Updated: Mon, 07/22/2024 - 15:29

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

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The Fund Balances and Profiles web report allows you to view the available balance of all of your Funds AND Grants on one report, along with posted transactions and commitments/encumbrances.

Run the report


The Research Administration Network (RAN) aims to help build connections across campus and foster the professional development of all those involved in research administration.

This is a joint initiative between the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and Research Financial Management Services (RFMS).
Visit the RAN website

Roles and Responsibilities

Roles and responsibilities relating to research administration have been clearly defined for:

  • Academics
  • Faculty/Department administrative and support staff
  • Central Administration

Roles & Responsibilities


There are several policies/regulations which document when it is appropriate for a Fund Financial Manager (FFM), Principal Investigator (PI), or Unit Head to delegate their signing authority.

Delegation of Signing Authority Regulation

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You may have documentation and retention responsibilities when it comes to transactions processed on your grants:

  • Financial transactions
  • Payroll transactions
  • Banner Student Aid (BSA) transactions

Supporting Documentation & Retention


To order or pay for goods and services, a purchase order must be created. This is done by placing an order (creating a purchase requisition) in the McGill MarketPlace (MMP).

Visit the Procurement Services website

Alternate methods of payment exist such as:

  • Payment Request Form
  • Procurement (PCard) Card
  • Payroll
  • Advances and Expense Reports

Overview of Procure to Pay Methods

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