Accounts Payable (AP) verifies and pays vendor invoices. All international vendor invoices are sent to International Finance for verification and processing in collaboration with AP.
Reimbursements and Refunds
While international faculty, staff and student reimbursements are processed centrally by Accounts Payable, International Finance assists in resolving issues related to international faculty, staff and student reimbursements. IF collaborates with AP and Student Accounts to initiate and process international refunds.
International Finance coordinates international sponsor invoices before issuance. IF ensures compliance with varying tax laws and regulations based on sponsor location.
Employees working in foreign locations may have unique payroll implications depending on the laws and regulations of the foreign country and additional benefits that may be provided to employees working abroad. These implications may impact both the university and the individual and must be administered by the HR Service Center.
International Finance, the HR Service Center and Human Resources work together to ensure compliance with foreign labor laws.
Visit the HR Service Center website for all domestic payroll services.
Procurement Services provides the university buying community with the information, processes and tools to make effective buying decisions while meeting compliance obligations.
International Finance manages procurement-related activities for university international initiatives. These activities include purchase orders, university cards, internal campus purchases and contracting in coordination with the University Contracts Office (UCO). International Finance can procure in all ledgers.
Visit the Procurement Services website for all domestic procurement services.
Mailing and Shipping (Qatar Campus Only)
International Finance offers business, personal and relocation shipping services to the Qatar campus for all CMU-Qatar (CMU-Q) employees. This may include textbooks, university store purchases, inter-campus mail, personal belongings and purchases, as well as regular mail/magazine subscriptions via the USPS.
- How to Ship Packages/Mail to Qatar
- International Mailing and Shipping Guidelines [.pdf]
- International Mailing and Shipping Checklist [.pdf]
Travel (Qatar Campus Only)
International Finance offers CMU-Q employees full support and services for business-related travel by supplying information and travel requirements for CMU/CMU-Q travelers to Qatar.