Finance and Business Services Offices

Accounting and Financial Reporting

The West Chester University Accounting and Financial Reporting Department manages and records financial transactions according to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Key responsibilities include:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Year End Close
  • Fixed Assets Management
  • Grant Accounting

Bursar's Office

The Bursar's Office is responsible for student billing and collection. Key responsibilities:

  • Cash receipts
  • Payment Plans
  • Student Billing
  • Tuition and  Fees Calculation

Business Services

Business Services is part of the Finance and Business Services Division of the University. Key responsibilities include:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Construction Procurement
  • PCard Administration
  • Purchasing
  • University Post Office

Business Systems

Business Systems works to optimize business processes by promoting efficient and effective workflows and system designs. Key responsibilities:

  • Business System Documentation and Maintenance
  • Training


Payroll is dedicated team of professionals committed to paying university employees on-time and accurately. Key responsibilities include:

  • Dual Compensation
  • Faculty and Staff Payroll
  • Student Payroll
  • Time Off \ Leave Administration

Resource and Links

Audited Financial Statements

Employee Self Service Portal (Time Off, BI Reports)

Finance and Business Services Forms (Expense Transfers, New Fund Center Creation, Card Systems Enrollment)

Direct Deposit Information

Training (Offered via FAST Training)

Accounting Year End Guidance

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