Accounting administers all cost objects and approves all financial documents for Office of Physical Plant to assure compliance with University policy. The unit also provides assistance with development of budget analysis reports, as well as financial reporting in working collaboratively to provide accurate and timely data for management decisions. Accounting also generates billings for all Physical Plant work related to maintenance, renovations and new construction.

21/22 Fiscal Year End – OPP Close Schedule




Accounting Office Responsibilities

Mary Wellar

Phone: 814-863-2354

Email: [email protected]

  • Petty cash
  • Create new task numbers
  • Abacus Financial support


Shelby Foster

Phone: 814-865-6910

Email: [email protected]

  • Customer billing email inquiries
  • Cash Sales - Utilities
  • Task billing
  • Updates cost objects and Financial Sponsors based on integration errors


Penny Aikey

Phone: 814-865-6907

Email: [email protected]

  • SIMBA - Non-PO invoice document processing


Emory McKenna

Phone: 814-865-7198

Email: [email protected]

  • SIMBA Super Users
  • Refuse/Recycling billing
  • OMPEC billing
  • Blue Bag Shredding billing
  • Purchasing card approver
  • Abacus Financial support
  • Service Garage purchasing card approver


Tracy Gunsallus

Phone: 814-865-6985

Email: [email protected]

  • Bank deposits
  • Cash Journal entry - SIMBA
  • Purchasing card approver
  • Pest Control charges
  • Service Garage billing


Bing Zhu

Phone: 814-865-6904

Email: [email protected]

  • Post material transfer invoices (MTI)
  • Purchasing card approver
  • Special projects - monitor/upload documents (EMF)
  • Copier management allocation


Jolene Kost

Phone: 814-863-0463

Email: [email protected]

  • Project billing
  • Update funding sources on projects
  • Contact for Purchase Order Change Forms (POCFs)
  • Provides monthly email communications regarding status of project/internal contracts
  • Cash sales - Incinerator
  • Print Room billing


People In Unit

Financial Assistant
(814) 865-6907
Financial Assistant
(814) 865-6910
Financial Assistant
(814) 865-6985
Financial Assistant
(814) 863-0463
Financial Coordinator
(814) 863-2354
Financial Assistant
(814) 865-7198