Office of Financial Planning and Budget
The Office of Financial Planning and Budget operates under the leadership of the Vice President for Finance and Planning, Geoffrey Scarpelli. The Vice President for Finance and Planning reports directly to the Executive Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer, who is specifically charged with advising the President, President’s Executive Staff, and the UNT System Board of Regents on matters related to finance and business operations.
The Vice President for Finance and Planning oversees the Budget Office, Financial Reporting, Financial Systems and Student Finance and Cashiering Services. These functional areas provide financial and administrative services by providing budgeting support, performing financial duties in response to campus and external needs, adhering to external financial reporting requirements and providing internal management reports, processing transactions, providing cashiering and student accounts administration, and performing other appropriate services.
The mission of the department is to support the instruction, research, patient care and public service missions of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth by providing fiscal leadership, safeguarding the University’s financial assets, and providing timely delivery of services to internal and external customers. Essential to achieving this mission is to provide efficient, effective, and professional services to the students, faculty, and staff of the University for appropriate financial functions; efficient and effective business processes; developing and maintaining robust costing systems and reporting tools to provide high-quality financial information that supports the University’s strategic management initiatives; a pleasant and productive work environment; maintaining sound financial records; and ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as relevant federal and state regulations
The Budget Office is responsible for the development and production of the Annual Operating Budget, Legislative Appropriations requests, assessing ongoing budget and planning issues, and establishing and monitoring controls over fund allocations.
Department of Financial Resources
The Office of Financial Resources, Assurance & Policy Analysis provides the expertise, tools and other vital resources and services to help the campus community make informed decisions, plan thoughtfully for the future, and utilize its resources in the most effective and efficient manner. UNTHSC is a complex organization that has a budget of over $300 million allocated over two hundred fund sources with employees totaling over 1,600 FTEs.
The Financial Assurance Office provides the financial operational activities required to pro-actively manage accounts and investments, along with the associated analysis and reporting.
Student Finance and Cashiering Services
The Office of Student Finance is responsible for providing cashier services, student account information, receiving payments for tuition and fees, installment payment plans, collection of delinquent accounts, delivering refunds, financial aid proceeds and reporting IRS Form 1098T.
The Office of Financial Systems provides high-level analytical support to campus leadership, identifies process improvements, maximizes the value of the current technology investment, recommends new technology that supports the University in achieving its business goals, and manages all aspects of security within EIS.
This page was last modified on October 10, 2019