Contact Accounting and Fiscal Services

Mailing Address

University of California, Irvine
Accounting and Fiscal Services
120 Theory, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92697-1050

The 120 Theory Building is located in the UCI Research Park.

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

UCI Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships staff members are the experts on that topic and
can be contacted at 949-824-8262 or

Kuali Financial System Help

Ask your organization's financial expert or contact the KFS Help Desk at or 949-824-7001.

Payroll/Timesheet Help

Employees can find help at the Employee Experience Center (EEC) online or at 949-824-0500. Users can also check the Payroll Office website for a selection of help guides.


Accounting Staff Directory

The Accounting and Fiscal Services Department is a large unit composed of seven divisions, which administer many of UCI's essential financial functions. Each of these divisions may be further broken down into functional groups. Below is a listing of department staff listed by division and function.

Controller's Office

Name  Function Phone
Lori Husein Assistant Vice Chancellor and Controller 949-824-9268
Barry Oh Associate Controller
Dana Makiewicz Special Assistant to the Controller/Senior Project Manager 949-824-6568
Patrick Dutcher Communications Officer 949-824-6822
Open Position Office Manager 949-824-6816
Demetria Pool Executive Assistant to the Assistant Vice Chancellor and Controller 949-824-1832

Fax: 949-824-3267

Accounts Payable

Name Function Phone
Tanya Harris Manager 949-824-6788
Vendor Payments
Please send all invoices to
Moana Contreras
Vendor Payment Assistant Manager - wire transfers for approval / authorization, check cancellations / reissues, stop payments, refund checks, sales & use tax 949-824-5286
Donna Coulson Xerox, EDI and Vendors starting with letters A, B, C, D 949-824-6824
Carmen Elias Vendors starting with letters E, F, G, H, I, J, K, 949-824-4512
Blanche (Hea Eun) Jang
Vendors starting with letters L, M, N, O, P, Q, R 949-824-4175
Yesenia Barragan Vendors starting with letters S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z, FedEx invoices
Candy Tan
Plant accounting documents, sub-contracts, leases, utilities, PI cash advances, wire transfers with purchase orders 949-824-6823
Donna Hudson

Mail distribution, credit memo follow-up, returned checks

Travel, Entertainment and Disbursements
Contact the Travel Team at For Moves and Relocation, Payroll Status: Contact Frank Say: 
Margaret Carreras Travel Assistant Manager - US Bank Corporate travel card administrator, Connexxus questions, travel website maintenance, Move & Relo - policy compliance 949-824-3662
Justin Pabian Travel & Entertainment Reimbursements, DV-disbursement vouchers, foreign wires for DV/TEM, UCI Corporate credit card administrator & reconciliation, hotel contracts & information 949-824-7623
Open Position Entertainment & Travel Reimbursements (domestic travel), DV-disbursement vouchers, CTS card/travel questions/reconciliation/trainer
Heather Rush Travel (international travel), DV-disbursement vouchers, Travel Authorization - cash advance/reconciliation, Move & Relo - policy compliance, Connexxus travel portal  949-824-6059
KFS Vendor Onboarding
Contact: for assistance
Emma Foster
KVO Coordinator, KVO Helpdesk 949-824-4164

Fax: 949-824-2098

Contracts and Grants Accounting

Name Function Phone
Beata Najman Director of Extramural Funds 949-824-0265
Accounting and Operations
Need help? Find the Accountant responsible for your Fund Number.
Gigi Bones C&G Manager 949-824-4168
Griselda Duran Accounting & Operations Manager 949-824-6828
Alice Han C&G Manager 949-824-4509
Trini Lee Accountant 949-824-3308
Sunny Li Accountant 949-824-8320
Rachel Nguyen
Accountant 949-824-5877
Johnny Ochoa Accountant 949-824-9239
Vivian Situ Accountant 949-824-6259
Julia Yang Accountant 949-824-4505
Mohsin Yousaf Accountant 949-824-4503
Compliance and Training
Open Position
Compliance Officer 949-824-6894
Robert Eto
Compliance Analyst

Fax: 949-824-3895

Financial Management Support

Name Function Phone
Need help with KFS? Contact the KFS Help Desk at or 949-824-7001.
Financial Cost Analysis
Maria Gorginova Cost Accounting Manager
Financial Management Business Support
Melissa Lee Business Analyst 949-824-5017
Financial Management Technical Support and Training
Kevin Chung Manager 949-824-4429
Open Position Check Verification Specialist 949-824-2218
Kelly Schoby Help Desk/Trainer 949-824-5308

