About the AVP of Financial Operations and Controller

Margaret McCarthy - Associate Vice President of Financial Operations and Controller

Peggy McCarthy currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Financial Operations & Controller where she oversees Accounting, Tax and Compliance, Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Treasury Services and Bursar Operations. She has an extensive background in finance and has a Master’s in Business Administration. She has worked at the University of Connecticut for 14 years most recently as the Director of Cash Operations and University Bursar responsible for leading the department and ensuring financial transactions complied with institutional, state and federal requirements and standard accounting procedures. In addition to her work at UConn, she previously held finance positions at Duracell International, UBS Global Asset Management and Bank of America where her portfolio included risk management, corporate treasury operations, and implementation of treasury and credit strategies for public sector banking clients.

Mission Statement

The mission of UConn’s Controller’s Office is to safeguard institutional resources and provide accounting and operational support in an effective and efficient way while ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and regulatory financial guidelines.

We strive to provide excellent customer service and the highest integrity in financial reporting.