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June 28, 2022
BofA Pcard PIN Numbers
In the last few months, we have seen several declines on PCards due to bad PINs. The new PCards issued through Bank of America require a PIN to be set up to make payment for many merchants. A cardholder may be prompted to enter their PIN twice at one merchant to account for both the transaction and the tax exemption. Please do not mistake this doub...
June 28, 2022
Additional Insurance Available on Bank of America (BofA) PCards
In the May Business Matters edition, it was announced that the University has switched to BofA as our new PCard Provider. The BofA Mastercard program provides cardholders with additional insurance coverage than was previously provided. A webpage has been developed to provide easy access to all the insurance information along with info about how to ...
June 28, 2022
Substantiating FY22 Pcard Transactions
As we work on wrapping up another fiscal year, we would like to remind cardholders that all reports including FY22 transactions (transactions dated 6/30 or before) are due to your financial approvers by Wednesday, July 20th. Deadline for financial approvers to approve FY22 reports is Monday, July 25th. If you will be out of the office on this c...
June 28, 2022
Changing Purchase Order (PO) Owners in BobcatBUY as Employees Depart the University
As departments are offboarding employees, please ensure that you are verifying whether the employee has open POs that need to be transferred to another employee in the department. When past employees are left as the owner on POs it will cause errors in the approval workflow of invoices when they meet the criteria for departmental approval. In the p...
June 28, 2022
Setting vacation rules/delegates/proxies
Many people are taking advantage of the summer weather and enjoying some time off to relax and recharge!  Before going on vacation, please ensure that you have set up your approval delegates if you are a supervisor or approver so that transactions are not delayed while you are on vacation.   For more information about finance/HR ...
June 28, 2022
JET: Multiple Periods will be Open
As you are working to complete your year-end closing tasks, please be aware of the following: from the end of June and throughout July, multiple periods will be open: June 2022-22 & July 2022-23 will both be open periods in JET.  Please be very careful when staging journal entries to choose the correct GL Period. For Project Task A...
June 28, 2022
Fiscal Year End Reminders
It’s Fiscal Year End time!  It’s time to successfully wrap-up FY22 activities and get things started for FY23.  As always, it’s very important that we finish FY22 accurately and in a timely fashion.  Leading up to this year end, we have shared information about FYE in prior Business Matters.  Here we just want to remind you of c...
June 1, 2022
ODP Now Available as Preferred Supplier in BobcatBuy
As of Wednesday June 1, 2022, ODP Business Solutions (“ODP”), the Business-to-Business arm of Office Depot**, has been added as an office supply preferred supplier with a punchout catalog in BobcatBuy. We are adding ODP as a preferred supplier in response to campus constituent requests to have multiple preferred supplier options for office supplies...
May 31, 2022
Internet Explorer browser retirement
Internet Explorer (IE) will be retired on June 15, 2022 (OIT had posted this news in the May 16,2022 edition of OHIO Employee News). If you use Internet Explorer to access My Personal Information (MPI) or any other Oracle E-Business Suite responsibilities, we recommend switching to a different browser now to ensure that you are comfortable using an...
May 31, 2022
Reminder to Update new Bank of America (BofA) Payment Card in Concur
Now that the new BofA cards are out to a number of faculty and staff on campus, we would like to remind all travelers to update their individual PCards in Concur. Please follow the following steps to update your card information: Click on Profile on the top right corner of the home screen in Concur. From the drop down, select Profile Settin...