Who's Accountable for Controls?

Even though certain financial and management responsibilities may be delegated to University officials, every administrative official is accountable for acting lawfully; abiding by University policies and ethical guidelines; and upholding the public trust. 

Administrative officials include:

  • Provosts
  • Vice Provosts
  • Deans
  • Vice Chancellors
  • Associate Deans
  • Assistant Deans
  • Associate Vice Chancellors
  • Assistant Vice Chancellors
  • Department Chairs
  • Directors
  • Associate Directors
  • Assistant Directors
  • Chief Administrative Officers/Chief Financial Officers
  • Managers
  • Unit Heads
  • Principal Investigators
  • Management Services Officers
  • Academic Administrative Officers
  • Department Business Officers

Administrative officials are accountable for:

  • Compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, University policies and collective bargaining agreements, and with the terms and conditions of gifts, contracts and grants.
  • Maintenance of a sound financial condition and good business practices for the department or business unit.
  • Establishment of an effective system of internal controls consistent with UCLA Financial Policy.
  • Adherence to ethical business standards
  • Administration of human resource activities to foster diversity in the workforce and ensure due process.
  • Ensuring appropriate access to and use of University information and systems, including the integrity of data and transactions entered or modified by staff.