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  • Organization Code Hierarchy Tool Project

    2023-02-21
    Stanford University’s financial account structure identifies each organization by a four-character alphabetical organization (org) code. The Organization Code Hierarchy Tool enables effective governance of this structure by defining parent-child organizational relationships and group information... Stanford UBO and FMS are building a new, robust organizational hierarchy management system to more effectively and efficiently support a broader set of the university's needs, launching July 1, 2023.
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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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  • Enhancements to Support the Supplier Setup Process

    2023-01-30
    Based on feedback received from the 2021 Client Satisfaction Survey, FMS is making a number of improvements to the systems, resources and guidance related to supplier setup. Technology Enhancement: Increased Visibility to Setup Process A top theme in the survey was a desire for increased... Enhancements to Support the Supplier Setup Process
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  • New OBI Report: Salary, Fringe, and Indirect Cost by Employee

    2022-07-11
    Developed in response to 2021 OBI Financial Reporting survey feedback, a new report is now available in the OBI PLM dashboard that provides better answers to payroll reporting questions. The new report shows salary, fringe benefits, and indirect costs attributable by employee for both actuals and...
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  • Excellence in Financial Stewardship | Issue 5open_in_new

    2022-06-28
    This issue focuses on the role of financial approvers, features real stories of approvers who made significant impact, and offers a new toolkit of resources to support approvers.
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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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  • SmartMart Contracts - A New Way to Manage Procurement Contracts

    2022-03-15
    The Contracts Process will now begin in SmartMart Contracts, rather than iProcurement Non-Catalog, for all procurement transactions that require Stanford signature (including zero dollar agreements).
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  • Improvements to PCard and TCard Application and Maintenance Launched February 14

    2022-02-14
    On February 14, Financial Management Services improved how Purchasing Cards (PCards) and Travel Cards (TCards) are requested and managed. These changes make the application process more efficient and user-friendly. The changes also provide more guidance on managing spending limits, which strengthens...
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