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Office of the Controller
The Office of the Controller is a division within the Office of Finance of the University of Missouri System that encompasses five primary functions: Accounting Services, Financial Compliance Training, Financial Information Systems, Payroll and Sponsored Programs Administration for the University of Missouri System. The mission of the Office of the Controller is to “add value through collaborative leadership providing innovative processes that support accounting and financial compliance.” Our commitment is to support the university community and its external constituents by providing the highest quality financial and accounting services within an environment that fosters professionalism, integrity, accountability and teamwork while striving for continuous improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
The Office of the Controller is responsible for directing and controlling the financial integrity of the University of Missouri System through the oversight of the four campuses’ accounting offices, internal and external financial reporting, development and implementation of university policies and procedures and related internal controls, transactional analysis and review, financial compliance training, maintaining the university’s financial system, payroll tax reporting, maintenance of payroll tables in the university’s payroll system, collaboration with Human Resources Information Systems, fiscal administration of externally funded projects, including grants, contracts and special projects, and maintaining compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Please visit the five functional areas within our website for more detailed information about the services provided by the Office of the Controller.