University of Iowa

Capital Accounting

About Us

Facilities Management Capital Accounting is responsible for providing real time project updates and reconciliations via BuildUI for all major capital projects (projects over $100,000). This includes all of the budget, funding, contract, purchase order, and expense tracking to help ensure each project is accurate and up to date. FM Capital Accounting is also responsible for various support projects upon need or request.

There are two accounting arms within FM. FM Accounting is responsible for general accounting, accounting reports, monthly accounting entries, utility billings, utility payments, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel, procurement cards, budgeting, and uniform purchases and processed through the AiM system.

FM Capital Accounting Staff

Jim Hackman

Associate Budget Officer

Capital Accounting

319-335-5082

  • Provides oversight for all general and operational accounting functions
  • Managerial and financial oversight of the Maintenance Stores operation
  • Supervise and coordinate annual operating budgets and funding
  • Coordinate special projects and review budget/funding issues
  • Monitor operating budgets and forecast multi-year projections
  • Develop business plans for departmental strategic initiatives
  • Define key metrics, analyzes key performance indicators
  • Policy and procedure support for FM, establish business protocols

Jason Ciha

Manager

Capital Accounting

319-335-1885

  • Project funding
  • Prepare semi-annual Board of Regents Reports
  • Project detail inquiries

Sacha Francisco

Senior Accountant

Capital Accounting

319-384-0921

  • Prepare Final Reports for projects over $100,000 to UI Business Office
  • Project reconciliations
  • Review purchase order requests for Shared Services processing
  • Process consultant and contractor invoices
  • Daily GL transaction approval for Build UI
  • Project detail inquiries

Ursula Mueller

Accountant

Capital Accounting

319-335-3174

Project Reconciliations

  • Reviews purchase order requests for Shared Services processing
  • Process consultant and contractor invoices
  • Daily GL transaction approval for Build UI
  • Project detail inquiries

Capital Projects List

Capital Projects are projects over $100,000.

Capital Projects