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. 

  • 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.

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.

Interns Gain Experience While SCM Gains Solutions

Thanks in large part to the initiative of one UC Berkeley student and one open-minded manager, in Spring 2015 UC San Francisco/UC Berkeley Supply Chain Management (SCM) launched its Student Internship Program.

September's CFO Together Town Hall

CFO staff participated in a lively and engaging Town Hall on September 29 where they interacted with financial leaders and heard how each department's strategic planning efforts are contributing to a sustainable budget.

New Video! Budget Process for Managers

The UC Berkeley budget process is a continuous cycle of actions throughout the year. To maintain our world-class teaching, research, and public service in an increasingly competitive environment, our process helps us evaluate where we are, where we're going, and how best to get there. Take seven minutes to watch this video overview(link is external) of the UC Berkeley Budget Process for Managers to learn more. 

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.