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

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.

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 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. 

Enter shipping, handling, discounts and tax exactly as listed on the invoice.

If there is no tax listed on the invoice, enter $0 in the sales tax line.

ARIBA has built-in functionality to check for Use Tax. DO NOT calculate Use Tax and enter it in the sales tax line. Doing so will pay the sales tax directly to the supplier, who did not invoice for it.

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. 

Add the amount listed on the invoice.

ARIBA will automatically calculate the correct tax rate, based on the delivery address you entered on the first page, and charge the appropriate tax to your budget.

If the supplier billed less than the current tax rate, they will receive payment for the amount of tax that they invoiced. The remaining amount will be paid to the State of Washington as Use Tax.

If the supplier billed more tax, ARIBA will short-pay the invoice to the correct tax rate and only that amount will be paid to the supplier.

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?

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)
  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.

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.

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).

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.

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

Check the Supplier Search Report in the Procurement Desktop Reports to determine if the supplier is registered in the vendor database. 

No. Effective 11/1/2013, equipment purchases are not allowed using the Non-PO Invoice or eReimbursement modules of Ariba. M&E object codes will still be visible in these modules, but they should not be selected. If M&E codes are used, the transaction will be rejected to the department. Eventually, the M&E codes will be completely removed from these two modules of Ariba to eliminate confusion.