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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 2021 Year-End Closing memorandum.  If you have any questions regarding these deadlines please contact the Accounting Office at accounting@richmond.edu.

Visit the Chrome River website for information about the system used to manage expense reimbursements and PCard reconciliations.  The site includes FAQs, as well as training materials such as video tutorials.

Effective January 1, 2021: The University’s mileage reimbursement rate for business travel is 52.5 cents per mile for that travel that takes place on or after January 1, 2021.

SUA Campus Notification Memo: Access the Campus Notification Memo regarding the SUA virtual credit card offered to our vendors. Please note that J. P. Morgan Chase will be reaching out to our vendors to invite them to enroll in our SUA program. If you receive any phone calls or emails from your vendors wishing to confirm that J. P. Morgan is reaching out to them on the University’s behalf, please endorse the program and ensure them that the outreach from J. P. Morgan Chase is legitimate. Questions about the SUA program may be directed to our Accounts Payable Manager, Francheska Williams, fwillia2@richmond.edu, or 804-289-8176.

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.