The Controller's Office is responsible for the university's financial statements, general ledger, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, contracts and grants accounting, tax compliance, travel program, procurement card programs, PeopleSoft financial system, campus cash-handling, and various special analyses.
We provide a wide-range of financial services including accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash handling and banking, and campus procurement cards. We also assist with travel and entertainment expenditures.
We provide accounting and financial services for campus reporting, plant accoutning, reconciliation, and internal controls.
BFS Business Systems provides support for the following PeopleSoft modules: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Procurement, Accounts Receivable, Billing, eBill, Budget with custom Position Resource Tracking system, Commitment Control, Grants, Contracts and Project Costing.
We provide financial and accounting services for sponsored awards and strive to efficiently maintain compliance with campus policies and procedures, federal regulations, and the terms and conditions established by our sponsoring agencies.
Training and Communications deploys web-based instructional videos, reference materials, and websites to support business systems and software applications sponsored by the UC Berkeley Controller's Office.
The process of adding new suppliers or revising current supplier information in the Berkeley Financial System (BFS) Supplier Database is handled by the Accounts Payable Vendoring Unit.
Any Business or Individual you wish to pay or to do business with must be entered into the Berkeley Financial System before they can be used (or activated) in BearBuy.
A University department requesting to do business with a supplier that is not a UCB student or employee should fax a UC Berkeley Substitute W-9 & Supplier Information Form to the Vendoring Unit. Our fax number is (510) 664-7209.
IMPORTANT: All suppliers providing goods and services need to fill out a Conflict of Interest form.