Staff Financial Activities

Finance Fundamentals

Finance Fundamentals

Need-to-know basics for all financial activities:

Chart of Accounts
Authority: Signature and Financial

Buying and Paying

Buying and PayingPurchasing goods and services, and processing invoices

Reimbursement/Expense Reporting

Reimbursement/Expense Reporting Getting reimbursed for business and travel expenses


TravelTravel resources, procedures, and policies

Payroll for Employees

Payroll for EmployeesReporting your time, leave, and getting paid by Stanford University

Payroll Administration

Payroll AdministrationPayroll administration tasks and resources for department administrators and supervisors

Cash Handling & Deposits

Cash Handling and DepositsProcessing revenue and depositing receipts

Budget Management

Budget ManagementStanford's budget process and related policy and resources

Credit Card Merchant Services

Credit Card Merchant ServicesBecoming a credit card merchant, accepting credit card payments and ensuring compliance

Tax Compliance @ Stanford

icon for Tax Compliance at StanfordUniversity tax policy, standards, and practices