Expense overview

The Payments and Expense Accounting group within Finance is responsible for the recording, payment, and control of the University’s non-salary expenses in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, established guidelines, University policy and sound business practices.  This includes both reimbursements and direct invoice payments.

Specific guidance related to expenses are located on the Finance Resources website (WatIAM credentials required to log in).

Resources include:

Suppliers can email their invoices directly to Accounts Payable to apinvoices@uwaterloo.ca.  Invoices should include some reference to the Purchase Order number (if applicable) and/or department/contact name so that the invoice can be appropriately routed for approvals once it has been entered into our system.