The Campus Controller's Office maintains and supports the university's fiscal responsibility through accurate financial accounting and reporting and in compliance with laws, regulations, policies/procedures and contract requirements for sponsored projects. We provide oversight, assistance and training in financial stewardship for the Boulder campus.

Campus Controller's Office

Fiscal Compliance

Fiscal Compliance provides oversight of fiscal and high-risk transactions (such as alcohol and after-the-fact purchases). We provide internal control recommendations for the Boulder campus and work in collaboration with various CU System and campus stakeholders.

Associate Director

Area Accounting - Point of contact for all funds

Area Accounting provides accounting expertise, internal controls, guidance and interpretation of CU's fiscal policies and procedures, and post-audit financial transaction management. Find your area accountant.

Cost Accounting

Cost Accounting manages the space survey, Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Rates and prepares other cost study reports such as the General Administrative Recharge (GAR) rate and the General Infrastructure Recharge (GIR) rate. Combined, these comprise the GAIR. F&A and GAIR Rates.

Debt and Asset Management

Debt and Asset Management is the primary point of property information from the Campus Controller's Office, Office of Contracts and Grants and Property Services.

Technical Operations

Technical Operations is responsible for back-office, system, accounting and reporting functions, PeopleSoft FIN Access, Chartfield Requests, Blackbox and sales tax reporting.

Associate Director

Financial Analysis

Financial Analysis ensures proper management of restricted Funds 30 through 33, provides financial oversight for sponsored projects, prepares financial reports, coordinates financial closeouts and works directly with Office of Contracts and Grants to coordinate information for relinquishment of awards.


Invoicing's responsibilities include invoicing agencies for sponsored projects that are not set up on letters of credit or auto-payments, managing cash receipts and posting payments to appropriate projects.

Cash Management

Cash Management's responsibilities include managing cash receipts and posting payments to appropriate projects.

The Finance and Business Strategy Team

CCO is a part of Finance and Business Strategy (FBS). Our office and fellow offices within FBS work to ensure the University of Colorado Boulder has a strategic systematic, and comprehensive approach to all areas of business and financial management.