Office of the Chief Financial Officer

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for developing and overseeing the budget process, financial planning, analysis and reporting, finance, treasury and accounting operations and procurement for the University of Florida.

Vice President and CFO Michael V. McKee

Our Mission

To provide leadership in financial planning, decision-making and process improvement

Our Vision

To establish a standard of partnership, innovation, value-added resource maximization, and financial expertise such that:

We are consulted early and work in an integrated, high-trust way with colleges and departments to continuously improve processes and make great financial decisions.

We are providing easy-to-use innovative tools and resources for campus’ financial transactions and decision-making.

A campus-wide resource

Our office is focused on developing initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of administrative processes and to support and promote the strategic goals and initiatives of the university.

To help departments and units achieve these goals we strive to:

Provide comprehensive, effective “business partnering” in all financial responsibilities

Provide assistance and leadership for all financial professionals at UF and establish a collaboration with those professionals to further their continued professional development

Be a thought leader in representing UF in the higher education industry and at the State and local levels

We welcome your input and are here to help you reach your goals. Contact any of our staff members, found in the staff section of our website, or fill out our CFO Feedback Form if you need any support or have suggestions for improvement.

New & Noteworthy

Updated Travel Policy – Airbnb

At the direction of Gov. Ron DeSantis, state agencies may now reimburse state employees, contract employees and vendors working on behalf of the state for expenses incurred through the services of Airbnb while on official state business.

UF Administrative Memo: New Policy on Business Entertainment

The Chief Financial Officer and University Controller have created a new expenditure policy for business expenses related to hosted business meals, university functions and entertainment to update the existing University Disbursements directives.

As we Strive for Five, our university-wide commitment to Lean

Since January, six UF staff have been trained in Lean methodologies in an effort to transform UF’s culture into a Lean one. The “Lean Team” has been hard at work engaging and empowering staff to help identify and solve problems, eliminate waste and streamline processes.

Information for 2019 Fiscal Year-End closing

The 2018–19 fiscal year ends on June 30, 2019, and the scheduled date for closing the General Ledger for the 2019 fiscal year is Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

Fiscal Year-End best practices from across the division

It is that time of year again to prepare for the annual closing of the fiscal year. Here are some best practices from the Budget Office, Disbursements/Accounts Payable and Auxiliaries/Educational Business Activities.

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