OPAFS oversees the financial management of UCSD's federal, state, and private contracts and grants. We advise on matters of financial compliance and proper cost accounting. Other functions include financial reporting, cash management, accounts receivable oversight, effort reporting, review and approval of expense transfers, and cost share monitoring and reporting.
Sponsored Projects Accounts Receivable and Cash Management (SPARCM) Invoices
The SPARCM system is a new AR and Cash Management tool that allows OPAFS to create and record invoices on sponsored project funds. A new portion of SPARCM was launched that allows departments to have visibility of the invoices. How to view SPARCM Invoices
Collections and Write Off Procedures for Sponsored Research Invoices
Many of UCSD's research awards are invoiced which means that in accepting these awards there is a risk that we may not receive reimbursement according to the award contract. To get more information on the steps and responsibilities for OPAFS and departments in managing these awards together, click here
OPAFS Award Document Lookup
The OPAFS award document lookup allows you to view award documents that OPAFS keeps in the BFS imaging system. With access, you will be able to view any documents OPAFS has scanned related to any executed award within your department(s). Click here for more information.