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IN Focus: Rod Smith, Internal Controls Accountant

November 26, 2019

In addition to overseeing Internal Controls in the Department of Finance, Rod Smith is probably best known on campus as the editor of the Internal Controls Update, a monthly newsletter that discusses prevention measures against fraud.  In this month’s IN … Continued

IN Step with Steve Agostini – November 2019

November 4, 2019

Sharing information with you through this column each month allows me to pause and reflect on our department’s current major goals, our daily steps toward them and our progress. I’d like to know what you want to hear about in this column. What topics should be explored?  I hope you will offer your suggestions by using this one-question survey.  I will review each response!

IN Focus: John Medlin, Procurement Services Operations

October 30, 2019

Procurement Services Operations Officer John Medlin uses his 15 years of UNC Procurement experience to help the department plan for the future and analyze its progress along the way. As he gears up for a year of major procurement initiatives and process improvement, he wraps up involvement in a very successful cross-campus Operational Excellence project.

Announcement of University Controller and Executive Director for Enterprise Financial Accounting

October 9, 2019

I am pleased to announce that Manali Bettendorf has accepted the role of University Controller and Executive Director for Enterprise Financial Accounting. Effective Monday, October 14, Manali will work to provide Vice Chancellor Jonathan Pruitt and I with strategic guidance on the annual comprehensive financial report, accounting policies, financial systems and fiscal policy.

IN Step with Steve Agostini – September 2019

September 1, 2019

This month, the Travel Services team, along with the Operational Excellence team, will launch a new, user-friendly travel and expense resource site for campus users. The site, expected to launch September 9, will replace the current travel information web page.

IN Focus: Yahui Chao, Budget Planning and Analysis

August 28, 2019

Although Financial Analyst Yahui Chao works in the same department that she did when hired in 2002, everything else has changed. Ironically, she’s come full circle by remaining flexible and open to change, as she shares in this month’s In Focus interview.