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Financial Reporting is dedicated to providing timely and accurate financial information for external reporting and analysis to support decision-making within
the University.

The Fixed Assets Department ensures that the University’s physical assets are recorded and safeguarded in compliance with the University’s policies and third party requirements.

University Accounting Services (UAS) is responsible for reconciling and analyzing balance sheet accounts and for the day-to-day operations of processing departmental journal entries, wires, and remote check deposits. The mission of UAS is to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the accounting data in GW's Oracle financial system.

Grants & Contracts Accounting Services (GCAS) is responsible for sound financial management of sponsored project funds and supporting the financial reporting and invoicing requirements of sponsors.  Responsibilities also include compliance functions to support the annual Single Audit and various sponsor audits.

Procurement and Travel Services is responsible for the university’s procurement of goods and services. It accomplishes this by offering multiple methods of purchasing items via the iBuy+ system, Oracle requisitions, or use of a P-Card. Procurement also oversees the physical handling and delivery of certain centrally stocked goods and materials.

The Systems, Analytics, & Insights Group (SAIG) provides end-to-end business technology solutions and related services to various units across the Finance Division to help better support GW departments.

The Tax Department's mission is to ensure that the university is in compliance with federal, state and local tax laws, and to develop and enforce appropriate policies and procedures in order to meet its compliance requirements and protect the university's tax-exempt status.