Industry leader in the financial management of research to support UCLA's top tier research program.


Our People

We invest in developing and growing our staff so customers receive consistent and efficient service. Our team is expected to problem-solve and find solutions while conducting ourselves in a manner consistent with our values.

Our Customers

We work to build strong relationships with our customers. This includes faculty and administrators from academic units across campus, other central administration offices outside and within the Office of Research Administration, and sponsors that support research at UCLA.


We develop and document clear and efficient business processes consistent with customer needs and requirements. We take accountability for deadlines and seek to continuously improve performance by setting and communicating specific and measurable goals.

EFM Mission: Our People, Our customers; Performance


  • Integrity We do what's right
  • Efficiency We do what makes sense
  • Respect We value different opinions and diverse backgrounds
  • Teamwork We collaborate and earn trust
  • Accountability We take personal responsibility for our work
  • Excellence We work hard to achieve our vision, mission, and goals