Financial compliance is a catch-all term that includes, but is not limited to, the various activities performed by FOC to assure compliance with external requirements, as well as University financial policies and procedures. The financial compliance function is staffed by two full-time staff members whose work reinforces the University's code of ethics and supports the UVAFinance mission and values by promoting of ethical conduct, informed decision-making, and responsible stewardship; administering compliance programs; monitoring corrective action plans to assure completion; performing testing, surveys, and reviews to support institutional assurances; and providing information and guidance on a variety of compliance topics.
The following are compliance programs and initiatives that FOC currently administers or supports:
- Annual Internal Controls Questionnaire (ICQ) process
- Agency Risk Management and Internal Controls Standards (ARMICS) program
- Red Flags program
- Finance Strategic Transformation
- Internal Controls Project
- Support UVAFinance Policies development and ongoing maintenance
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance
We frequently partner with other central offices, departments and schools to work on process improvement projects for the benefit of the University community and welcome suggestions for future projects, opportunities for engagement, suggests to improve collaboration or communication, and constructive criticism. Feel free to contact any member of the FOC team directly or to email us at email@example.com.