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Office of the Controller

Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, Grants & Contracts Accounting, and University Accounting

The Office of the Controller is responsible for University Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Grants and Contracts Accounting. The office ensures that university funds are disbursed and recorded in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures. The Controller provides accurate financial information in a cost effective, efficient, and timely manner to those responsible for managing the financial resources of the university and to external constituencies.

To achieve our fiduciary goal, the Office of the Controller expects that all policies, procedures, and guidelines are followed. All expenses must be recorded accurately and disbursed within an acceptable time period.

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Accounts Payable

 Accounts payable oversees the correct disbursement of university funds, and oversees reimbursements, payments to vendors, travel expenses, and so on

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University Accounting

University Accounting oversees the financial resources of the university and coordinates the enforcement of the university's fiscal policies and procedures

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Abigail Labella (left) and Ariel Aspiras sort samples for storage in the lab

Grants & Contracts Accounting

 GCA oversees post-award administration of federal and non-federal grant funds

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