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Internal Controls and Accounting

The Internal Controls and Accounting organization leads campus accounting operations and financial reporting by applying the COSO integrated controls and risk management framework and actively promoting internal control standards exemplified by an organizational culture of integrity and shared accountability. This unit facilitates audit activities with external audit firms under Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Federal Audit compliance requirements.

The Division coordinates with University stakeholders, the Office of the Controller and the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) in planning required financial reporting, annual financial statement audits, and assisting finance offices across the University in responding to audits, and tracking the status of management actions on financial audit reports.

This division of Business and Financial Services (BFS), is responsible for internal controls, accounting activities and financial reporting for the University and Medical Center with revenues of $5.4 billion in fiscal year 2019. The division is responsible for leading all accounting, auxiliary enterprises, capital assets, self-supporting activities, tax compliance and reporting, financial systems and annual financial reporting as well as leadership, consultation, promotion, accountability, encouragement, and expertise in building and maintaining an effective internal control environment. Internal Controls and Accounting facilitates audit activities with external audit firms under Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Federal Audit compliance requirements.

Physical Address

University of California, San Diego
Torrey Pines Center South (TPC/S)
10280 North Torrey Pines Rd
Suite 485
La Jolla, CA 92037 (Map)

Note:  The TPCS garage is open 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday. Other times are considered after hours; a gate card is required for garage access. Limited guest parking is available; payments are accepted exclusively via the ParkMobile app. Note: It's a good idea to download the app beforehand as garage Wi-Fi and cell signals are weak.

Arlynn Renslow

Associate Controller | Internal Controls & Accounting

Kirt Mitchell

Sr Director, Campus Accting and General Ledger

Matt Frankos

Director, Payroll Accounting and Controls

Nick Lekovish

Associate Director, Internal Controls and Fiscal Close Administration

Ellen Sanders

Senior Project Manager, Accounting Financial Systems

Junni Liu

Manager, General Ledger and Financial Accounting

Linda Gao

Manager, Capital Assets Accounting

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