Contingent Checking Accounts

Accounts used to pay authorized vendors by check when the purchasing card (P-Card) cannot be used and when the Accounts Payable process is not an option.


Contingent Checking Accounts are generally used by departments with rural locations throughout the state to pay authorized vendors by check. A Custodian, Reconciler, and Signers are required.

Common Tasks

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Open a contingent checking account

To open a contingent checking account, follow 200.3- Contingent Checking Account Procedure.

Use the following forms and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) to open a contingent checking account:

You will need to use the NR Number Generator tool to generate a unique number for your new contingent checking account.

Access NR Number Generator

Maintain a contingent checking account

To maintain a contingent checking account, follow 200.3 – Contingent Checking Account Procedure for the main tasks.

Use the following forms to maintain a contingent checking account:

In addition, the following tasks may need to be completed at times:

Increase or decrease the authorized amount of a contingent checking account

Increase or decrease the check limit on a contingent checking account

Add or remove a Signer(s) on a contingent checking account

Order checks for a contingent checking account

Change a custodian for a contingent checking account

Change a reconciler for a contingent checking account

Change the name of a contingent checking account

Change the mailing address on the bank statement of a contingent checking account

Change US Bank SinglePoint access

Close a contingent checking account

To close a contingent checking account, follow 200.3 – Contingent Checking Account Procedure.

Use the following forms to close a contingent checking account:

Contact

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Financial Information Management
21 North Park Street, Suite 6201
Madison, WI 53715

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Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx