Financial Services news
Dear Colleagues, As you may have noticed, since October 2013, all calls made to the Travel Desk (514-398-3180) and all calls made to Accounts Payable (AP) (514-398-3895 & 514-398-3880) have been routed to the Finance Help Desk (514-398-3463). Effective January 8th, the Travel Desk and AP phone lines will no longer be in service. Dial 514-398-3463 to reach the Finance Help Desk. Our Finance Trainers will continue to answer Travel and Accounts Payable questions.
Dear Colleagues, In collaboration with the McGill Tri-Agency Response Implementation Group (TRIG), Advisory Committee, the Research Administration Network (RAN) community and the Financial Services Teams (FST), Financial Services has made great progress towards addressing the need for a comprehensive financial summary of all funding sources (research/non research) tailored specifically for Principal Investigators (PIs) and Fund Financial Managers (FFM). We are pleased to release the Fund Balances and Profile Report. A new and easy tool that is web base
Dear colleagues, Following the announcement regarding the New Delegation Menu accessible via MINERVA effective May 15, 2013, this Menu has been expanded to allow for the temporary delegation of signing authority for POPS Timesheets by Fund Financial Managers/Principal Investigators. The delegate must be a faculty or staff member who possesses the necessary skills and knowledge for the effective exercis
Dear colleagues, The Reimbursement of Expenses Policy has been updated. The full policy is available on the Financial Services website at http://www.mcgill.ca/financialservices/policies/reimburse. Cristiane TinmouthController [Message sent out on the FIS Listserv]
The following memo is sent on behalf of Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal Research and International Relations, and Michael Di Grappa, Vice-Principal, Administration and Finance DATE: September 1, 2013TO: McGill Community CC: &n
The message below was sent by Mary-Margaret Klempa, Senior Director, OSR regarding Academic salaries paid from Tri Agency grants. This is being widely communicated to ensure that we are in compliance with this regulation. Please read carefully. Take note that while this memo addresses Tri-Agency regulations, it applies to many other granting agencies. Any academic salary support to be charged to restricted research funds should be looked into carefully before finalizing an offer letter and/or processing labor distribution appointment forms.
Dear colleagues, Following the announcement regarding the New Delegation Menu accessible via MINERVA effective May 15, 2013, this new tool is to be used by all Fund Financial Managers and Principal Investigators for use across all fund types and is not restricted to research funds. The temporary delegation in Minerva will replace the current paper forms and will be
Memorandum Rose GoldsteinMichael Di Grappa Date: May 6, 2013 To: McGill Principal Investigators Cc: Prof.
This message is sent on behalf of Jeff Ives, Director, Office of the Budget and Cristiane Tinmouth, Controller, Financial Services Dear Colleagues, Further to the memo sent by the Provost to all Deans and Vice-Principals on April 3, 2013 regarding budget cuts, in order to achieve the proposed operating budget target, the overhead recovery fee currently being charged on actual revenues earned in your non-1A unrestricted funds, will be increasing from 1.5% to 2.5%, effective May 1, 2013. The process for collecting and recording of this fee wil
[This mesage was sent through the FIS Listserv on November 27, 2012] This message is sent on behalf of Mary-Margaret Klempa, Senior Director, Office of Sponsored Research and Cristiane Tinmouth, Controller, Financial Services. Office of Sponsored Research &nbs
[message sent out on the FIS listserv - November 9, 2012] Memorandum Rose GoldsteinMichael Di Grappa Date: November 6, 2012 To: McGill Principal Investigators Cc: Prof.
This message is sent on behalf of FIS Security, Financial Services As a result of a process review, the following changes have been made to the processing and submission of the FIS Authorization form: The FIS Authorization form is now a “fillable” PDF form. Data for all fields must be entered using Adobe Reader. The form may be saved with data. Forms completed by hand will no longer be processed.
FIN courses available - Advances & Expense Reports and the McGill MarketPlace (MMP) Interested in learning more about the Reimbursement of Expenses Policy or the mechanics of submitting an Advance or Expense Report in Minerva? Would you like a guided tour of the McGill MarketPlace to learn how to place your online orders? Financial Services offers monthly courses on these topics.