Panther Post

The Newsletter of FIU Office of the Controller

Fiscal Year End

As the fiscal year end approaches, we would like to remind you to complete the receiving in PantherSoft as soon as services are rendered or ordered items are received… (click to read more)

Monthly Closing Calendars

The General Ledger for May 2021 closed June 8, 2021. When running your reports, please keep in mind that the reporting environment has a 24-hour delay in displaying data… (click to read more)

Feature Articles

Travel Year End Deadlines

Please review all Travel Deadlines and Announcements for our Fiscal Year End 2020-2021… (click to read more)

Deliveries Announcement

As the University continues to repopulate our campuses and transition to pre-COVID operations… (click to read more)

New International Travel Requirements

As of April 10, 2021, FIU requires that all international travelers complete a 5-question pre-departure questionnaire… (click to read more)

Delivery of Invoices

Please remember that invoices attached to requisitions are not… (click to read more)

Petty Cash or Participant Payment Fund

The Office of the Controller requests that all custodians of Petty Cash or Participant Peyment funds… (click to read more)

Disbursement Announcement

As the University returns to pre-pandemic processes, starting June 22, 2021, the Disbursement window… (click to read more)

Invoices Pending Receipt

Please review the list of vouchers in PeopleSoft that are pending a receipt to be paid. The report is as of May 31, 2021… (click to read more)

Be Worlds Ahead!

Receiving Transaction E-mail Notifications

During June, the receiving notifications will be sent out daily… (click to read more)

UPS Shipments

We have seen an increase in the frequency of UPS deliveries being charged to the FIU master account… (click to read more)

Mandatory Retraining of All Program Participants

As part of our audit corrective actions, all card program participants (Cardholder, Approvers… (click to read more)

Be Worlds Ahead!

Reminders & Deadlines

Travel

Help us to expedite approving Travel Authorizations, Cash Advances, and Expense Reports. (click to read more)

Departmental Card Deadline

June 14, 2021
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Archives

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 11

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars Fiscal Year End Travel Year-End Deadlines New International Travel Requirements Creating Travel/Expense Documents for FIU Students Changes to AP Journal Vouchers Reminders and Deadlines...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 10

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars Change in Banking Partner Supplier Change Request New International Travel Requirements Creating Travel/Expense Documents for FIU Students Reminders and Deadlines NewsMonthly Closing CalendarsThe...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 9

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars Change in Banking Partner New MyFIUmarket Catalogs Supplier Change Request Avis Budget Group Auto Rental Creating Travel Authorizations Materials and Supplies Reminders and Deadlines NewsMonthly...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 8

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars Contract Information Update University-Wide Strategic Real Estate Services contract is now active Procure 2 Pay Initiative wins Florida TaxWatch Productivity Award UPS Shipments Informal...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 7

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars Accounts Receivable - (excluding Accounts Receivable maintained by Student Financials or Division of Research) AP Journal Vouchers Professional or other organizational membership dues Avis Budget...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 6

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars ITN-2019-00020 Application Support Specialist III: Instructions for Preparing and Submitting an Addendum to the Master Agreement Credit Card Reconciliation: Attaching Documentation Limitting...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 5

In this edition: Monthly Closing Calendars, Avis Budget Group Auto Rental, Avis-Budget Rent-A-Car / National Car Rental Transition: Third Party Payments, Reminders and Deadlines.

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 4

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars Unrelated Business Income Tax (Form 990-T) Application Support Specialist ITN Supplier Change Request Total Contract Manager GovQuote Avis Budget Group Auto Rental Car Rental Update...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 3

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars Unrelated Business Income Tax (Form 990-T) After-the-Fact Travel Authorizations New Requirements Creating Travel Authorizations Entering and Monitoring Receipts Card Inactivity Reviews Did you...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 2

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars COVID-19 Updates Shopper Role for myFIUmarket Communication Methods for Total Contract Manager (TCM) Coming Up: Mandatory Retraining of All Card Program Participants Reminders & Deadlines...

Newsletter 2020-2021 Volume 1

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Fiscal Year End Close Process Creating Travel Authorizations Professional or other organization membership dues NewsFiscal Year End Close ProcessDue to the timing of the payroll cycles this fiscal year end, there will be...

Newsletter 2019-2020 Volume 12

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Calendars 2019-2020 Year-End Memorandum Petty Cash & Participant Payment Fund- Required Semi-Annual Acknowledgment FY20 Purchase Orders Credit Card Reconciliation: Supporting Documentation Delivery and...