What is a Financial System Role?

Description - Read, Web Requisitioner, Web PO Approver, Budget Holder

Read access to a Cost Centre allows the user to view/read the information on a specified Cost Centre. Multiple users can have Read access to the Cost Centre.   

Users who require Read access should contact the Service Desk.  

Please note that email authorization from the Budget Holder is required.  Include the Cost Centre code and type of access required or removal of access.

Web Requisitioner (Approved Purchaser) role allows the user to raise requisitions against Cost Centers the user has Read access to.

  • Requisitions up to €500 are automatically approved and a PO is generated.
  • Requisitions over €500 and under €10,000 require workflow approval from the Web PO Approver
  • Requisitions over €10,000 and under €100,000 require workflow approval from the Budget Holder.

Note: multiple users can have Web Requisitioner access on a Cost Centre. 

Users who require Web Requisitioner access should contact the Service Desk

  • Please note that email authorization from the Budget Holder is required.  Include the Cost Centre code and type of access required or removal of access.

  • Procurement Policy Mandatory Requirement
    In line with the Procurement Policy requirements, Financial System Users are required to undertake the AH0027 FoundationCourse in order to be certified an “Approved Purchaser”.  Further information is available from the Procurement & Contracts Office, procure@nuigalway.ie 

Web PO Approver role allows the user to approve requisitions over €500 and under €10,000, against a specified Cost Centre. Only one user can be the Web PO Approver on a specified Cost Centre. 

Note: requisitions over €10,000 and under €100,000 require workflow approval from the Budget Holder.

Staff who require Web PO Approver access on a specified Cost Centre should contact the Service Desk

Please note that written (email) authorization from the Budget Holder is required.  Include the Cost Centre code and type of access required or removal of access.

The Budget Holder approves requisitions over  €10,000 and under €100,000. 

The Budget Holder must provide written (email) authorization when requesting any role access for users to their Cost Centre, stating the Cost Centre code and type of access required.

Requisitions over €100,000 require workflow approval by the Bursar** and/or relevant UMT member - see Procurement policy

Requests for change of Budget Holder should be directed to the Research Office / Management Accounts Office

The Research Group Web Requisitioner Role is used to grant users web requisitioner access to ALL of a Research Centre/Institutes’ Cost Centers. Go to Web Purchasing FAQ's for a full description of the Research Group Web Requisitioner Role.

* Cost Center can also be termed as Subaccount, Research Project or Budget.

** Where Bursar is relevant UMT member requisition is workflowed to EDO (other UMT member) for approval