Operations Division Business Office (ODBO) provides direct support to the Operations Division through Operating and Project Budgeting, Procurement and Payment Services, Maintenance and Project Cost Recovery and Utilities Cost Distribution and Forecasting.
Utilities vendor invoices are paid by Accounts Payable and the data is transferred to Energy Management for data entry into the Campus Billing system for cost distribution and data analysis. Once the monthly data is input, the Campus Bill is transferred to Business Office for billing out to our customers. The Business Office also works closely with Utilities, Planning and Administration and Energy Management to develop forecasting models for energy use and cost projections.
Budgeting in the Business Office is responsible for the development and tracking of annual operational budgets specific to day to day operations and for the establishment and reconciliation of project FOP's and costs. They are also responsible for the daily, monthly and as requested financial reports as requested by management and the Administration.
Procurement processes all requisitions for material support related to maintenance and project work, warehouse replenishment support and training registrations and licensing requirements.
Accounts Payable processes payment validation and submitable for all invoices related to Operations Division purchases. Accounts Receivable processes all cost recovery transactions and cost transfers for Operations Division.