Prepares the University's consolidated annual financial report, provides internal management reports for the colleges and departments, and maintains the General Ledger. Accounting Services also trains university staff in fiscal policies and procedures while providing fiscal analysis in support of the University's operations.
Collects surplus UM office and other equipment, redistributes surplus UM office and other equipment, inventories and audits equipment valued over $5,000, and accounts for capital assets.
Ensures the the acquisition of goods and/or services at the best possible total cost of ownership, in the right quantity and quality, at the right time, in the right place and from the right source for the direct benefit or use of the University. Procurement Services manages GrizMart, The University of Montana's electronic procurement system, and also issues Purchase Orders and provides support for bidding opportunities of the University including Invitations for Bid (IFB) and Requests for Proposals (RFP).
Student Account Services
Manages the billing and collecting of student fees, monitors and collects past-due accounts. Student Loans disburses and monitors collection of Student Loans. Student Loans also manages collection of all delinquent UM accounts and federal aid overawards and monitors student withdrawal accounts.
Provides production processing, security and approval queue maintenance for the University financial and interface systems (Banner, UM Data Warehouse, SABHRS PeopleSoft). Campus customer support, functional analysis, testing, implementation, project management and report development for these financial systems are also handled within this area.
Provides campus monetary services including departmental deposits, currency exchanges, credit card processing, and petty cash reimbursement.