Mission and Vision|
Accounting & Budget Services Group
Group mission statement:
We support the mission of Columbia University by striving to provide excellent Accounting &
Budget Services to all members of the university’s research community.
Group vision statement:
Our actions reflect our values and enable us to consistently provide accurate, efficient, and timely
financial services, in a courteous manner, to all of our constituents.
The members of the Accounting & Budget Services team recognize that our primary constituents
are the faculty, and staff of Columbia University. We provide accurate and timely information that
includes appropriate and relevant analysis and conclusions. We fulfill our commitments and
follow-up appropriately to ensure satisfaction with the services we provide. We communicate
clearly and effectively. We continuously improve financial systems and processes. We have an
up-to-date web site that is informative and useful. Our policies, guidelines, and procedures are
well-reasoned, well known, understood, up-to-date, and easily accessible. We anticipate, think
creatively to find better ways, raise questions and issues, and recommend answers and solutions.
Team members are well informed and cross-trained in critical department functions. We
encourage individual team members to develop to their fullest potential.
|•||Comprehensive study budget preparation
|•||Develop fee schedules
|•||Conduct all levels of sponsor negotiations
|•||Billing for first time invoiceables and related annual renewals
|•||Bill and collect all WIRB fees, and coordinate payments to WIRB
|•||Collect all ordinate WIRB service payments
Our group values:
||Learning, knowledge, attaining goals, personal growth, financial security
||Trust, honesty, self-respect
||Collaboration, community, belonging, trust, common goals
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