Vice-President Finance and Administration

About Us

The Finance and Administration portfolio focuses on its primary roles of providing the appropriate structure and support for the academic community to advance and achieve its vision, to retain and attract talented people, and to provide best in class support to the university community. We focus on IT solutions, on enhancing the quality of staff, on determining the right balance of centralized versus decentralized services, and on providing training and change management while improving business processes. We aim to be agile and dynamic, efficient and effective, and a leader among our peers in implementing best practices.


Portfolio Overview

The Vice-President (Finance and Administration) portfolio consists of six key administrative units that support the academic and research goals of the University:

Financial Services

Responsible for: all accounting, financial reporting,audited statements, treasury, investments, and student tuition and fee payment services.

Human Resource Services

Responsible for human resource services including: recruitment, retention, payroll and benefits, job evaluation, health and wellness, and staff learning and development.

Information Systems and Technology

Responsible for all IT services including enterprise solutions (including BearTracks and PeopleSoft), CCID password resets, email and apps, mobile and desktop phones, university wireless system and e-learning, among many others.

Risk Management Services

Responsible for: emergency management, environmental health and safety, insurance and risk assessment, protective services, policy standards office and resource planning (budget). 

Audit and Analysis

Responsible for Internal Audit Services, Safe Disclosure and Human Rights, Helping Individuals at Risk, Quality Management in Clinical Research and the Strategic Analysis Office (which produces the Annual Report and houses the Data Warehouse).

Supply Management Services

Responsible for procurement and contract management (including preferred suppliers), payment services, distribution, customs, travel management.


Strategic Initiatives

Finance and Administration works continuously on strategic initiatives to provide robust systems and deliver effective services to the university community.

Resource Management Model (RMM)

Human Capital Management (HCM) 9.2 Upgrade

Datawarehouse (Acorn)

Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

E-procurement (SupplyNet)


Committees and Resources


Contact Us

Office of the Vice-President

2-04 South Academic Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2G7
Telephone: (780) 492-2657
Facsimile: (780) 492-1439

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Office of the Vice-President

2-03 South Academic Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2G7
Telephone: (780) 492-4419
Facsimile: (780) 492-9453

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Office of the Vice-President

2-03 South Academic Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2G7
Telephone: (780) 492-4419
Facsimile: (780) 492-9453

More Contact Information