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The Controller's Office offers financial services to and for the University community and maintains appropriate controls on the University's assets. We strive to provide our services efficiently and effectively so that all levels of management have the financial information they need on a timely basis.
Recent Changes

Year-End Closing: Reminder to review the key closing dates and deadlines outlined in the Fiscal Year 2018 Year-End Closing memorandum.  If you have any questions regarding these deadlines please contact the Accounting Office at accounting@richmond.edu.

Financial Policy Changes: Access the memo from Dave Hale and Shannon Sinclair regarding three new financial policies, effective July 1, 2018. 

Vendor Payments: Due to the nationwide increase in phishing scams and fraudulent activity, the Accounts Payable and Procurement offices will be conducting more stringent verification of vendors, prior to setting them up in the Banner system.  The additional due diligence may cause a delay in vendor payments.  To assist our vendors in getting paid as quickly as possible, please ensure invoices are forwarded to Accounts Payable as soon as possible upon receipt. We appreciate your understanding as we strive to protect the University from fraud.

Effective January 1, 2017: The University's mileage reimbursement rate for business travel is 48.5 cents per mile for travel that takes place on, or after, January 1, 2017.

Advance Clearing Instructions: There are now three ways to clear advances: the Advance Clearing Form, the BannerWeb Check Request Form, or the BannerWeb Travel & Expense Reporting form.  To aid you in clearing your advances, please use these instructions.