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MONITORING RESEARCH EXPENDITURES

Principal Investigator's Responsibility

  1. Maintain research accounts in good standing
  2. Review transactions monthly via eReports. Delegation of the account review does not release the grant or contract holder from responsibility for over expenditures.
  3. Reimburse inappropriate or disallowed expenditures as determined by Research Accounting per funding agency guidelines.

Research Accounting Responsibility

Distributes automated monthly e-mails to PI's updating them on the status of their cost centres as they relate to the following:

  1. Fund 500 cost centres in an overspent position with direction on how to resolve
  2. Available balances in all fund 500 cost centres
  3. Employee contracts that continue beyond the end date of the grant
  4. Overdue employee advances
  5. Research grants and contracts that are ending within 30, 60 and 90 days