The Office of Financial Planning and Budgeting is a department within the Division of Finance and Administration and reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs.
The primary responsibility of the Office is to allocate and monitor all budgeted funds appropriated by the State of North Carolina General Assembly as further allocated and directed by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System.
Compliance with mandates, directives, procedures and policies for allocation and administration of these state appropriations as established by the North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM), the North Carolina State Controller's Office, the General Administration of the University of North Carolina System and the North Carolina General Assembly drive the UNCP policies and procedures for budget administration and planning.
In addition to responsibilities for state appropriated funds, the Office also serves in assisting any and all areas in developing and administering a sound plan for supporting UNCP's mission statement. Accordingly, this responsibility includes providing necessary assistance to departments having Institutional Trust Funds authority.
- To provide timely and accurate information and projections about fiscal resources in order to assist the University community in making fiscally sound decisions.
- To provide guidance and assistance in development of a coordinated effort at both tactical and strategic planning for the continuing evolution of the institution.
- To provide technical assistance in linking the planning and budgeting operations of the University, including participatory development, execution and review of the various University budgets.