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If a new card is ordered on a field advance request, it takes up to 5-7 business days to arrive.  We will notify the custodian and cardholder when we receive the Western Union debit card.  The card will be available for pick up at our office or, we can send via campus mail.

Once the card is received by the cardholder, the field advance desk must be notified by email at: fieldadv@uw.edu so, it can be activated and loaded with funds.

Review the status of your invoice in the My Documents section under the Invoicing tab. Refer to the chart below and the "Recommended Actions."

STATUS Definition RECOMMENDED ACTION
Composing An invoice currently being entered into ARIBA Non-PO, but not yet Submitted Review the entered information for accuracy, then click the Submit button on the Summary page.
Submitted An invoice submitted for payment and in review with the Approver or Central Office Check the Approval Flow to see which box is Active. Contact that person or group to process the approval.
Reconciling An invoice in review with Central Office for an inconsistency (i.e. a tax variance) Contact Procurement Customer Service at pcshelp@uw.edu and provide the Non-PO Invoice number.
Reconciled An invoice Central Office reviewed and approved. (Changes may have been made to the total invoice amount, depending on the variance Nothing. Invoice has been sent.
Paying Invoice is paid within 2 business days Check the Non-PO Payments report in Procurement Desktop Reports (PDR).

To add a file with no additional spend down:

  • Log on to your field advance dashboard
  • Click on the pencil icon under "Edit SpendDowns"
  • Click on "Create New SpendDown" Under the "SpendDowns" tab
  • Attach your file
  • Type, "0.00" under "SpendDown Amount in US Dollars"
  • Click "Save"
  • The "In Process" yellow tab will expand and if there are no additional spend downs, click "Submit" under "Submit for Approval"

The delivery address determines the sales tax rate that is applied to your Non-PO invoice, when applicable. ARIBA will always use the delivery address to cross check the sales tax entered on the invoice. For this reason, always add the address where the goods physically shipped to.

Here is a summary of the commands to use in each of the respective browsers to override cache.

Firefox: command + shift + R
Chrome: shift + f5
Safari: shift + (the reload button)
Internet Explorer: ctrl + f5

Using these commands, you will be able to bypass the cache maintained by your browser.

The receipts must be uploaded and saved before the budget number and object code is entered into the system. 

The “In Process” yellow tab will expand.  To enter the budget number to charge, click on “New Detail”.  Enter the budget number and select the object code.  After the information is entered, click “Save Detail” and confirmed, a new line will appear to enter another expense item.  PCA Task, Option & Project are optional.  

The Reviewer on the field advance request is also the Reviewer for the reconciliation.  If the Reviewer is no longer with the department, please contact the field advance desk to change.

After the spend down is submitted, funds that remain on the per diem debit card, cash or check are to be returned. 

The Requested – Total Submitted – Total Posted = Amount Remaining (ALL returned funds)      

If there are remaining funds on the per diem debit card, the field advance desk will remove from the card. 

If returning cash/check, please contact the field advance desk. 

Yes, a Custodian can have multiple field advances as long as they are not overdue.  The field advance must be reconciled in the order received.  In addition, the dates of the receipts must match the date range the advance was open to final accounting date. 

Can you please provide the following information so we can process your order?

  • I will need a copy of the very last deposit slip from the very last deposit book you have.
  • How many carbons copy do you need with your deposit slips? (up to three carbons are available)

We will need the following information before we can provide the account information:

  • How much are you expecting in USD?
  • When are you expecting the funds?
  • Who is sending the money? Name and Address
  • Is this a Domestic or International transaction?
  • Mozilla Firefox 

  • Chrome 

  • Safari 

  • Mobile Safari 

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer *

*Ariba is not currently compatible with IE in 64-bit mode, as well as the Edge browser in Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system.

Additionally, the client's operating system should not matter. If the OS carries the supported IE version (for example, Windows 7 with IE8 ), this is a supported combination.

How many deposit bag do you need?

  • What size do you need?
    • Checks, Currency and Coin (limited only up to $25 coins)
      • Small (BAUB13 – 9X13)
      • Large (BAUB17 – 12X17)
    • Coin Bags (only for coins NO currency)
      • BACOIN25 (11X12) – (limited only up to $50 coins)
      • BACOIN50 (14X17) – (limited only up to $100 coins)

How many deposit bag do you need?

  • What size do you need?
    • Checks, Currency and Coin (limited only up to $25 coins)
      • Small (BAUB13 – 9X13)
      • Large (BAUB17 – 12X17)
    • Coin Bags (only for coins NO currency)
      • BACOIN25 (11X12) – (limited only up to $50 coins)
      • BACOIN50 (14X17) – (limited only up to $100 coins)

Additional UW employees are only added as the Requestor to monitor or reconcile a field advance.

To add additional Requester:

  1. Log onto your field advance dashboard
  2. Click on your field advance number (blue link)
  3. Click on “Manage Additional Requestors” at the top of the page
  4. Type in name of requestor
  5. Click “Add”
  1. You will just need to create a new CT online but use the exact same CT number, bank sequence #, date, etc.
  2. Enter the original entry as a credit(minus) amount using the same budget number and object code as the original submission
  3. On the second line enter the line using the desire budget number and object code and the amount as a debit
  4. The total of the CT will be zero. Then submit

Domestic or International?

Email bankrec@uw.edu

ACH (Automated Clearing House or Electronic Fund Transfer) – is for domestic transaction sent to UW within the United States. UW use the ACH transaction for more cost efficient.

WIRE – is for international transaction sent to UW outside United States.

For any card that falls under company US01745 (UW Corporate Travel Accounts), the Pin is optional; it may not be requested at the point of sale.  It is up to the merchant whether or not they require the Pin. It is an extra added layer of security.

Here is the link for the list of Revenue Code. http://f2.washington.edu/fm/fr/references/revenue-codes

Here is the link for the list of Expense Code. http://f2.washington.edu/fm/fr/references/object-codes

If this is a grants budget please contact gcahelp@uw.edu if not please contact the department budget manager and if the department has not department manager please contact the budget office.

We do not have a EURO Zone Bank Account only US Base Bank Account therefore we do not have IBAN.

To find out if your computer is running a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows in Windows 7 or Windows Vista, do the following:

  1. From your Control Panel, go to “System and Security” and click on “System”.
  2. Under System, you can view the system type.

If your computer is running Windows XP, do the following:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click “My Computer”, and then click “Properties”.
    If "x64 Edition" is listed under System, you're running the 64-bit version of Windows XP.  If you do not see that, you are running the 32-bit version.

During dual biennium processing, Ariba transactions for old and new biennium are viewable each day in the financial system. FAS processes transactions for one biennium per night. Those transactions are viewable in MyFD and the FIN driver on the following days:

FAS Accounting Months

  • Month 24 = Old biennium transactions processed in June
  • Month 25 = Old biennium transactions processed in July
  • Month 01 = July transactions - first month of the new biennium
  • Month 02 = August transactions