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Division of Finance and Administration

Financial & Accounting Services

Financial & Accounting Services's mission is to:

  • Provide administrators with accurate and timely financial data to assist them in the management of the university's resources
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and guidelines as established by University of California, state and federal agencies.

We are committed to giving prompt, courteous service to our campus stakeholders. 

Our vision is to be a department that employs competent and caring business professionals who are innovative, resourceful, collaborative and helpful in facilitating the management and accountability of the campus’ resources. We want to continue to develop, maintain and enhance our financial system processing, contribute to the enrichment and advancement of staff members, and continue to comply with policies and procedures to accomplish our mission in a changing environment.

Financial & Accounting Services provides numerous campus-wide support functions. Our division is responsible for:

  • Maintaining the university's financial records
  • Developing and recommending financial policies, strategies and plans
  • Implementing financial systems and processes that meet current and future campus needs
  • Coordinating financial audits
  • Developing and deploying all financial system applications
  • Ensuring compliance with all university, state and federal rules and regulations concerning financial policies and procedures. 

General inquiries regarding recharge can be made to recharge@ucmerced.edu, Financial Control matters to financialcontrol@ucmerced.edu, Accounts Receivable matters to receivables@ucmerced.edu, or all other matters to accounting@ucmerced.edu.

Staff Directory

Devan Hinojosa

Interim Director
(209) 228-2404

Aimee Tatum

General Accountant
(209) 228-4825

Ashleigh Phelps

General Accountant
(209) 228-0076

Josh Brooks

General Accountant
(209) 228-4562

Alyssa Del Toro

General Accountant
(209) 228-0172

Eli Vargas

General Accountant
 

Ray Chadha

General Accountant