Cal Poly Pomona

University Accounting Services

Mission Statement

University Accounting Services fosters an environment in which the integrity of the University's financial data is protected within each function. We strive to develop effective processes and procedures driven by compliance and established by reputable sources. Our team, through collaborative efforts to communicate openly and work effectively with the campus community promotes strategic priorities which advances the learning-centered impression of the University.

The University Accounting Services department is committed to:

  • Accountability and integrity within all service levels
  • Quality service through communication and efficient customer-oriented execution of all functions.
  • Provide sensible financial support and management of the University's fiscal resources.
  • Continual planning, evaluating, and implementing new strategies as our university community continues to change.

University Accounting Services is made up of the following areas: Accounts Payable, General Accounting, Financial Reporting, GAAP and Tax, and Cost Accounting.

-Al Viteri, Director of University Accounting Services.


What's New...

Rescission: Spending and Hiring Freeze of 2008

In light of Governor Brown’s funding reinstatement and proposed reinvestment in the CSU, the Spending Freeze of 2008 is hereby rescinded, and the Hiring Freeze is modified as shown in the attachment.

Delegation of Signature Authority

The Delegation of Signature Authority has been revised with updated approvals for Travel and Procurement purchases.

2014-2015 Administrative Processing Timeline

The 2014-2015 Administrative Processing Timeline is now available.

New Mileage Rates new

Standard mileage rate for business travel occurring on or after January 1, 2015 will be 57.5 cents per mile. Mileage Reimbursement Rate for 2015.

Standard mileage rate for moving and relocation occurring on or after January 1, 2015 will be 23 cents per mile.

Travel & Direct Pay Procedures

Our travel and direct pay procedures are periodically modified to keep up with internal control standards and best practices.  The University is guided by applicable rules and regulations as well as operational controls established by the State of California, the CSU Board of Trustees, and the Office of the Chancellor. 

University Accounting Services hosted several Travel and Direct Pay workshops. The course covered topics, such as, proper submission of invoices for direct payment, travel claims, direct pay form, and expense reimbursement. The powerpoint presentation is available at

Account Crosswalk Table (pdf file) revised


Please e-mail with any comments or questions.