B&F Fiscal Service Center
Fiscal Service Center
Our fiscal service center supports the offices of Business and Finance, Government Affairs, and Legal Affairs. We are responsible for establishing financial policies and processes for the organizations we support.
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See the services provided by the Fiscal Service Center
- Internal Control Updates
- Signature Authority Delegation Maintenance
- Monthly financial statement preparation and analysis
- Monthly closing entries
- Journal entries and fund transfers
- Access review and approval
- Asset Management/Equipment inventory facilitation
- Training review
- Annual subcertification preparation
- Fund exception reporting
- Account reconciliations
- Surplus management
- Access review
- 91 report reconciliation, preparation and review
Understand signature delegation
Signature delegation is the assignment of approval authority by the most senior leader in the unit to individuals with appropriate authority to approve the purchase of goods, services, or travel for their department. This person is responsible for approving that the transaction is an appropriate university purchase (ie business purpose).
Understand our internal control structure
Understand the department budget process
The fiscal service center is responsible for the development of the annual department budgets. Working with unit leadership and Financial Planning & Analysis, budgets are developed based on the timelines established with FP&A. Budget to actual reports are created and reviewed on a monthly basis and reviewed with unit leadership regularly.
All alcohol purchases need to be requested in advance. The requestor must use the eRequest system. The approver is required to ad hoc in the Senior Administrative Director and Special Assistant to the SVP.
Obtain policy guidance for an issue
Please reach out to the Finance Manager for consultation and support. Any policy exceptions are approved by the appropriate designee in the unit.
Offer a new service to my stakeholders
Please reach out to the Finance Manager for consultation and support.
105 Stores & Receiving Building
2650 Kenny Rd.
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Hours: 7:30am - 4:30 pm (M-F)