Enhancing UCOP’s ability to demonstrate accountability to university stakeholders is a key objective of the BRC, and improving controls over UCOP financial transactions was an important factor in management’s decision to centralize UCOP business processes. Key controls are an important element in the plan of controls. 

BRC customer departments have an important role in ensuring that financial transactions have a valid university purpose and comply with university policies.

Exceptional/Additional Approvals

AUTHORIZATION & APPROVAL

Process for requesting exceptional/additional approvals for specific expenditures.

Signature Authority

Authorization and Approval

BRC staff are required to only process those transactions that have been approved by an authorized departmental signer.

General Fraud/Inappropriate Activity PDF

Reconciliation & Review

Monitoring of BRC-processed transactions for unusual items or patterns.