University Financial Services, led by the University Controller, oversees the day-to-day financial management and accounting functions of the University, and provides treasury, accounting, financial reporting, payroll, tax, purchasing, and payment services. UFS also ensures that campus financial system users comply with all University fiscal policies, procedures, and internal controls; external fiscal rules, regulations, and statutes; and generally accepted accounting principles.
University Financial Services ensures the fiscal integrity of the University and its assets while providing the highest quality fiscal services to our diverse and dynamic campus community, in support of academic excellence. We strive as a team to provide reliable, relevant information to our internal and external constituencies in a timely fashion, in an ethical and professional manner.
This mission will be accomplished through the prudent guidance and management of the University’s resources and services, appropriate levels of internal controls, excellence in technology and innovation, leadership, and spirited teamwork.
Cost Accounting Services - 222E Waterman
Cost Accounting Services provides primary oversight and support services for the following: effort management and reporting, University cost accounting standards (direct vs. indirect), rate development and negotiations with the federal government, the annual space and equipment inventory, and movable equipment stewardship.
|Michael Meunier||Assistant Controller||656-1375||222E Waterman|
|Dawn Caffrey||Senior Cost Accountant||656-1336||221T Waterman|
|Reiko Choiniere||Data Specialist||656-1482||221S Waterman|
Disbursement Center - 23 Mansfield Avenue
|Susan Sobczak||Disbursement Support Specialist||656-9803|
|Accounts Payable Team|
|Lisa Keefe||Accounts Payable Team Lead||656-4196|
|Mary Ann Crowley||Accounts Payable Specialist (Vendors A-F, W-Z)||656-1197|
|Carol Barrows||Accounts Payable Specialist (Vendors G-O, numeric names)||656-3578|
|Kandi Chastaine||Supplier Maintenance Specialist||656-1199|
|Laurie Teator||Accounts Payable Specialist (Vendors P-V)||656-1384|
|Holly LeBlanc||PurCard Team Lead||656-1300|
|Joanne Cheng||PurCard Specialist||656-1198|
|Lori Laquerre||PurCard Specialist||656-0885|
|Becky Maglaris||PurCard Specialist||656-1214|
|Ann Naylor||PurCard Specialist||656-1215|
|Travel & Expense Team|
|Tiffany Barker Cook||Travel & Expense Team Lead||656-0820|
|John Dorris||Travel & Expense Specialist||656-4368|
|Vacant||Travel & Expense Specialist||656-0875|
|Kyle Wentzel||Travel & Expense Specialist||656-3226|
Financial Reporting & Accounting Services - 333 Waterman
Financial Reporting & Accounting Services is responsible for producing the University of Vermont’s financial statements, which present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the University in conformity with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). FRAS oversees the accounting and reporting for the University's investments, petty cash funds, and administers non-sponsored/non-student accounts receivables.
|Lindsey Donovan||Assistant Controller||656-1335||333 Waterman|
|Sharon Bergeron||AR/Billing Specialist||656-1477||221R Waterman|
|Patty Dubie||Senior Staff Accountant||656-2715||333 Waterman|
|Renee Hunt||General Accounting Manager||656-9865||333 Waterman|
|Malik Sevlic||Reconciliation & Petty Cash Specialist||656-7360||333 Waterman|
|Marie Tiemann||Endowment Accountant||656-2214||333 Waterman|
Payroll & Tax Services - 237 Waterman
The Payroll Services team provides support for UVM faculty, staff, and student employees in navigating the payroll process while ensuring compliance with local, state and federal agencies’ laws and regulations. Payroll Services implements and ensures the minimum wage standard within PeopleSoft, monitors time submission and approvals for non-exempt employees to ensure FLSA compliance, and processes overtime and comp time exceptions accurately and timely.
The Tax Services team remits payroll tax withholding and prepares associated federal, state and local tax filings; manages the University’s nonresident alien tax compliance program; coordinates sales and use tax reporting; and compiles the University’s unrelated business income tax return.
|Penny Cayia||Payroll & Tax Services Director||656-6600|
|Robin Coletta||Payroll Process Specialist||656-6600|
|Cara Dunn||Payroll Co-Team Lead||656-6600|
|Lani Isabelle||Payroll Process Specialist||656-6600|
|Lynne LaBonte||Payroll Process Specialist||656-6600|
|Michael Niemann||Payroll Process Specialist||656-6600|
|Katrina Preiss||Distribution Analyst||656-6600|
|Melanie Rodjenski||Tax Administrator||656-6600|
|Julia Sukhanova||Tax Analyst||656-6600|
|Julia Vafias||Payroll Co-Team Lead||656-6600|
Purchasing Services - 205 Waterman
Purchasing Services focuses on strategic sourcing and leveraging UVM’s purchasing power to reduce costs for University departments. In addition, this office is responsible for purchase order processing, Requests for Proposal (RFP) management, and contract review.
|Marie Bouffard||Purchasing & Contracting Specialist||656-8281|
|Deborah Harvey||Purchasing & Contracting Specialist||656-8259|
|Julie MacDonald||Purchasing & Contracting Specialist||656-1381|
|Wendy Spargo||Contract Analyst||656-3035|
Treasury Services - 220 and 333 Waterman
Treasury Services manages the University’s banking relationships; monitors daily depository account activity; oversees the recording of cash receipts to general ledger; supports issuance of new debt; and facilitates payment of debt service to, and drawdown of capital project funds from, bond trustee, as well as post-issuance bond compliance.
|Bonnie Cormier||Director||656-2236||333 Waterman|
|Jennie Keenan||Treasury Management Professional||656-1309||220 Waterman|
|Patti Kvam||Cashier||656-1311||220 Waterman|
|Trinka Parker||Cashier||656-1310||220 Waterman|
|Michelle Taylor||Senior Treasury Professional||656-3223||333 Waterman|