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​FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING & REPORTING General contact information

Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)Accounting
1156 High St
Santa CruzCA 95064


Name - Email - Phone (831)
Brown, Sylvia
Mail Room / Non-Payroll Check Pickup
Non-Payroll Check Signing & Disbursement / Pick-up
Records filing and storage
Report Distribution
Fajardo, Blanca
Vendor Database Administrator
Advance Payments
BCD & UC Travel Journals
Cash Advance Journals
Payee Setup (204) for Companies
ACH Setup for Companies
Wire Transfers
Jarvis, Rob
General Accountant
AIS/FIS Interface Reconciliation
Auxiliary & Serv. Enterprise Statements & Admin Recharge
Balance Sheet Account # Assignment - Current Fund Group
Campus Working Capital Loan Payment Schedules
Credit Card Merchant - Assignment
Education Abroad Program - Journal Processing
Fund # Assignment - Current Fund Group
Intercampus Reconciliations
Miscellaneous Ledger Questions
Revenue Account # Assignments
Service Enterprise - Depreciation Schedules
STIP Income Distributions
Debt Service
Draw Downs
Kinney, Michelle
Plant / Equipment Specialist
Leases - Capital Equipment, Space
Physical Inventory Reports
Plant Specialist - Current funds, CFRs
Plant Encumbrances
Plant Invoice Payment Approval
Lawlor, Irena
General Accountant
Bank Account Reconciliations
Financial Control Journals
Intercampus Recharges (IOC) & Expense Transfers
Stop Payment - Vendor Checks
Unclaimed / Uncashed Vendor Check Maintenance
Lopez, Gloria
Disbursement Assistant
Returned & Stale Dated Checks
Payee Setup (204) Individuals
Address Updates - Individuals
Cash Funds
Delegation of Authority Forms
ACH Process
Mariani, Janean
Plant / Equipment Assistant
Equipment tags, fabrications, updates & agency reports
Moran, Ed
Accounting Services Director
Audit Requests

Fiscal Closing

Policy Guidance

O'Connell, LeeAnn
Financial Accounting & Reporting Supervisor
Schofield, Kristina
Key Entry Operator
Van Briggle, Lorraine
Key Entry Supervisor
Wright, Barbara
Key Entry Operator

Financial Accounting and Reporting

FAR Announcements

FAR Announcements Archive
Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Year-End Closing Schedule
Our current fiscal year, FY17, will end on June 30, 2017. As we near this closing date, it is important for Divisions/Units/Departments to review purchasing requirements and budgets. You will need to be aware of deadlines which must be followed to ensure transactions are processed correctly and in time to meet fiscal year-end requirements.

A detailed calendar of closing events is posted on the Financial Affairs website. Please take the time to review the Fiscal Close 2016-2017 Schedule.


The Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) Office oversees the General Accounting, Accounts Payable, Plant, Travel Accounting, and Equipment Management departments.

The FAR Office focuses its efforts on:

  • Maintaining the campus operating and general ledger
  • Financial control and reporting responsibilities, including administering financial policies
  • Tax reporting issues, including reporting and withholding for 1099 statements and sales tax returns
  • Maintaining vendor database
  • Processing check writes, ACH transmissions and wire transfers
  • Preparing financial statements for campus auxiliary units
  • Account reconciliations, including bank statements
  • Equipment management, including issuing property tags, preparing award close-out reports, and processing physical inventory reports and adjustments
  • Training on policies, financial accountability, and controls
  • Administering the campus travel program
  • Monitoring and reporting on real property and equipment leases

​help contacts

Mailing Address:
   FAR/Financial Accounting & Reporting
   Univ of California Santa Cruz
   1156 High St
   Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Office Location:
   100 Enterprise Way
   Scotts Valley, CA 95066

Intercampus Mailstop:


​FAR/Accounting Contact List

For Help with Processes:

Payment Help:

Travel Help:

Entertainment/ERF Help:

Policy questions:

Moving/New Hire Recruitment:


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