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Expenditure Controls - additional approvals

Given the impact to the University’s budgeted revenue, arising from the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, the University has implemented a number of spending controls.  Prior to engaging a contractor or consultant, you will need to obtain the relevant approvals as per below.

Who Approval required by: Applies to:
Consulting companies with multiple staff Executive Dean or Division Head prior to submitting Requisition

Discretionary Funded Projects only:

10 – General University Funds
11 – Consulting (Individuals)
13 – Discretionary Research Activity
14 – Strategic Initiatives
15 – General Operating (HEFA)
17 – Co-contribution to Tied Funds
18 -  Residual Research Funds

Contractors (referred to as Contracts for Service on HR website) - Individuals, Partnerships, Trusts or Companies with one or two staff.

Branch Head / Head of School / FED to email CFO@adelaide.edu.au directly. For academic related roles, Executive Dean support will need to be evidenced.

  • The CFO will review all exceptional requests for professional staff appointments and will either reject the request or make a recommendation in support of the request to the Chief Operating Officer for a final decision.
  • The DVCR will review all exceptional requests for academic staff appointments and will make a recommendation in support of, or declining, the request to the Acting Vice-Chancellor for a final decision.

Refer HR website for details

Discretionary Funded Projects only:

10 – General University Funds
11 – Consulting (Individuals)
13 – Discretionary Research Activity
14 – Strategic Initiatives
15 – General Operating (HEFA)
17 – Co-contribution to Tied Funds
18 -  Residual Research Funds

Procurement
Address

Finance & Procurement Services
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: +61 8 8313 3414
F: +61 8 8313 4350
finprosupport@adelaide.edu.au