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  • Year-End Close: 2024 Reminders and Deadlines

    2024-05-20
    It's that time of year again! The year-end close (YEC) process of recording and reporting expenses from September through August gives a snapshot of the university's transactional activity each fiscal year. For an in-depth look at the process, review Topic Overview: Year-End Close. All times listed...
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  • Business Expense Updates and Hot Topics

    2024-05-06
    The university pays directly or reimburses individuals for expenses that are necessary and appropriate to conduct university business. Expenditures must be consistent with the university’s purchasing policies and guidelines as well as the guiding principles and IRS regulations with regard to...
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  • Change Roadmap: Upcoming Projects and Enhancements

    2024-04-12
    This page serves as a one-stop shop for departments and stakeholders across Stanford to stay up to date with projects and enhancements, as well as associated resources to support them.
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  • Continuous Improvements to Fingate

    2024-02-22
    FMS is continuously working to improve the Fingate user experience. Planned and completed changes range from search improvements, navigation updates and content revisions. Learn more about recent and upcoming changes on this news page.
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  • Supporting financial excellence: Updated iJournals access model and required training

    2024-01-25
    Members of the university community play a critical role in safeguarding Stanford’s resources. At Stanford, financial stewardship means ensuring that university resources are used appropriately, in support of the mission, and comply with policies, laws, and sponsor or donor intent. A key part of... Effective Feb. 5, 2024, iJournals system access will require the completion of training and granting of authority privilege.
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  • November 2023 Upgrades to Oracle Financials and OBI system

    2023-11-07
    Oracle Financials and Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) system upgrades complete The planned system upgrades to OBI and Oracle Financials are complete. To help users' experience within the upgraded environments, we advise: - For OBI: Log into https://bi.stanford.edu and update existing browser...
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  • Turning Feedback Into Action

    2023-02-01
    FMS uses the Client Satisfaction Survey to gather feedback from faculty and staff that fuels action plans for continuous improvements. This article covers the latest on those projects.
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  • International Lodging Maximums Change on April 8

    2022-09-27
    Starting April 8, 2022, Stanford will align its international lodging reimbursement maximums for actual expenses to the federal per diem rates, meaning that the same maximum applies for international lodging whether the traveler uses the per diem or actual expenses reimbursement method. In some...
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  • New Resources to Support Financial Approvers

    2022-04-29
    A new package of refreshed resources is available to approvers, who play a key role in the university's financial ecosystem.
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