Presentation on theme: "Cardholder Training Program Materials Management"— Presentation transcript:
1 Cardholder Training Program Materials Management UT-Pan AmericanProcurement CardCardholder Training ProgramMaterials Management
2 What Is the Procurement Card (Procard)? The Procard is a MasterCard which gives cardholders the freedom and authority to make small-dollar purchases without the assistance of Purchasing, an alternative to the Small Purchase Order Program.
3 What Does It Do?Reduces time and paperwork required to purchase low-dollar itemsSpeeds up payment to vendorsHelps departments purchase goods/services online and/or from vendors who will not accept PO’sExpedites receipt/delivery of goods and services
4 Authorization of Procard Program Texas Administrative Code Title 34, Part 1, Chapter 5, Subchapter E, Rule §5.57Texas Government Code, §The University of Texas Board of Regents Rules and Regulations Series 10501The University of Texas System Administrative Rules Series 22601UTPA Handbook of Operating Procedures, Section
5 Program ContactsNorma Dryer Extension: 7021 Program Administrator/ Director of Materials ManagementCris Muñoz Extension: 7191 Program Assistant , Materials ManagementAna Salinas Extension: 5368 Accounts Payable, Office of the Comptroller
6 What Will You Learn? Guidelines for Procard How to use the Procard Unacceptable uses of the ProcardHow to resolve disputed chargesHow to reconcile your monthly statements Procurement Program Manual, https://portal.utpa.edu/utpa_main/dba_home/comptroller_home/materials_home/procard_home
7 Guidelines for Procard Complete the application form for each Cardholder (http://dba.utpa.edu/forms/#MM_index).One University account per ProcardCardholder must be full-time employee with department requesting card.Separation of duties for Cardholder, Project Manager, and Reconciler.Cardholder, Reconciler, Project Manager, and Department Head must receive Procard training before card will be issued and complete training once a year thereafter through the University’s Training Post.Spending Limits:Maximum Single Purchase Limit: $1,000Spending Limit Per Billing Cycle: $5,000Procard to be used only for authorized purchases as indicated in HOP Policy and Program Manual.
8 Unacceptable Uses for Procard (Many will reject at the point of sale) Alcoholic BeveragesAmmunitionAnimalsAny items or services prohibited by UTPA policy and/or state lawCash advancesCash handling itemsConsulting servicesControlled substancesFuelGifts and gift certificates, donations, contributions & scholarshipsItems for personal useItems or services required to be provided by University departmentsPostageProfessional ServicesPurchases from University employeesPurchases requiring signature of vendor agreements or contractsReimbursements to employeesTickets for events required to be delivered to Office of ComptrollerTravel ExpensesDonationsFines
9 Unacceptable Uses - Continued Controlled Assets with a value of $500 to $4, (computers, printers, fax machines, scanners, stereo systems, cameras, etc.).Hazardous materials require review and approval from the Department of Environmental Health & Safety.Membership Dues are not allowed but registration fees can be purchased (Please state on Oracle Travel Requisition that you used Procard).Prohibited purchases on State FundsFlowers, floral arrangements, and plantsFood and EntertainmentGrants & Contract AccountsRefreshments/FoodEntertainmentDonationsFines
10 Project Manager’s Responsibility Assign individual cardholder spending limits.Issue Procard to cardholder.Maintain control of Procards.Approve Procard purchases.Assure compliance with Program Procedures.Ensure sufficient funds are available.Approve monthly Procard Reconciliation statements.Submit inventory certification to the Program Administrator semi-annually.Maintain required documentation in a central location for current fiscal year and three prior years.
11 Cardholder’s Responsibility Secure card when in your possession.Comply with University Policy and Program Manual.Use for “official UTPA business only”. (No personal purchases)Don’t use for unacceptable purchases.Record purchases in Procard Transaction Log.Turn in receipts to Reconciler with Monthly Transaction Log.
12 Reconciler’s Responsibility Collect Monthly transaction logs and all supporting documentation from Cardholder.Perform reconciliation within 7 days of the closing date of the Billing Cycle (usually the 5th of each month).Review purchases for any unauthorized transactions and report to Project Manager.Maintain all Procard records for Project Manager.Assure a Expense Report is completed and signed by Reconciler, Project Manager and Department Head (if different than Project Manager).
13 How to Make a PurchaseObtain permission from Project Manager to make purchase.Verify with Project Manager that budgeted account has sufficient funds available.Make sure that purchase is an allowed purchase and does not have restrictions:PrintingTexas Industries of Blind & Handicap (TIBH) ComplianceState ContractUnacceptable UsesIdentify the supplierSCPA Vendor Status Check on purchases over $500. https://cpafmprd.cpa.state.tx.us/tpis/servlet/TPISReports?reptId=wrntHolObtain Pricing from supplier (include shipping, handling, postage, etc.)
14 Completing the Purchase Ensure that total amount of purchase will not exceed Procard limit.Make the purchase by providing supplier with card information.University’s Tax Exemption StatusInform supplier that all goods must be shipped to Central Receiving with the following information:Cardholder’s name Procard Purchase Campus AddressCentral Receiving 1407 East Freddy Gonzalez Edinburg, TexasRequest a order confirmation from vendor.Record your purchase in the transaction log, Sample Transaction Log
15 Receiving Procard Purchases Central Receiving will receive goods and deliver to person addressed on shipping label.Cardholder must inspect all goods upon receipt.The Cardholder is responsible to work with supplier to correct any problems with the purchase.If items need to be returned, Central Receiving will provide assistance.
16 How To Resolve Disputes Cardholder will contact the supplier and try to resolve the dispute directly.Disputes on taxes must be handled by the Cardholder.If you cannot resolve matters with the supplier, complete a “Statement of Disputed Item” form and send it to JP Morgan/Chase Bank.
17 Reconciliation of Procard Statement Use JP Morgan/Chase Bank Smart Data Online (SDOL) for reconciliation.Reconciler must provide the following information on SDOL for each purchase:Object Codes – Expenditure TypeTIBH ExemptionPurpose of PurchaseState Vendor ID (if known)
19 Lost or Stolen Cards Report lost or stolen cards immediately to: JP Morgan Chase:Program AdministratorReport will be made to Internal Auditor and State Auditor’s OfficeUniversity PoliceDepartment is responsible for all charges prior to notification of lost/stolen cards.
20 Other Considerations End-of-Fiscal Year Considerations Excess ObligationsPrintingWaiver from University Print Shop/Relations Office, UTPA Handbook of Operating Procedures, Section LTechnology PurchasesHistorically Underutilized Businesses (HUB)Split Purchases not allowedTransfer of Cardholders
21 Card TerminationA Procard may be terminated if one of the following condition occurs:Cardholder terminates employment with UniversityUnauthorized use of the ProcardInsufficient funds for Procard purchasesPurchase of prohibited itemsFailure to follow Procard procedures or to comply with State rules and/or University purchasing policies and procedures
22 Billing, Payment, and Account Distribution A summary bill will be mailed to the Accounts Payable Office.Accounts Payable will electronically pay the summary bill in full after the account is reconciled.Charges for the summary bill will be applied to the appropriate budget account.
23 Procard Security & Compliance Steps Periodic audits will be conducted on individual cards by Program Administrator and University Internal Audits.Project Manager must retrieve documentation upon request and send to Program Administrator.
24 How to use SDOLProgram Administrator will set up username and initial password for use on SDOL.Using Internet browser, login in to JP Morgan/Chase SDOL website, (http://sdol.jpmorganchase.com/Screen/Login)
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