Office of the University Controller

The Office of the University Controller is responsible for the management, reporting and analysis of the university's administrative financial operations, which include accounting, grants and contracts, fixed assets, financial reporting, procurement and travel services, the tax department, and the Systems, Analytics, and Insights Group. Together, they facilitate strong internal controls and good stewardship of university assets, provide accurate reporting and analysis to support strategic decision-making, and protect the university by ensuring compliance with regulatory, reporting, audit, and other external requirements.

Finance Departments

GW's Accountants & Financial Reporters

Bringing together accounting, grants and contracts, fixed assets, and financial reporting

GW's Student Accounts Office

The Student Accounts Office is committed to providing excellent service to students throughout their educational experience at the George Washington University.

GW's Procurement & Travel Services

Acquiring Goods, Services and Travel to support the university's missions.  2014 winner of the National Procurement Institute's Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.

GW's Treasury Management

Managing the university’s financial resources

GW's Tax Department

Ensuring tax compliance and protecting GW’s tax-exempt status

Systems Analytics & Insights Group

Utilizing technology and data to provide helpful analysis and insights

GW's Accounts Payable

Providing centralized invoice and payment processing

GW's Risk Managers

Managing risk associated with teaching, research and support operations