How do I determine my department’s cost object approver?

In IRIS, there can be multiple department head approvers, while in Concur there can only be one.   IRIS transaction “ZAPPS_RPT - Approver Responsibilities Report” can be used to see the department head approvers in IRIS. 

If there is only one approver, then that is the one who will be the cost object approver in Concur.  When there are multiple IRIS approvers, the approver with the most recent effective date will be selected as the cost object approver. 

In the example below for the Treasurer’s Office, you can see that the effective date for Mark Paganelli is the most recent effective date, 12/03/2019.  Therefore, Mark will be the cost object approver in Concur.

If the approver with the most recent effective date is not the correct approver for Concur, the department can email travel@tennessee.edu to have the approver’s effective date set to the current date.  If the correct approver is not in the list already, the department must use IRIS transaction “ZSEDEPTAUTH000 - Departmental Authorization Request” to add the new approver.

Details

Article ID: 132662
Created
Mon 4/19/21 9:49 PM
Modified
Mon 4/19/21 11:11 PM
Environment
Travel/Concur