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Pavan Khiani and Shijie Yu join Operational Excellence as Data Analysts

Pavan Khiani is in his fourth year at UBC, majoring in Computing Science and Business, while Shijie Yu is pursuing his Master’s degree in Data Analytics at UBC Sauder School of Business.

Upcoming webinar on Workday Adaptive Planning

To help our community prepare for this transition, we invite you to attend the upcoming webinar, Adaptive Planning Product Overview on December 1, 2022, from 2:00 pm–3:00 pm.

Grab a sweater and prepare for a cooler campus

The temperatures have dropped and winter conditions are coming to our campus. A reminder to bundle up and dress appropriately to stay warm and safe from the winter elements.

Pam Corrigal joins the Capital Financial Management & Reporting (CFMR) team as a Financial Analyst

Pam will play a key role in developing and implementing new policies and processes within Capital Reporting to enable effective financial management, providing detailed analysis for major and minor capital projects, and assisting with capital budgeting and reporting.

Michael Guimond providing part-time support to the UBC Comptroller team

In his interim role, Michael will support some of the key work to help ensure we have a successful year, including projects such as the development of the Fiscal 2023/24 Budget, quarterly forecasting activities, participation in stakeholder engagement and working group sessions, and support for the Agency funds and continuing R1 implementation project.

VPFO Monday Update – November 7, 2022

The VPFO Update is a weekly snapshot that captures important university updates, work across VPFO departments, and relevant resources. Sent on November 7, 2022.

Custodial Services realignment

Effective November 7, UBC Facilities is implementing the new simplified Custodial Services staffing model to provide all staff with full-time opportunities and facilitate professional development and increased opportunities for improvement. Due to the new staffing model, the Building Service Worker currently serving your area and the rotation on which your building is currently cleaned may change.

Review the 2022 Financial Information Act Report

The 2022 Financial Information Act Report is now available on the UBC Finance website. The annual report includes payments to suppliers in excess of $25,000, employee salaries above $75,000, remuneration for our Board of Governors, and details of outstanding debt.

Working together to ensure proper and timely payments to payees

Fair and timely processing of payments to payees, including vendors and suppliers, is a priority of the Accounts Payable (AP) team in UBC Finance. This guide includes some steps UBC staff and payees can take to ensure accurate and timely payments for payees.

Esther Li promoted to Senior Financial Processing Specialist in Treasury

Reporting to Chen Shi, Treasury Accounting Manager, Esther will continue to be responsible for the incoming payments while playing a critical role in more complicated bank reconciliations and other banking side responsibilities.