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UW Finance

UW Finance Departments

UW Finance comprises several departments working collaboratively to support the University's financial and administrative needs. Below is an overview of the organizational structure.

See also: UW Finance Organization Charts

Controller

Responsible for tracking, reporting, controls and depreciation analysis for more than 27,500 UW equipment assets valued at $850 million. More information

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Responsible for UW's consolidated annual financial report; managing operational cash needs and operational banking relationships; accounting for debt, endowment/operating funds; and overseeing compliance Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards. Includes Banking and Accounting Operations, Financial Reporting and Merchant ServicesMore information

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Assists the UW community by facilitating the post award financial administration of sponsored programs, from budget set-up to closeout. More information

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Provides subject matter expertise for federal compliance related to F&A RatesEffort Reporting, and Recharge and Cost Centers. More information

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Assists both campus and central administrative units with information, training, and advice to mitigate risk of non-compliance with sponsor terms and conditions. More information

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Manages student accounts, bills and collects tuition and fees, disburses loans and aid, and manages third-party scholarships. More information

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Enterprise Services

Provides printingmailingcopying, and client and creative services (design and web development). More information

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Provides data/analytic services for F2 in support of forecasting, the University Annual Report, procurement, and Management Accounting and Analysis. More information

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Provides guidance, tools and resources for staff and faculty planning and administering research, projects or programs abroad. More information

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Facilitates UW employee Human Resources (HR), Academic HR and Payroll (PR) inquiries and transactions managed through Workday - the UW's HR and payroll system. More information

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Provides tools and guidance to the University of Washington's community for a seamless procure to pay process. More information

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Manages program, process and compliance related to the State of Washington’s laws regarding public records access and open public meetings. More information

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Manages and oversees University compliance with state and federal laws and regulations relating to the preservation and destruction of electronic and paper information. More information

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Works collaboratively with all departments to reduce UW’s tax burden and ensure compliance with International, Federal, State and City tax laws. More information

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Manages and coordinates travel reimbursements for employees, students and visitors in compliance with University and state policy. More information

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Treasury

The Treasury Office issues debt on behalf of the University, manages the Internal Lending Program (ILP), and is responsible for cash governance and financial review of endowment and licensing agreements. More information

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Finance Transformation

Modernization project to deliver a current, cloud-based system that will improve how the UW tracks, spends, collects, manages, and reports financial information. More information

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