Panther Post

The Newsletter of FIU Office of the Controller

Travel News

We are taking every reasonable measure to work to expedite the process to issue reimbursements, but kindly ask your cooperation to ensure Expenses reports as fully complete, accurate and will all required receipts and supporting documentation as this will immensely help our Travel team process the reimbursements faster…….(click to read more)

Monthly Closing Calendars

The General Ledger for January 2024 has closed. The current and future month-end processing deadline schedules are located at Monthly Closing Deadlines… (click to read more)

Feature Articles

ODP Business Solutions Update

Coming Soon in myFIUmarket – Integrated DNA and Consolidus

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TCM – IT Questionnaire Update - PCI Compliance

Card Cancellation Process

Reminders & Deadlines

Departmental Card Approval Deadline

February 15, 2024

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Pending Travel Reports

Please approve Travel Authorizations, Cash Advances, and Expense reports in a timely manner.(click to read more)

Surplus Form Submission Requirements

Effective immediately, the University has implemented changes to the Surplus Form submission requirements. The most significant change is that pictures must be attached to the email sent to property@fiu.edu of the equipment that is listed on the Surplus Form.

The Surplus Form has been updated with specific instructions on page 2 of the form.

Please take a few minutes to review the form located at: https://controller.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2020/08/SurplusForm.pdf

Should you need additional information or have any questions, please contact Property Control at: property@fiu.edu or (305) 348-2167.

For additional information, please visit Asset Management’s website: https://controller.fiu.edu/departments/accounting-reporting/asset-management/

Unidentified Wire Transfers and ACH Payments

The Controller’s Office occasionally receives payments that cannot be applied to the appropriate department due to inadequate information. Click here for the list of unidentified wire transfers and ACH payments as of January 2024.

To claim a payment, please contact Cash Management and provide the following information:

• Payment details
• Activity/Speedtype to which the payment should be recorded
• Revenue Account to which the payment should be recorded

Payments that are not identified within 45 days of the wire/ACH date will be returned to sender.

Archives

Newsletter 2023-2024 Volume 7

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines Car Rental Reservation Portal Car Rental Reservation Number Direct Billing Option for Car Rental Auto Rental (Foreign Travel) Unidentified Wire Transfers and ACH Payments Purchase of Controlled...

Newsletter 2023-2024 Volume 6

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines PantherSoft Travel Enhancements Travel News Expense Reports Accounts Payable Updates Unidentified Wire Transfers and ACH Payments Credit Card Reconciliation: Supporting Documentation Expense...

Newsletter 2023-2024 Volume 5

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines Update On Campus Deliveries Coming Soon - Changes to Purchasing Regulation FIU-2201 Onboarding Multiple Honorariums/Stipends Restricted Pcard Purchases Tax Compliance Travel News International...

Newsletter 2023-2024 Volume 4

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines Help Us Help You corner Auxiliary & Enterprise Development Surplus Property Microsoft TEAMS Account Surplus Form Submission Requirements Smart Journal Enhancements NEW PCard Reconciliation...

Newsletter 2023-2024 Volume 3

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines Unrelated Buisness Income Tax (UBIT) - IRS Form 990-T Travel News Travel Module Updates Travel Authorization Workflow Expense Report Workflow Limiting Allowable Hotel Expenses Continues for...

Newsletter 2023-2024 Volume 2

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines The New Master Approval Guide is Live Online Payment Solution - Eventbrite Travel Reminders Vicinity Travel Lodging/Meal Request Unidentified Wire Transfers and ACH Payments Florida Sales Tax...

Newsletter 2023-2024 Volume 1

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines Searching for a Purchase Order Payment Services Travel News Online Banking - JPM Access and BOA CashPro Flordia Sales Tax Holidays Reminders and Deadlines NewsJune 2023 Period has Closed; General...

Newsletter 2022-2023 Volume 11

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines Fiscal Year End 2022-2023 Memorandum is available Year-End Memo Contact Information Updates and Open Encumbrance Report  Shopper Role myFIUmarket Amazon Business Catalog and Q&A Contract...

Newsletter 2022-2023 Volume 10

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines PantherSoft Financials Upgrade Fiscal Year End 2022-2023 Memorandum is now available Help Us Help You! Travel News - Paying for a Rental Vehicle Payment Services Unidentified Wire Transfers and...

Newsletter 2022-2023 Volume 9

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines PantherSoft Financials Upgrade Shopper Role Accounts Payable Reminders UPS Shipments Travel News - Paying for a Rental Vehicle Reminders and Deadlines NewsMonthly Closing DeadlinesThe March 2023...

Newsletter 2022-2023 Volume 8

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines Introducing the new Shopper Role Card Cancellation Process Credit Card Reconciliation: Attaching Documentation Closing Purchase Orders Automatically Unidentified Wire Transfers and ACH Payments...

Newsletter 2022-2023 Volume 7

← Back to Newsletter ArchiveIn this edition... Monthly Closing Deadlines New myFIUmarket Catalog - Cell Signaling Coming Soon in myFIUmarket - Amazon Business Procurated Minimum order requirement for Office Supplies Mandatory Use of The Travel Authorization (TA)...