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Finance & Accounting


Finance and Accounting maintains and supports the University’s fiscal responsibilities through accurate accounting and financial compliance.  We provide oversight, assistance and training in financial stewardship for the campus community.


To be the most knowledgeable and transformative Finance and Accounting Division in the nation.  Our culture of continuous improvement will enable our trusted professionals to set the standard for employee excellence and customer service.

Core Values

  1. Right Results, Right Way – We uphold the highest standards of accountability and integrity by honoring our commitments and taking pride in our work.
  2. Powered by Professionalism – We use our knowledge, technical skills and communication for the benefit of the University of Florida. By valuing all backgrounds, we respect diverse ideas through active listening and showing compassion.
  3. Culture of Learning – We value the development of our employees and are committed to providing opportunities to learn and grow.
  4. Go the Extra Mile – We commit to collaborating with customers and peers.  We never settle in anything we do, and we challenge our ideas of what is possible to better serve our customers.
  5. Challenge the Status Quo – We embrace change as a catalyst for continuous improvement by seeking innovative opportunities to become more effective and efficient in all that we do.

I hope you will find the information you need on these pages. Our intent is to provide this website as an information resource to the University community regarding contact information, policies, procedures, forms, financial information, helpful links, etc. If you need assistance please visit the Contacts section of this site for our staff’s contact information and we will be glad to help you.

Olga N. Weider
Assistant Vice President and University Controller


  • Office of the Controller

    18 Articles

    Oversees all of the University’s departments under Finance and Accounting, with the goal of creating a strong fiscal environment for the University.

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  • Internal Controls and Quality Assurance

    30 Articles

    Internal Controls and Quality Assurance is an independent and objective assurance and consulting function to work with process owners across the University to achieve an effective internal control environment.

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  • Bursar

    65 Articles

    The Bursar's Office assesses tuition and fees, bills students, collects amounts owed to the university, disburses financial aid, and processes refunds.

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  • Payroll Services

    30 Articles

    Provides support for University of Florida staff navigating the payroll process and payroll tax laws.  This includes information for payments to foreign nationals or nonresident aliens, payroll distributions, payroll cost corrections, and emergency checks.

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  • Travel

    29 Articles

    Information for employees and others who undertake travel on behalf of the University. Travel costs are to be allocated and expended within established budgetary limits and serve an official University purpose. Travelers are not to make commitments to travel or to incur travel expenses without first obtaining the necessary approvals.

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  • Disbursements

    55 Articles

    Information about the guidelines for different expenditures, including which expenditures are allowed to be unencumbered.  Disbursements also manages the myUF Payment Solutions system and the invoice payment process.

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  • General Accounting and Financial Reporting

    27 Articles

    Information about the different ChartFields used at UF.  This department is also responsible for maintaining the integrity of the University’s accounting records by reviewing the general ledger, processing journal entries, and performing monthly and year-end closing.

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  • Banking & Merchant Services

    34 Articles

    Responsible for deposits, e-commerce and credit card operations, ACH/EFT and wires, cash and checks, human subject payments (HSP), change and petty cash funds and investments at the University.

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  • Asset Management

    31 Articles

    Provides support services to the University community to facilitate the management and disposal of tangible personal property UF possesses.

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  • Construction Accounting

    7 Articles

    Construction Accounting maintains accounting and budgetary records for all University of Florida fixed capital outlay construction projects in the myUFL system, serves as the liaison with the State of Florida Capital Programs Office and approves budget information and funding sources.

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  • Cost Analysis

    53 Articles

    Information about effort certification, costing guidelines, the Facilities & Administrative rate, space allocation.  Cost Analysis also completes specialized disclosures and reporting.

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  • Auxiliary Accounting

    51 Articles

    Fee-for-Service Educational Activities (FSEA) represent a number of revenue-generating activities, depending on the source of revenue and its relation to the educational process and its clients. FSEAs encompass some of the following activities: Research Service Centers, Cultural Centers, and External Business Activities.

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  • Tax Services

    10 Articles

    Ensures compliance with various Federal and State tax laws, rules and regulations while providing support for University staff navigating these tax laws.

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