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FLINDERS UNIVERSITY

Policy on the Authorisation of University Expenditure

Schedule of Expenditure Authorisations

 

 

Authorised Officer Prescribed limit per transaction* Restrictions Officers to whom expenditure authority can be sub-authorised Limit and scope of an Authorised Officers sub-authorisation
Chancellor $25,000 VC's expenses In accordance with Statute 2.2 the Deputy Chancellors and Secretary to Council and Vice-President (Strategic Finance & Resources) • up to $17,500; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility: and
• expenditure relating to travel
Vice-Chancellor $2 million No restriction Any officer of the University except those officers included on this Schedule. • up to $1.4M; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility
  >$2 million May authorise higher levels of expenditure where approval to expend funds has been given by Resources Committee or Council.
N/A
N/A
Vice-President (Strategic Finance and Resources) $1 million No restriction Officers for whom they have line management responsibility • up to $700,000; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility
  $2 million Payment of recurring services and utilities and payments required by legislation
N/A
N/A
  $25,000 Chancellor's expenses
N/A
N/A
Vice-President (Strategy & Planning)
$200,000 No restriction Officers for whom they have line management responsibility • up to $140,000; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility
Secretary to Council $25,000 Chancellor's expenses
N/A
N/A
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) $200,000 Expenditure related to area of responsibility Officers for whom they have (or share) line management responsibility. • up to $140,000; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Communities) $500,000 Expenditure related to area of responsibility Officers for whom they have (or share) line management responsibility. • up to $350,000; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) $500,000 Expenditure related to area of responsibility Officers for whom they have (or share) line management responsibility. • up to $350,000; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility
Executive Deans $200,000 Relevant Faculty funds Officers within their Cost Centre. • up to $140,000; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility
Pro Vice- Chancellor
(ICT Services)
$500,000 Expenditure related to area of responsibiltiy Officers for whom they have (or share) line management responsibility.
• up to $350,000; and
• expenditure relating to the Sub-Authorised Officer’s area of responsibility

* Note: The dollar limits prescribed in the Schedule, and in sub-authorisations made in accordance with this policy, are in Australian dollars and net of any GST credits which the University can claim back.