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UF Office of the Chief Financial Officer Classification*

Responsible for planning, developing, and implementing the fiscal and accounting functions of a university. Reports to a Vice President or higher level authority.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Plans, develops, and implements the fiscal and accounting functions of a university.
  • Directs the assigned areas of responsibility to insure that established goals and objectives are communicated and attained. Provides leadership and direction in policy development.
  • Formulates and administers the annual operating budget.
    Serves as liaison between the university and other state agencies/departments and other organizations on fiscal and accounting matters.
  • Represents the university on state committees, attends meetings and conferences as appropriate.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and eight years of relevant experience.

Licensure and Certification

For some positions assigned to this class, special qualifications may be added to the minimum, such as possession of a State of Florida CPA certificate.


This position does have supervisory responsibility.

*Reserved Classification – Use of this classification outside of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer requires prior approval by Classification and Compensation.


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