About Accounting Services

The University Controller and Accounting Services is vested with the responsibility of recording complete, accurate, and timely financial data for reporting purposes and for use by management in planning and decision making.  The stewardship responsibility of the office requires the maintenance of records in accordance with requirements of each funding source, reporting on resources used and must provide evidence of compliance with legal provisions.

Business Units

The department is comprised of separate business units with managers providing leadership, supervision, and oversight for each.

Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable

Has the responsibility for agency receivables, general receivables, charge backs, independent operations and trust accounting, and all accounts payable functions for the University.

Student Accounts

Oversees cashiering for all State-side operations of the University and the fiscal responsibilities for the registration cycles, including student account balances.

General Accounting Unit

Is responsible for financial statement preparation and coordination related to the annual GAAP audit, Unrelated Business Income Tax and Non-Resident Alien Income Tax. Maintenance of the general ledger, fiscal closing, report preparation, and various account reconciliations. General Accounting maintains the Chart of Accounts and is charged with processing, disbursing, and accounting for: Awards made by the Financial Aid Office, accounts payable functions, general ledger maintenance and financial reporting for the California State University, Fresno Athletic Corporation.

Bulldog Card and Imaging Office

Is responsible for providing identification cards for all populations of Fresno State including: Students (international and domestic), employees (faculty and staff), university program participants local and off-site, visitors and vendors. The Bulldog Card is the official identification card and debit card for the university with services including, but not limited to: Dorms, dining hall, library, classrooms, food services, Pay for Print and access to all student recreation, athletic and academic events on campus. The business unit is also responsible for, and provides, document digital imaging services for Financial Services.