Contracts and Grants Accounting

Contracts and Grants Accounting (CGA) manages UCI’s extramural funding at the post-award stage, and provides accounting services and fiscal guidance to the UCI research community. Key CGA functions include: KFS award and account setup, billing, cash transfers and allocations, financial reporting, award closeout, compliance reviews and training, and audit response.

Along with carrying out the day-to-day functions of financial management, CGA actively works on improving tools and resources to aid PIs with the stewardship of their research funding.

Post-Award Administration

Learn more about the post-award phase of research administration including award setup, expense monitoring, reporting, billing, and closeout.

Go to Post-Award Administration.

Payroll Certification

KFS-PCS is UCI's method of substantiating salaries charged directly to federally funded projects.

Go to KFS Payroll Certification System (KFS-PCS).

Award Balance Overview (ABO)

See the financial standing of active awards.

To access ABO off campus, use UCI's VPN.

Policies and Regulations

An important aspects of contracts and grants accounting is ensuring compliance with all policies and regulations.

Go to Contracts and Grants Policies and Regulations.

Training Opportunities

If you are new to managing contract or grant award funds in a university setting, we offer several classes that focus on fund accounting processes for sponsored projects.

Go to Contracts and Grants Training.