University Comptroller

Roles and Responsibilities

The Comptroller reports to the Vice-President (Administration and Finance) and assists the Vice-President in providing support to the Finance and Audit Committees of the Board of Governors.

The Comptroller and staff in Financial Services are responsible for processing all financial transactions at the University including payroll, accounts payable and student accounts. This also includes monitoring and ensuring compliance with University policies and external regulations as well as ensuring that an adequate system of internal control exists and remains effective in safeguarding the University’s assets.

The Office prepares all annual and interim financial reports including the annual audited financial statements, quarterly reports to the Finance Committee and Board of Governors, monthly internal financial statements, and several regulatory filings.

In addition, the Office is responsible for the Risk Management activities of the University, including insurance coverage, health and safety, coordinating and supporting the University Risk Management Committees and Risk Reporting to the Audit Committee and the Board of Governors.