Service Units

  • Our goal in Accounting and Reporting is to support our campus administrators and faculty with their financial management and accounting information requirements. We provide training and support for our University’s Chart of Accounts (COA), assist with GL Verification in accordance with SAS 115, provide guidance regarding financial transactions, and manage the year-end close and audit processes.
  • Our goal in Accounts Payable and Travel is to assist our campus employees, faculty and students in successfully requesting, approving, procuring, and receiving goods and services per UC policy. We also strive to establish and maintain good relations with our vendors to obtain negotiated pricing and as many discounts as possible. Our default payment method is electronic ACH. We pay by paper check only when necessary.
  • Provides strategic and administrative support for the Controller's Office operational staff so that they may provide accurate, timely, and compliant accounting services to the campus.
  • In Capital Equipment and Accounting, we work with campus departments, Capital Budget, Capital Programs, Financial Service Center, Medical Center, and UC Office of the President (UCOP) in the administration of all capitalized asset accounting, which includes accounting for equipment assets, plant assets, capital leases and long-term debt.
  • The Cash and Controls unit is responsible for overseeing all operational matters relating to cash and banking within the campus. We work with campus departments to ensure proper cash handling, accountability, and internal controls to mitigate risk and ensure compliance with UCSF cash policies and procedures.
  • Our goal in Contracts and Grants Accounting is to support UCSF research and education by providing collaborative and advisory post-award management and financial oversight of sponsored research. We work collaboratively with Principal Investigators, research administrators, the Office of Sponsored Research, other University units, and sponsors from award setup to close out; managing billing, collections, and financial reporting as well as monitoring post award compliance.
  • Provides single point of contact support to campus departments, employees, suppliers, and others to resolve inquiries related to most Controller’s Office functions and systems including Accounts Payable,Travel, Payroll, HBS Timekeeping, and MyReports.
  • Gift and Foundation Accounting, a unit of University Development & Alumni Relations, is responsible for accounting services and financial reporting relating to UCSF gift, endowment, and endowment income funds and projects. We work with campus departments and the medical center to ensure compliance with institutional policies, applicable laws and regulations.
  • HBS Timekeeping System is an online employee timekeeping system that interfaces with the current online payroll personnel system (OLPPS).
  • MyReports is UCSF’s campus-wide reporting solution that provides financial and human resources data to meet the needs of users at all levels within our organization.
  • Our goal in Payroll Services is to ensure that all UCSF employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner that complies with State, Federal and University of California procedures and regulations, and that all payroll and benefit expenses are properly recorded in the University’s accounting systems. We work with campus departments, HR Service Centers, and employees to ensure accuracy of information and compliance.
  • Controller’s Office Strategic Initiatives brings together key customer facing areas to build a strong brand for the Controller’s Office, and carry out activities that support the Controller’s Office mission of creating value for customers.
  • The Student Accounts Office (SAO) is responsible for accounting associated with financial aid disbursements to students and post doctoral candidates as well as student and employee emergency loans. We work with the Financial Aid Office, Office of the Registrar, Graduate Division, Dean’s Office for each of the schools, and Department Administrators
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