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Financial and Administrative Services

Financial Services

The Office of Financial Services exists to protect and promote the financial interests of AUM by:

  • Overseeing procurement and payables
  • Performing budget development and monitoring
  • Creating financial reporting
  • Managing contract and grants activities
  • Performing other general accounting functions
Financial and Administrative Services

Financial Reports

As AUM is a division of Auburn University, AUM’s financial statement information is presented in the consolidated audited financial statements of Auburn University. In the Table of Contents, please find AUM’s financial reports in Unaudited Divisional Statements.

Quick Reference

This guide is an alphabetical listing of various AUM forms, policies, guides, codes, and other resources administered or governed by Financial and Administrative Services for quick reference.

Accounting Services

Functions include University budget, FOAPAL, System Entries, Monthly Reports, Property Services, Tax Compliance, Financial Reports and Month-end and Year-end reports.

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Contracts and Grants

The Contracts and Grants Accounting office ensures the University’s transactions comply with federal and state law, university policies and generally accepted accounting principles.

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Doing Business with AUM

AUM’s Financial Services Office works with vendors to provide the highest quality goods and services for the best value to the University.


Learn about vendor vouchers, the University purchasing card program, eVouchers and paper vouchers for travel, and more.

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Procurement of goods and services require compliance with various laws and University policies. Consult this page prior to entering into any procurement agreements/contracts.

Risk Management & Insurance

Risk management, insurance coverage, and Certificate of Insurance (COI) requirements for AUM are governed by the same policies and procedures as Auburn University.

Financial Services

Meet Our Team

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Laura Gray

Sourcing Manager
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Lori Higdon

Senior Financial Associate
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Samar Khan

Senior Accountant - Special Projects
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Beau Perry

Assistant Controller
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Margaret Randall

Procurement and Contract Coordinator
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Claudia Smith

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Gabi Wessinger

Accounting Manager
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Christopher White

Assistant VC of Finance & Controller
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