CLAS Finance Group

Finance Group

Using a business center model, this group provides departments with dedicated expertise for financial management. Accountants assist departmental administrators in the finance and accounting area to ensure accuracy and best accounting practices. This model supports the University and Collegiate mission of financial management accountability through sub-certification and sharing of best practices. Below is a list of services typically provided by this group:

  • Monthly reminders (Business Briefs) for administrative staff
  • Monthly reconciliation and maintenance of accounts
  • Provide information on the following departmental budget allocations
    • Tenure Track and Clinical Faculty
    • Lecturers
    • Visitors
    • Teaching Assistants
    • General Expense
    • Renovation and Instructional Equipment
  • Guidance on compliance with University and CLAS policies and procedures
  • Assistance during annual budget process and fiscal year-end closing
  • Support during audits
  • Training on UI policies and procedures, financial systems, and payroll forms
  • Oversight of course fees and service centers
  • Support during the annual financial sub-certification process