Peoplesoft modules.

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Moving and Relocation

Information about moving and relocation. Due to the changes in the law with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Public Law No. 115-97), it was necessary for the university to completely rework the Relocation and Moving Allowance policy. This is complete and went into effect August 14, 2018.  

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The travel team is responsible for the review and disbursement of travel for faculty, staff, non-employees and students. This includes payments for travel reimbursements, airline tickets, registrations, interview travel and lodging.

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Treasury Management

Treasury Management is responsible for the University’s banking relationships. We manage the cash balances and investments for operating and endowment funds and ensure reconciliations of all financial records with bank accounts.

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