Fax: 949-824-3267

Financial Services

Name Function Phone
Leslie Wolbers
Director 949-824-4687
Sharon Arnold SIS Accounts Receivable Business Analyst 949-824-0497
Khoa Ha - 949-824-1940
Carmela Rodriguez Sr. Financial Analyst 949-824-8265
Payment Services
Dianne Bean Manager 949-824-6918
Lindsay Carroll Assistant Credit Card Coordinator 949-824-4657
Jennifer Olson Cashier Supervisor 949-824-3740
Sandy Olson Administrative Assistant 949-824-3740
Nicholas Troup Payment Card Specialist 949-824-6921
Reggie Urcia Payment Services Cashier 949-824-3740
Loan Services and Disbursements/Campus Billing
Julie Magana Manager of Campus Billing & Collections 949-824-4689
Debbie Alvarez Senior Collections Representative 949-824-6152
Rosanna Bonus Billing Analyst 949-824-0223
Laura Hua Student Loan Administrator 949-824-7082
Jami Muniz Financial Analyst, CBSO liaison 949-824-4686
Kristina Teller Collections Representative 949-824-4685
Sarah Ure Collections Representative 949-824-4206

Fax: 949-824-6165

General Accounting

Name Function Phone

Lana Schweikert

Director. Audits, fiscal & mid-year closings coordination, specialized accounting transactions for the campus, Chart of Accounts, and UCOP financial reporting  949-824-2519
Accounting Operations
Victor Cesario Accounting Operations / Chart of Accounts
Cindy Hong Accounting for capitalized equipment, software, libraries, and special collections; equipment depreciation; capital lease liability accounting; Mellon EFT and Well Fargo vendor check reconciliation (contact Accounts Payable for help with vendor checks); campus financial schedules; bond audits 949-824-8190
Benita Ma Agency funds; auxiliary and service enterprise operating statements; fiscal close schedule preparation; tracking of OP FJEs (hand posting entries) and review of CFR reports; campus STIP distribution coordination; payroll EFT and check payment bank inquiries, SBS ACH receipt bank inquiries 949-824-7200
Joanne Menda Awards account-fund set up (non C&G); endowment funds; general ledger and online financial system application inquiries; incoming wire transfers & ACH transactions; interlocation transfer of funds; Special State Appropriation Funds; bank inquiries for campus and Medical Center depositories 949-824-6818
Srey Tung Intercampus accounting (financial control); SOM lockbox, MC incoming EFTs, UPS lockbox, and outgoing wires bank inquiries; general ledger and online financial system application inquiries; stale-dated / unclaimed vendor check processing 949-824-4460
PP&E, Bond and Third Party
Wan Tung
Bond and debt service; capital expenditures; construction projects; P&P capitalization; plant funds; state claims - capital outlays 949-824-6055

Fax: 949-824-3895

Payroll Office

Name Function Phone
Have a Question About Payroll or Timesheets? Contact the UCI Employee Experience Center at 949-824-0500.
Payroll Operations
Aurora Orozco Associate Director
Annette Blais - 949-824-3032
Han Chen - 949-824-6161
Erika Guerra Inter-Campus Coordinator and Assistant Payroll Analyst 949-824-4568
Mimi Huth - 949-824-5221
Sharanda Jackson Payroll Analyst 949-824-7568
Margot Kim Payroll Accountant 949-824-4511
Marc Regis - 949-824-8379
Elia Uriarte Payroll Processing Analyst 949-824-9207
Joseph Winfery Payroll Processing Analyst 949-824-6827
Faye Shores Manager, Payroll Taxes, W-2s and UI Coordinator; Out-of-State Tax Payments, SSN Verifications, Tax Reporting 949-824-7228
Payroll Systems
Kristina Khederlarian Supervisor 949-824-2218
Laura Lesher Support & Training Analyst - TRS Administrator, PPS - EDB Update/Time Reporting Access, TRS DTA Access 949-824-2021
Franklin Say Tax Compliance Analyst / Glacier Tax System, UBIT 949-824-3647
Julia Zwaal  - -

Fax: 949-824-3267