Electronic Check Requisition or eCHECK Request is a form located within UMeNet used to request checks for payments to vendors and University of Miami employees for petty cash funds. eCHECK Request aids in electronic submission and approval of check requests reducing the time taken to produce a check and reducing mail delays. Users are able to track the status of the document throughout the approval process. eCHECK Requests are not used for services as those need to go through the purchasing system.
Petty Cash Fund is a cash advance made to a full-time University employee for the purpose of conveniently making small purchases of goods and services in accordance with University policy and procedures. Petty cash funds are requested through the submission of an eCheck in UMeNet.
- Opening a Petty Cash Fund Account: To establish a new Petty Cash fund, an eCheck will need to be submitted in the name of the custodian, charging the petty cash receivables account 011121-1131.
The request must be accompanied by the following completed forms:
- Replenishing Petty Cash Funds: Submit an eCheck for petty cash replenishment.
- Transfering a Petty Cash Fund: The new custodian must send Disbursements the Transfer of Petty Cash Fund Memorandum along with forms required under Opening a Petty Cash Fund Account.
- Closing a Petty Cash Fund: To close the fund, you will need to:
The IDR plus any cash deposit must total the petty cash fund amount.
Send the IDR with the receipts attached, and the Cash Deposit Receipt to the Disbursements Office:
Disbursements, attn. Petty Cash Manager Gables One Tower, Suite 400 Locator code: 2942 Coral Gables Campus