Financial Announcements

UB Business Services received the green light to begin improvements to eProcurement and eTravel processes.
As part of the implementation of UBF’s new business system, in 2016-17, General University Service Fees (GUSF) and Gift Fees will be listed in SIRI and UBFirst as a monthly accrual rather than individual transactions.
UB's Approval Authority Policy provides guidance on the delegation and assignment of authority to approve transactions.
UB Business Day, presented by Business Services, will be held on March 7, 2017 at the Buffalo Marriott Niagara at 1340 Millersport Highway in Amherst, New York. 
The Financial Services department has a new name: Financial Management. The new name and department-wide reorganization better reflects the increasing emphasis on strategic and tactical decision-making at the financial level.
Sponsored Projects Services (SPS) is moving to the new Research Support Hub at The Commons on the north campus on Friday Oct. 7. 
UBFirst is operational following an internal business system upgrade at UB Foundation (UBF).  
On August 10 four SIRI dashboard names were updated to more accurately reflect the purpose of the dashboards.
Managing a service center includes invoicing customers for goods or services rendered. Follow these best practices for timely invoice approval and processing.
With the holiday season comes the natural desire to provide gifts, cards and other social amenities. Business Services reminds departments of UB’s guiding principles for appropriate and reasonable expenditures.
In an effort to standardize the development and approval of service centers and university fees, forms and policies have been updated. These changes will aid managers and leadership with the creation and sustainability of the services and programs that are offered to our university partners, researchers and students.
The 2016-17 State Operating and U-Wide Type 1 available balances are being carried forward to 2017-18 on Aug 17.