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Procurement Card Program Cardholder Training Updated 3/27/2014.

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1 Procurement Card Program Cardholder Training Updated 3/27/2014

2 Activate Your Card Use the last 4 digits of your 700 number even though recording will ask for last 4 digits of your social security number

3 Billing Cycle Typically runs from the 16 th of the month through the 15 th of the following month Cardholder limit is refreshed with every new billing cycle

4 This is an individual card, not a department card. Do not share card Information.

5 Report Lost or Stolen Card Immediately Call 800-344-5696 Contact CMU Purchasing Department Your department is liable for any charges made before card is reported lost or stolen, not to exceed $50.00

6 Purchasing Goods & Services at Colorado Mesa University Purchases of $3,000 or less Use your Procard Reallocate in Access ® Online Purchases greater than $3,000 Contact purchasing for available options The Procard is the preferred method of payment for small dollar purchases. It is cost-effective for the University and provides individuals the ability to purchase directly for their campus departments.

7 Maintaining the security and integrity of the ProCard – US Bank will never e-mail you requesting personal or account information Knowing and following the Code of Ethics published by Colorado Mesa University Making purchase in compliance with the information set forth in the Procurement Card Program Handbook Cardholder Responsibilities

8 Making authorized purchases of allowable goods and services for your department Making sure all purchases are Tax Exempt Maintaining original source documentation for every transaction. Maintaining a Procard Order Log Cardholder Responsibilities

9 Resolving problems with a merchant Obtaining Approving Official signature for each billing cycle Reallocating transactions using Access ® Online within the time frame allotted Signing the Cardholder Agreement Form Cardholder Responsibilities

10 Selecting a Merchant Is there a State Price Agreement? Do they offer a discount for CMU? Do they accept Visa? Will they honor our Tax Exempt status? Ask yourself these questions:

11 Place your order via phone, fax, internet, mail or in-person – Use caution with internet orders as it is sometimes difficult for purchases to be tax exempt Give your name as it appears on the card Placing the Order

12 Give accurate delivery information – Your name needs to be on address label – Delivery address 1260 Kennedy Ave – Billing address 1100 North Ave We do not allow COD deliveries Placing the Order

13 Backorders cannot be charged to card until shipped – Cardholder must manage backorders Request itemized documentation – Description of item – Cost of item Placing the Order

14 Receive and Inspect Goods Inspect all goods IMMEDIATELY – If there is a problem contact merchant – Keep notes regarding resolution

15 Returns and/or Exchanges Make arrangements with merchant before shipping a return Merchant must credit return to Procard – Do not allow merchants to refund in check or cash In the case of an exchange merchant must refund original purchase and charge for new transaction Document details including name of person you spoke with and date

16 Disputes Try resolution with merchant directly first Formal disputes – Contact US Bank at 800-344-5696 – Use Access ® Online – Must be filed within 60 days – US Bank will credit account and investigate charge

17 Tracking Orders Procard Order Log is required – Each order must be logged – Helps with follow-up on late deliveries, order problems, partial shipments – Allows for a quick reallocation reference

18 Sample Order Log

19 Documentation Requirements Every transaction must have valid and complete source documentation from the merchant

20 Documentation Requirements Valid source documentation may be – A itemized receipt from the vendor – A packing slip from the delivery – Order forms for dues, subscriptions, registrations – An invoice showing credit card payment

21 Documentation Requirements Documentation must include – Vendor identification (name of vendor) – Date of purchase – Description and quantity of each item purchased – Per item cost if available from the vendor – Total cost of the order – Cardholder name or account number

22 Documentation Requirements If original documentation is lost contact merchant directly to provide replacement If merchant did not provide documentation contact them directly to provide it

23 Cardholder’s responsibility to maintain in an orderly format Maintain for Three Years When Leaving employment or termination records are to be delivered to the next level supervisor Procard Record Management

24 Approving Official Statement must be reviewed by designated Approving Official Approving Official must sign Order Log Approving Official signature must be obtained by the 15 th of the following month It is the cardholder’s responsibility to get Approving Official signature

25 Statement of Account Available to print in Access® Online Cardholder will receive e-mail notification from US Bank when available to print Cardholder must reconcile statement with order log and source documentation for each billing cycle

26 Transactions to Avoid Personal Purchases – Contact Accounts Payable Department immediately – Will be asked to reimburse CMU Unauthorized Purchases – Must have written authorization for purchases made for other departments Allowing someone else to use your card

27 Transactions to Avoid Flower and Gifts – Violates fiscal policy – Take up a collection and pay cash for this type of purchase Cash or Cash-like Transactions – Cash refunds for Procard purchases – Cash refund for sales tax adjustments – Gift Cards

28 Transactions to Avoid Split Purchases – Transaction split into two charges to circumvent card limits or purchase order requirements Furniture – Per State Statute must be purchased through Colorado Correctional Industries – Purchasing can assist with purchase

29 Transactions to Avoid Computers and Software – Must be pre-authorized by IT Department Rental Contracts – Venues for sporting events, shelters at area parks, studios for art exhibits, etc. – Contract must be signed by Andy Rodriguez

30 Merchants to Avoid Banks, ATM’s and Financial Institutions Dining Establishments – Taking staff, recruits, search candidates or others out to dinner Travel and Transportation – Airlines, taxi, shuttle, auto rental, hotel, Travel Agencies, etc.

31 Merchants to Avoid Vehicle and Automotive – Auto dealerships, auto parts store, fuel, etc. Entertainment Providers – Bars, cocktail lounges, nightclubs, movie theaters, sporting events, etc.

32 Must be brought to campus Requires an Official Function Form to be keep with Procard records Food Vendor Purchases

33 CMU uses a weighted point system Violations can be reported by anyone including Approving Officials, Program Administrators, auditors or the cardholders themselves Violation Notifications will become part of the cardholder’s employee record Violations and Consequences

34 Cardholders with 100 or more violation points will have their cards suspended for six months Cardholder will be required to complete Procard training prior to card reinstatement Violation points will be eliminated from the Cardholder’s record 2 years after violation point assessment Violations and Consequences

35 Card Abuse/Employee Fraud – 100 points Contract without authorized signature – 100 points Inappropriate purchase (as defined in the Procurement Card Program Handbook) -50 points Taxes charged – 15 points Violations and Consequences Purchasing Violations

36 Split purchases – 25 – 100 points Cash or cash like transactions – 100 points Unapproved Liquor purchase (see Official Function Policy 040104) – 50 points Travel/Travel related expenses – 25 points Sharing credit card number – 50 points Violations and Consequences Procard Specific Violations

37 Documentation failure (see Procurement Card Program Handbook) – 50 points Inadvertent personal purchase – 15 points Reallocation failure within prescribed timeframe – 15 points Failure to obtain Approving Official approval within prescribed timeframe – 25 points Violations and Consequences Procard Specific Violations

38 Audit Audits are selected at random If selected for Audit you must provide – ProCard Order Log – Statement of Account – All source documentation

39 Reallocating Transactions Transaction reallocation is how Procard transactions are “mapped” into Banner and your budget It is the cardholder’s responsibility to reallocate in a timely manner Transactions can be reallocated as soon as they are posted in Access ® Online

40 Reallocating Transactions You have 5 days following the close of the billing cycle to make sure all transactions for that billing cycle are reallocated. Once the 5 days have passed the transactions become locked and you will not be able to reallocate

41 Access ® Online

42 Thank You! Please sign the cardholder agreement

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