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Fiscal Year End 2022 Reminders

August 18, 2022

As we conclude Fiscal Year 2022, visit the Northwestern Fiscal Year End website for important information, including key dates, task reminders and contacts. The website also includes a webinar presentations and corresponding presentation slides. We have also highlighted some key dates related to Procurement and Payment Services:


August 31

September 1

September 9

Corporate Card

It is extremely important that Corporate Card transactions be reconciled prior to the end of the fiscal year. Pulling transactions and putting them onto an expense report is not enough; all receipts must be attached and the expense report must be submitted and fully approved as soon as possible. Important year-end dates for the Corporate Card Program are:

Before August 26

September 8

September 9-11

Accounts Payable

August 31

September 1-9

September 1

September 6

September 7

September 9

Helpful Cognos Reports

For assistance locating or running the Open Encumbrance Report or Match Exception Report, contact the Northwestern Support Center by dialing 847.491.4357. If you have questions regarding the necessary steps to remove a PO on your department’s Open Encumbrance Report or Match Exception Report, contact Procurement at

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