Category Archives: FGC

Finance: Grants and Contracts

OSP, OTT and FGC Discuss Guidelines for Interactions with Sponsors

Joint Announcement from: Kerry Peluso and Holly Sommers, Office of Sponsored Programs Todd Sherer and Cale Lennon, Office of Technology Transfer Bill Lambert, Finance — Grants & Contracts Guidelines for Interaction with Sponsors Office of Sponsored Programs/Office of Technology Transfer The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) should always be […]

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Update on Status of Award Setups

Colleagues: As you are aware, in late January Finance Grants and Contracts (FGC) encountered a major issue in processing roughly 500 award setups that were in the que .  Given that typically a block of this size could take 2-3 months to set up in the system we quickly realized that would create a significant financial […]

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New Electronic Format for Relinquishment Submissions

Written by: Rashonda Harris Office of Finance Grants & Contracts Effective December 2016, NIH has changed the submission of relinquishments to an electronic format.  The new electronic format will limit revisions because the amounts being deobligated are moved much faster in this electronic format. NIH relinquishments must be reconciled confirming the expenses posted to the […]

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Effort Reporting Update

Written by: Josh Rosenberg The current “active” period for effort certification is the Mar. 1 – Aug. 31, 2016 period.  The due date for completing these forms was Nov. 30, 2016.  We still have several hundred effort forms pending pre-review and pending certification which must be completed as soon as possible.  If there is an […]

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FY17 Federal Fringe Rates Available Now!

We have received approval for our FY17 federal fringe rates from DHHS.  The table below represents the university’s finalized fringe benefit rates for fiscal year 2017. For any proposals already created and in routing, if prepared with the old rate, the proposal may be submitted with old rate if the deadline is approaching. Departments, schools, […]

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FY15 A-133 Audit in the books!

We recently completed our FY15 A-133 Audit covering the major programs of Research & Development (R&D) and Student Financial Aid. We received an unmodified opinion with no findings, material weaknesses, or significant deficiencies in internal controls; this is terrific news, and I want to thank everyone who played a part in helping us complete this […]

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The Division of Finance Welcomes Bill Lambert as its new Assistant Vice President

On January 13, 1026, the Division of Finance announced William (Bill) Lambert as the new Assistant Vice President for the Finance: Grants and Contracts (FGC) department (Formerly, the Office of Grants and Contracts, OGCA) . Bill assumed his new responsibilities in FGC on February 1, 2016.   Bill has 25 years of experience with Emory, most […]

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Finance: Grants and Contracts Has a New Website

The Finance: Grants and Contracts Office is pleased to announce its new website. As many of you know, on September 1, 2015, the Division of Finance announced changes to its organizational structure including the Office of Grants and Contracts Accounting (OGCA). As a result of these changes, OGCA was re-branded under a new organization called […]

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Updated Policy: Accounting for Service Centers

Per the previous version of Policy 7.15 (Accounting for Service Centers), rate calculations for service centers were required to be submitted to our office for review and approval on an annual basis.  Effective November 23, 2015, we have updated our “Accounting for Service Centers” policy to reflect a change from annual to bi-annual rate calculation […]

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NEW! Compass Outreach Sessions

 Module:Workflow, WorkCenters and Training Plan     Registration links will be posted on the website in early December. Compass Insight Newsletter will be available in early December. Make sure that you are on the ListServ.

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