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Accounting News

April 1, 2024

The Office of the Controller receives numerous requests for exceptions to policy every week. We would like to reiterate that exceptions to policy should be infrequent in nature and must align to a bona fide University business purpose....

December 11, 2023

The November 2023 accounting period is now CLOSED.

December 4, 2023

A message from Accounts Payable, Tax & Payment Services:

If you need to have invoices, payment requests and wire transfers processed before the curtailment period, please submit your request by Wednesday, Dec. 13. Depending on the request, additional approvals may be needed to...

November 2, 2023

Campus colleagues,

The Division of Finance and Administration is preparing a major advancement in procurement and accounts payable operations that will bring increased efficiency, transparency, and collaboration to UC Merced’s supplier relationships. 

September 14, 2023

We’ve heard you, campus partners. You need information and tools that allow you to leverage financial data that empowers you to perform your tasks effectively and efficiently.

August 21, 2023

(Note: This announcement was edited Aug. 22, 2023 to change the guidance for submission of actuals adjustment requests.)

Campus colleagues, 

Please review this important information about financial activities in the prior and current fiscal years. I also encourage you to share this...

July 7, 2023

Effective Friday July 14, updates will be implemented within Oracle and Concur to streamline approval workflow for Research Administrators (RA) and Fiscal approvers.   

Oracle Updates

May 5, 2023

The UC Merced Office of the Controller is issuing the following guidance on using Function 44 to record financial transactions related to research activities in the Oracle Financial System.

March 6, 2023

Effective March 20, 2023, honorariums paid to individuals will be limited to $2,500 per calendar year. Payment requests that exceed $2,500 will be submitted automatically to Procurement to be processed as a Service Agreement.

January 19, 2023

In preparation for the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023, deadlines have been established to ensure timely review and submission of items and processes...