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Faculty Financial Officers (FFOs)

FFO Roles and Responsibilities

The FFOs are responsible for the Faculty’s financial matters and operations. This position works closely with Financial Services on the following matters:

  • Responsible for implementing financial processes & controls to adhere to Financial Services’ Policies & Procedures.
  • Responsible for partnering with Financial Services in the event of non-compliance.
  • Accountable for Fund/Grant management:
    • Monitor funds/grants by ensuring financial transactions are legitimate, reasonable and an appropriate use of the fund/grant and must be in support of the University’s/Granting Agencies policies
    • Ensure no over-expenditure exists
    • Prepare year-end variance analysis for unrestricted funds
  • Oversee the Financial Services Teams
  • Prepare Faculty financial reports & analyses
  • Participate in the Research Financial Management Services Compliance Reviews
  • Act as the Key Financial Contact and/or assign other Key Financial Contacts and uPrint Administrators.

Faculty Financial Officers

As at August 1, 2022

# Faculty Faculty Financial Officer Email Address
1 Faculty of Arts

Nancy Prsa

Nancy.Prsa [at]


Faculty of Science

Julie Theriault 

Julie.Theriault3 [at]

3 Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Jackie Krebs

Jackie.Krebs [at]


Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Batchimeg Zuend

Batchimeg.Zuend [at]


Faculty of Education

Faculty Financial Officer: Vacant

Finance Office: Kathy Woo

Kathy.Woo [at]


Schulich School of Music

Henry Tin

Henry.Tin [at]


Faculty of Engineering

Leila Al-Bassit

Leila.Albassit [at]


Faculty of Law

Debbie Carlone

Debbie.Carlone [at]


Desautels Faculty of Management

Catherine Essar

Catherine.Essar [at]


Faculty of Dentistry

Anna Cho

Suzana Kafadar de Rodriguez (On leave)

Anna.Cho2 [at]

suzana.rodriguez [at]


School of Continuing Studies

Mandana Bassiri

Mandana.Bassiri [at]

12 Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (Dean) and Interfaculty Studies Muriel Auberger Muriel.Auberger [at]
Checklist for Transfers and Terminations

PDF icon Checklist

To be used whenever a member from your department/faculty has been transferred or terminated - various finance roles/permissions need to be revoked in addition to initiating the usual TNT process.


Resources and Tools for Updating Financial Services Teams (FST) Membership

In order to facilitate your role in managing FST Teams, we have developed Checklists which indicate the steps required to maintain FST Memberships and Electronic Forms to facilitate updates to FST Teams.  All requests for changes to FST membership must be made online using the electronic forms that are available. If you have any questions, please contact Fissecurity.acct [at]

Checklists Electronic Forms to be submitted

PDF icon Changes to FFO (FST Supervisor) [pdf]


PDF icon Changes to FST Manager [pdf]

Temporary changes to FST Manager
Permanent FST Manager membership changes

PDF icon Changes to FST Support Staff [pdf]

FST Support Staff membership changes

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