Check Register Worksheet

Check Register Worksheet

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Instructions

  • When using the check register, complete the top portion with the requested information.
  • The DATE column is the date the check was written.
  • The CHECK # column is for the check number, if applicable.
  • After the check has cleared the bank, place an “X” in the STATUS OF CHECK column. If a stop payment is placed on a check, place an “S” in the STATUS OF CHECK column. If a check is voided, place a “V” in the STATUS OF CHECK column.
  • Record the check recipient or vendor’s name in the PAYEE REFERENCE column. For research participants, we recommend using unique participant numbers or initials to keep names confidential. For vendors, we need their complete name.
  • Reminder: Contingent bank accounts need to submit receipts along with the check register for replenishment.
  • Reminder: Custodian Funds for research participant studies, such as replenishable bank accounts and temporary funds, need to maintain participant logs at site and obtain W-9’s per Policy 103 – Payments to Research Participants.

Custodian Fund Request Form

This form is used to request custodian funds for Human Subjects Studies, Change Fund and Petty Cash.

A form used to request custodian funds for Human Subjects Studies, Change Fund and Petty Cash.


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Steps to take to complete the Custodian Fund Request Form

  1.  Fill in the top row of the Custodian Fund Request Form. Based on your budget form, enter a positive amount for the total of the request. Enter the Account, Fund, Dept ID, Prog. (Program), Project you want these expenditures to be charged to.
  2. Enter unique 7-digit Custodian Fund ID from original Custodian Fund Request Form. All custodian funds will start with NR, followed by the unique 7-digit Custodian Fund ID.
  3. Put an “X” in the “Type of Custodian Fund Request” section (i.e. Research Participant Study, Petty Cash or Change Fund.)
  4. Ensure that the IRB number is entered into the “IRB Approval No” box.
  5. Fill in the Start Date and End Date of the study under the “Time Period” section.
    1. For Temporary Request mark “X” 3 months or less.
    2. For Replenishable Bank Account mark “X” 1 year or greater
  6. Fill in the custodian name and check payable information. Check payable will be the custodian of the study. Fill in the building name, address, city, and state underneath the custodian name and check payable lines.
  7. Leave the “Deliver To” box empty unless it is different than the Custodian Address.
  8. Complete the “For additional information call” and “Phone” section.
  9. Under the “Description/Itemized Budget” section, provide a description of how the advance will be used. Fill in the Research Participant Study title, IRB Approval No., IRB Begin Date, IRB End Date, and provide a description of the project. If the operation is a Petty Cash Fund, provide a description of the operation under the respective section. If the operation is a Change Fund, provide a description of the operation under the respective section.
  10. In the “Amount” section enter the amount of the advance that will be used for the operation.
  11. Form is signed by the custodian.

Department/Unit

  1. Verify information on Steps 1-11.
  2. Department approver signs custodian fund accounting form.
  3. File original documents in department.
  4. Send copy(s) to the Dean’s/Division Office for approval.

Custodian/Department

Keep a copy of Custodian Fund Request Form along with the Custodial Fund Agreement for internal records.

Dean/Director’s Office

Keep a copy of Custodian Fund Request Form along with the Custodian Fund Agreement for internal records. Send original documents to Cash Management, 21 N. Park Street, Suite 6101.


Policy & Procedure

Custodian Fund Policy


Contact

cstdnfnd@bussvc.wisc.edu

Custodian Fund Agreement Form

Use this form to request custodian funds for human subject studies, change funds, petty cash and contingent bank accounts. All Custodian Agreement must be completed by the Custodian and approved by the Department and Dean's Office before the advance is sent onto Cash Management for processing. All agreements must have a Custodian Fund Request Form and Custodian Fund Budget Information Form attached with this agreement.

Use this form to request custodian funds for human subject studies, change funds, petty cash and contingent bank account.


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Instructions

Custodian Funds are advanced only to authorized, permanent UW employees. The Custodian Funds are issued for a specific purpose and may not be used for any other purpose than expressed on the Custodian Fund Request Form.

All Custodian Funds must be reconciled monthly to authorized advance levels and properly accounted for within 30 days of the end of the advance period.

All Custodian Funds require, quarterly reporting, regardless of activity, to ensure advance leves are maintained by using the Custodian Fund Accounting Form.

Top paragraph: Fill in the dollar amount of the Custodian Fund and enter the same amount in the Custodian Fund Request Form. Enter begin and end dates of the Custodian Fund Request. Enter the Custodian Fund reference number which agrees with the Custodian Fund Request Form.

Individual Custodian Agreement paragraph: Enter the custodian name and ensure it agrees with the Custodian Fund Request Form. Include in this section, the Custodian telephone number, and the Custodian e-mail. The Custodian must sign and date this Custodian Fund Agreement before it can be reviewed for approval and processed.

Department Agreement paragraph: Filled in the Department name,.

Bottom section of this agreement:

Print Name (Department Representative): Filled in with the name of the department representative.

Telephone Number (Department Representative): Fill in with the telephone number of the department representative.

E-mail (Department Representative): Fill in with the e-mail address of the department representative.

Signed (Department Representative): This section must be signed and dated by the department representative.

Signed (Dean/Director): This section must be signed and dated by the Dean/Director.

Custodian/Department

Keep a copy of the Custodian Fund Agreement along with the Cash Fund Request Form for internal records.

Dean/Director’s Office

Keep a copy of the Custodian Fund Agreement along with the Cash Fund Request Form for internal records. Send original documents onto Cash Management, 21 N. Park St., Suite 6101, Madison, WI 53715.


Policy & Procedure

200 Custodian Funds Policy


Contact

cstdnfnd@bussvc.wisc.edu

 

Check Shred Confirmation Form

This memo is to inform Cash Management that all remaining checks for a Custodian Funds checking account have been disposed of by using a cross shredder or disposing of the checks in a confidential shred bin.

This memo is to inform Cash Management that all remaining checks for a Custodian Funds checking account have been disposed of by using a cross shredder or disposing of the checks in a confidential shred bin.


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Custodian Fund Accounting Form

Use this form to record and account for program expenditures related to the Custodian Fund Request. Expenses using the custodian funds must agree with the original purpose of the Custodian Fund Request.

Use this form to record and account for program expenditures related to the Custodian Fund Request.


Expenses using the custodian funds must agree with the original purpose of the Custodian Fund Request.

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