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Month of April Closing Delayed | Month of May Fund Balances

Good Day, Please note that due to the extended University year end period, the month of April will not be closing according to the usual month end schedule. April 2016 is scheduled to be closed on May 30th. This means that financial statements for April are still not available. An email notification will be sent when the financial statements are ready to be picked up in Minerva. Until April is closed, please be mindful that fund balances may not include the new fiscal year’s budgets nor the budget carry forwards. Thank you for your patience.

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Published on : 04 May 2016

FGAJVCQ, FGAJVCD and FGAENCB Blackout Period

To all Finance Users  In support of the Year-End effort, the processing of journals, IDC’s and manual encumbrances (Banner forms FGAJVCQ, FGAJVCD and FGAENCB) will not be accessible from Friday, May 6th, 9:00 AM until Monday, May 9th, 9:00 AM.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Finance Helpdesk at 514-398-3463.  Thank you. [Message sent out over the FIS Listserv]

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Published on : 03 May 2016

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of March 2016

To all Finance users, The month of March 2016 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva. This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option. For questions or assistance, you may contact the Finance Helpdesk at 514-398-3463 or via email at fishelp [dot] acct [at] mcgill [dot] ca. Thank you.

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Published on : 12 Apr 2016

FY16 Year-End Reporting and Communication Meeting - PRESENTATION NOW AVAILABLE!

This message is sent on behalf of Cristiane Tinmouth, Associate Vice-Principal and Controller, Financial Services. Dear colleagues, The PRESENTATION, AGENDA and MEMO are available on the Financial Services website using the undernoted link: https://www.mcgill.ca/financialservices/finance-users/yearend Thank you  [Message sent out over the FIS Listserv]

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Published on : 05 Apr 2016

Submitting an Expense Report - "new" Expense Items added

This message is sent on behalf of Julie Ghayad, Director Finance Infrastructure and Transaction Services, Financial Services Dear Colleagues, In order to better classify receipts when submitting expense reimbursements through Minerva, additional expense items have been added.  The following now appear in the Expense item drop down menu: Expense item Explanation

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Published on : 04 Apr 2016

Banner/Minerva/AX upgrade completed!

The scheduled upgrade of Banner/Minerva is completed and related systems are now open! Please restart your browser before accessing INB. If you encounter any issues using Minerva, Banner, AX or other systems, contact the IT Service Desk. INB Administrative users: Please refer to these related pages on the web and in the IT Knowledge Base:

Published on : 04 Apr 2016

Month of March Closing Delayed (Banner Upgrade)

Good Day, Please note that due to the Banner Upgrade, the month of March will not be closing according to the usual month end schedule. March 2016 is scheduled to be closed on April 11th. An email notification will be sent when financial statements are ready to be picked up in Minerva. During the Banner Upgrade, starting at noon on April 1st and ending at noon on April 5th, Banner and Minerva will be unavailable. More information is available in the IT Knowledge Base. Thank you. [Message sent out over the FIS Listserv]

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Published on : 29 Mar 2016

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of February 2016

To all Finance users, The month of February 2016 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva. This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2016

Banner/Minerva and AX Imaging upgrade April 2016

This spring, McGill University will be upgrading Banner, the University’s enterprise repository of data for administrative systems, including Student Records, Human Resources, Finance and Student Aid. Starting at noon on Friday, April 1Ending at noon on Tuesday, April 5 Banner and Minerva will be unavailable during this period, and several major services including:

Published on : 15 Feb 2016

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of January 2016

To all Finance users, The month of January 2016 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva. This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2016

Reimbursement of Expenses Policy Update - Advances: P2.1 & G3.1

This message is sent on behalf of Cris Tinmouth, Interim Associate Vice-Principal Financial Services and Controller   Dear Colleagues, The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated to clarify who is eligible to request and receive Travel Advances. Sections P2.1 and G3.1 have been revised to include the text in bold below: ** P2.1. Travel Advances may be obtained for third party prepayments, out-of-pocket expenses that are required to be paid in advance of the trip, and for expenses to be incurred during the trip

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Published on : 05 Feb 2016

McGill Computer Store (MCS) Available on McGill's Marketplace (MMP) - effective February 1

This message is sent on behalf of François Pouliot, Director Procurement Services and Robert Couvrette, Associate Vice-Principal Facilities Management and Ancillary Services McGill Computer Store (MCS) and Procurement Services are pleased to announce that effective February 1, 2016, there will be a new requisition process for all orders from the MCS. The purpose of this email is to provide you with the details of the new process and to highlight the benefits for you - the purchaser. The New Process

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Published on : 01 Feb 2016

FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users – Level 1 - Registration is now open in Minerva - REMINDER

Dear Colleagues, Spaces are still available for  course FIS 351 Crystal Reports for Finance Users Level I. If interested, register for this course through the Employee menu in Minerva (IT Customer Service (ICS) Training Menu > Banner/Minerva > select FIS 351). Based on registration numbers, we may reduce the number of sessions offered between February and April.

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Published on : 18 Jan 2016

"McGill Financial Statements" - Month of December 2015

To all Finance users, The month of December 2015 is closed. You may pick up your Minerva Financial Statements by logging into Minerva via https://horizon.mcgill.ca/minerva. This link will bring you directly to the Finance (Fund) Administration Menu >> Financial Statements menu option.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2016

Tri-Agency monitoring - 2016 site visit confirmed and implementation of 3 new compliance measures

We are sharing the below communiqué that was sent Friday, December 18th, to all McGill faculty members, academic and senior leadership. ___________________________________________ This message is sent on behalf of Michael Di Grappa, VP Administration and Finance and Rose Goldstein, VP Research and International Relations. Dear Colleagues,

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Published on : 21 Dec 2015