Finance and Accounting

The Finance and Accounting Unit is responsible for administering the travel budget; monitoring and reconciling the student budget; monitoring and reconciling the Libraries' general, restricted and Foundation accounts; coordinating accounts expenditures and reimbursements; the Accounts Receivable and Payable functions for the Libraries and Copy Services.


Staff Directory:

Becky Wortham
Head, Finance and Accounting

Kay Altschul
Finance and Accounting Assistant

Peggy Ayers
Copy Services Assistant

Philip Burroughs
Accounts Receivable Assistant

Lesley Coffey
Foundation and Travel Associate Accountant

Jay Ergle
Copy Services Supervisor

Sarah Skipper
Associate Accountant


Copy Services:

Copy Services is available to assist Libraries' personnel with in-house copying and binding needs. Please contact Libraries Copy Services at or 542-7461.


Libraries State, Foundation, Restricted & Grant Accounts:

The Libraries Finance and Accounting Unit prepares annual budget documents, prepares employee personnel documents and budget amendments; analyzes and reconciles account expenditures and balances; pays expenses for various Libraries’ departments; and monitors and reviews Libraries' Foundation state, Restricted and Grant accounts and expenditures. Please contact Lesley Coffey or Sarah Skipper with questions regarding Libraries accounts.


Travel and Training:

Travel and training expenditures related to faculty and staff training and development is a joint responsibility between the staff/faculty member and the Libraries. Individual staff/faculty are expected to take some financial responsibility for their own growth in knowledge and skill and also to take the initiative in identifying courses, workshops, conferences, and other educational, professional, or skills-oriented opportunities. Faculty/staff professional development is supported by the University Libraries through funding and/or release time from employment responsibilities. Please contact Lesley Coffey or refer to the Libraries travel and funding webpage for additional information/instruction.


UGA Business Card Orders

Please contact Kay Altschul with questions regarding acquiring business cards or with the completion of the UGA Business Card Order Form.  Kay will ask you to complete the order form and submit it, via email, to her. Kay will then process your order, send you a proof and order the cards.