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Financial Delegation

Your job position may require you to authorise expenditure on behalf of the University. This is referred to as Financial Delegation.

The University has a Schedule of Financial Delegations - this schedule is approved by University Council and provides delegated authority and expenditure limits for position holders.

Types of Financial Delegation include

  • Capital expenditure (including finance leases)
  • Operating Expenditure
  • Transferring budget between operating and capital expenditure
  • Expenditure of Carry Forward Balances
  • Establishment and Approval of Contracts
  • Budgeting

Related Policy and Procedures

Please take the time to become familiar with the policy and procedures relating to Financial Delegation

Further information about Financial Delegations

Finance One Helpdesk
Tel (03) 479 5554
Email finance.helpdesk@otago.ac.nz