Payable Accounting

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Assistant Controller - Financial Services
Bryan Atkinson, CAPP
Vera McCulloh-Pratt

Senior Accounting Clerk
Maria Lynch
General Accounting Clerk
Barbara Abeare


Disbursement Checks

Disbursement checks are processed and available on Tuesdays and Fridays after 9:00 a.m. in the Campus Financial Services Center. Reimbursement requests must be received by 10:00 a.m. on Monday and Thursdays in order to be included in the next days check run.

Purchase Orders

Invoices received by departments should be forwarded to Maria Lynch, Senior Accounting Clerk, with signature approval for payment. Monthly statements are not acceptable unless supported by itemized invoices. Click here for Purchasing Policy

Small Value Purchase Orders

Small Value Purchase Order forms can be obtained from the Controller's Office. After Purchases, the Small Value Purchase Order and receipts need to be submitted to Accounts Payable. Click here for the Small Value Purchase Order Program Policy

Check Requisitions and Travel Expense Vouchers

Check Requisitions and Travel Expense Voucher Forms, along with paper documentation/receipts need to be submitted to Accounts Payable, for payment. Forms can be ordered through Central Stores. Click here for Check Requisitions Policy

Travel Advances

Travel advances are available to coaches for athletic team travel ONLY. All other requests need to be approved by the Accounts Payable Supervisor, Vera McCulloh-Pratt.

Petty Cash

Petty cash requests and receipts can be submitted to the Campus Financial Services Center for reimbursement. Petty Cash cannot be used for reimbursement of meals or food.

Exemption from Sales Tax

Saginaw Valley State University is exempt from the payment of State sales tax for the State of Michigan. Personal use of the University's tax number is prohibited. A sales tax exemption letter is available from Maria Lynch in the Controller's Office or from the Purchasing Department.

W-9 Form

Access and print the SVSU W9 Form (114kB).

Payable Accounts Departmental Summary

The primary mission of Payable Accounting is to ensure that vendors, staff, University departments and others are paid timely and accurately, and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and University requirements.