The Assistant Vice Chancellor/Controller is the chief accounting and reporting officer and assumes overall responsibility for the university's controllership functions. The position provides management and oversight for the operations, activities, and programs of the campus Accounting & Fiscal Services organization, which includes the functions of General Accounting, Controls and Financial Risk, Accounts Payable, Travel and Disbursements, Tax Compliance and Reporting, Payroll, Student Financial Services, Contract & Grant Accounting, and the Financial Management Support. Accounting & Fiscal Services is responsible to formulate campus financial policies and procedures, monitor compliance, and monitor campus revenues and expenditures totaling in excess of $2.4 billion annually. In addition, the position provides leadership to relevant IT system replacements, including the UC-wide implementation of a new Payroll/Human Resources system and the new Student Information System.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor also serves as the UCI Controller. In that capacity, the Assistant Vice Chancellor is responsible for the development and implementation of a campus wide system of internal controls, ensuring accountability is maintained for the financial resources of UCI and has the authority to direct campus financial managers to implement university and campus financial policies and procedures.
Organizationally this position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor, and, as Controller, has a dotted line relationship to the Vice President of Financial Management at the UC Office of the President. The Assistant Vice Chancellor/Controller works independently to establish strategies, controls, processes, policies, and procedures and consults with the Associate Vice Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, UC Controller and other campus or UC leadership as appropriate.
Accounting & Fiscal Services has an $8.3M annual budget and includes approximately 65 career staff, contract staff, and students.
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The University of California is one of the largest public university systems in the country, comprising 10 campuses, a combined student body of 238,700 students, 62,400 academics, 135,900 staff members and over 1.6 million living alumni.
Located in the heart of Orange County, UCI enjoys the best of what Southern California has to offer: beaches, mountains, deserts, and a broad variety of cultural, entertainment and intellectual activities. At the center of campus, Aldrich Park creates an oasis of serenity from which buildings radiate in a circular pattern, integrating natural open space with modern structure.
With over 30,000 students, UCI is among the fastest-growing UC campuses, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and is consistently ranked among the nation's best universities.
We invite you to join our dynamic team of professionals in the Department of Finance & Administration (DFA). We take pride in providing services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI’s brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers—striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the service they need, when they need them. Some of the many advantages of working in the DFA environment at UCI include:
Exceptional benefits including health/wellness insurance programs with low associated premium costs
A minimum of 3 weeks accrued vacation, 13 paid holidays, and accrued sick days
UC Retirement Program, including a traditional pension plan
Excellent work/life balance
Supportive management and co-workers
Opportunities to work with new technology
A positive reputation with the people we serve
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.