University Purchasing Card.
People@Columbia (also referred to as PeopleSoft system) – The customized version of PeopleSoft that integrates and processes all Human Resources and Payroll transactions for Columbia University including hire/rehire, salary distribution, additional compensation and cost transfer transactions.
Payroll Accounting Distribution - breakdown of personnel salary costs as charged across FAS accounts.
Personnel Action Form - used to convey individual personnel data to HR and Payroll systems.
Payroll Account Transfer form - used to accomplish payroll specific accounting entries.
Petty Cash - cash held in department for small or emergency purchases.
University Central Purchase Order.
Part of the budget checking process. It is the amount you expect to spend, but for which there is no obligation to spend and it is cleared when an encumbrance is created.
First (highest) level at which you can budget and record project activity.
Project Life BudgetDefinition:
A budget that is created for the life of a project, e.g. Sponsored Projects, Capital Projects.
Purchasing Key TermsDefinition:
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