Office of the CFO Strategic Plan

The Office of the CFO's three-year strategic plan clarifies that our main objective between FY 2014 - 2017 is to: provide innovative, collaborative, client-focused financial, analytical and administrative management to our campus partners while providing our team clarity, focus and the space for creativity. Read more about the plan for the office and all the departments within the office. 

Wisdom Cafe

The Wisdom Café is where Berkeley staff learn and share professional and career development ideas, stories, tips, and resources. The Office of the CFO is a regular contributor to the interactive site. 

  • Check out the Cal Answers That! December spotlight on Student Data Super User Chelan Huddleston to learn how Cal Answers supports her in her role as College Curriculum Analyst for the College of Letters and Science. Access the article here.
  • Chief Financial Officer Rosemarie Rae sat down with the Wisdom Café to share her experiences and expertise. Access the article here.
  • Technical Project Manager Sara Tecle shared her best practices for strategic planning. Access the article here.

Budget Process Launch: Templates, CalPlanning Enhancements, Recharge, and More

Divisional Financial Leaders. Thanks again for an engaging dialogue at the 1/29 Finance Leadership Forum. Please select Read More for key reminders from the event.

Finance Reform Launch

Finance Reform is UC Berkeley’s initiative to develop a new metrics-informed, internal financial model — the roadmap that governs how revenues and expenses flow on campus — in order to improve transparency, align incentives with campus goals, and simplify our planning and management environment in a multi-year planning framework.

It's Time for Budget Process Pre-Planning

Message to Divisional Finance Leaders:
As we prepare for budget development season, we're writing to remind you of a few key elements of the planning process to help ensure you have a successful experience this year.

UC Business Contracts Collaborative Training Event

The Northern California UC Business Contracts Collaborative (UCBCC) Training Event, held on November 10, 2015 at UC Berkeley's Anna Head Alumnae Center was a huge success.

Careers in Finance at UC Berkeley: Seeking Big Thinkers with an Eye for Detail

Rosemarie Rae, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer, spoke at the NOW Conference on June 10 about how to launch into a career in finance and what it’s like to work in finance at UC Berkeley.
Read more and watch the video.