About Financial Services

Financial Services is a unit of Business Affairs at the University of Arizona.

FSO Organizational Chart


To aspire to be an innovative organization that provides the most effective and efficient financial and business services.


To serve as stewards and collaborative leaders by providing strategic financial and business services in support of the University of Arizona’s community and mission.


FSO values

We honor our commitments; attend to law and policy; practice transparency; hold ourselves accountable; and apply consistent, objective, and ethical standards.

We seek opportunities to engage with individuals who have varied experiences, ideas, and viewpoints knowing that diverse perspectives make us smarter and stronger.

We work in partnership toward mutual goals.

We challenge assumptions and consistently explore new possibilities.

We adhere to the highest standards of practice and engage in continuous learning in order to serve our community.

We respond in a timely manner, using experience, data, and feedback to improve service and program delivery.

Strategic Directions

Efficient Financial and Business Services: Utilize innovations, process improvements and technology to increase efficiencies and ensure consistency while still meeting our fiduciary responsibilities.

Staff Development: Create a working environment that excels at supporting staff to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to perform assigned functions while encouraging career growth.

Excellent Service to Our Customers: Collaborate with our customers to provide products and services, communication and support that demonstrate our commitment to quality, consistency, dependability and timeliness.

Professionalism: Develop our organization to exhibit understanding, honesty, integrity and mutual trust and respect in interactions that produce positive results with co-workers, colleagues, customers and stakeholders.