Job Openings in the Controller's Office

If you are interested in any of the open positions in the Controller's Office, follow the UCSF campus procedures to submit your application. We hope you will consider joining us!

  • Intermediate Service Team Member, Contracts & Grants Accounting

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    Under general supervision, the Intermediate Service Team Member, Contracts & Grants Accounting (CGA), develops and / or oversees research proposals, awards and / or transactions related to contract and grant management and maintains contract and grant records in compliance with institutional and research sponsor policies. Works on proposals of moderate scope such as single investigator NSF proposals where analysis of financial information or reports requires review of a variety of factors (e.g. budgets, salaries, expenses, etc.). Receives assignments on project basis and fully analyzes problems, gathers data and information, and recommends solutions. May be eligible for delegated signature authority. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or other authorized institutional official...[more]

  • CGA Accountant

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    The Accountant, Contracts & Grants Accounting (CGA), is independently responsible for providing customer-oriented, value-added post-award management services to UCSF Principal Investigators (PIs) and research administrators and university partners through: letter of credit management and accounting analysis of individual grants and contracts awarded by Federal, State, and private sponsors for the support of the San Francisco campus research enterprise...[more]

  • Accountant

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    The General Accounting / Financial Reporting section is a major unit of the Controller’s office. The General Accounting / Financial Reporting unit is responsible for reconciliation, reporting and account analysis. Included in these responsibilities are preparation of consolidated financial statements, maintenance of the chart of accounts, account reconciliations, variance and trend analysis, sundry debtor accounts receivable control, sales and use tax payments and reporting, transfer of funds, and coordination of the annual audit, and fiscal year-end closing activities. In addition, this section participates in the development, implementation, and training for new systems, and provides customer support to the UCSF community who utilize our services and systems, including interpretation of University of California (UC) policies, procedures, and acceptable accounting practices...[more]

  • Sr. Projects Manager

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    The UCSF Controller’s Office is seeking a Senior (Sr.) Projects Manager responsible for managing multiple high-profile, highly-complex projects and system implementations that are critical for the continued advancement and growth of the UCSF Campus and Health System.

    The Sr. Projects Manager reports to the Assistant Controller and is a key position on a team focused on delivering business process improvements and systems implementations using lean fundamentals...[more]

  • Analyst, Accounts Payable & Travel

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    The Accounts Payable & Travel Analyst is responsible for Accounts Payable and Travel quality assurance through researching and/or resolving PO match exceptions, recycles, error exports, pre-edits, and electronic invoicing (i.e. CXML, EDI, Flat File) issues and managing future analytical and technical demands stemming from SciQuest, MyExpense, PeopleSoft and other anticipated efficiencies. In addition, this position deals with the complexities resulting from these advanced systems...[more]

  • Financial Services Supervisor

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    The Financial Services Supervisor supervises the day-to-day processing, auditing, and problem solving of various types of accounts payable transactions including invoices, check request forms, travel, meeting and entertainment, and reimbursements. The individual is accountable for (but not limited to)...[more]

  • Payroll Analyst

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    Under the general direction of the production supervisor, the Payroll Analyst will be primarily responsible for the management of incoming service tickets to the Payroll Processing unit, which includes requests for special payments, retroactive corrections, payroll expense transfers, and payroll-related inquiries. The Payroll Analyst will use and maintain database queries to help ensure the integrity of data in Online Payroll Personnel System (OLPPS) and Employment Development Department (EDD) quarterly reporting. The Payroll Analyst will also perform identified data clean up items and testing as requested by Payroll Systems, and be accountable for the implementation of OLPPS training material to help train incoming employees.

    Please note: This is a full time contract position that will end on December 31, 2019...[more]

  • Capital Accountant

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    The Capital Accountant is responsible for identifying equipment purchased by various departments within UCSF and capitalizing it into inventory. Specifically, reviewing purchase orders to identify inventorial equipment purchases and proper coding of equipment, interpreting policy, trouble-shooting issues, preparation of inventorial equipment tags, recording capital lease transactions, monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts and participation in Capital Accounting physical inventory audits. Provide guidance to departments about the University of California Office of President (UCOP) and UCSF policy and procedures related to inventorial equipment...[more]

  • Principal Accountant, Financial Reporting

    Full Time

    Job Overview

    The Controller's Office (CO) is looking for an exceptional individual to join a transformative accounting team. The Financial Reporting Principal Accountant is a key position providing data, business and systems analysis, design, implementation, and support of financial reporting solutions.

    Having wide-ranging accounting-related experience, the individual uses expert accounting concepts, standards and organization objectives to resolve complex accounting issues and assignments where analysis of data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors and multiple sources of accounting and finance related information. The individual exercises professional judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results and must work independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Additionally, the Principal Accountant interacts with both internal and external customers, often pertaining to accounting and financial reporting matters of significance to the department and the organization. Is considered a subject matter expert and often recognized as an expert externally in the industry. The position contributes heavily to all functional aspects of reporting solutions...[more]