Finance

Manon Harvey appointed Director, Integrated Planning and Chief Budget Officer

I am very pleased to announce Ms. Manon Harvey as the Director, Integrated Planning and Chief Budget Officer for UBC’s Okanagan campus effective January 10, 2019. Her experience and background are a great addition to our team and will build upon a strong foundation of work completed over the last number of years. Manon brings […]

New Finance Operations and Strategies website coming soon

The new Finance Operations and Strategies website (finance.ok.ubc.ca) is estimated to go-live on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. The new website will combine the old Payment & Procurement Services and Finance websites into one website. Our goal is to increase customer service by having one source that combines all finance/research resources for the campus community to access. The website […]

Planned Power Outage – January 13th & 14th, 2016

Project Services has been tasked with replacing the emergency generator that services the following buildings: Science building Library Gymnasium Arts Building Central Heating Plant Creative and Critical Studies. The existing emergency generator is at end of life and provincial funding has been recently granted for replacement.  The province requires project completion before March 31st, 2016. […]

2014-15 UBC Budget Approved by Board of Governors

The 2014-15 UBC budget has been approved by the Board of Governors also provides an annual update on the financial context and outlook of the University. View the Letter to the Community / Budget Pack (PDF).

New websites for Finance and Payment & Procurement Services

New websites have been launched to assist in understanding the recent restructuring of Finance and Payment and Procurement Services. The Finance site (finance.ok.ubc.ca) focuses on Budget and Reporting, Strategic Decision Support, Research and Trust Accounting, and Finance Training/Registration. The Payment and Procurement Services site (pps.ok.ubc.ca) focuses on Payables, Payroll, Revenue Accounting, Strategic Sourcing, Systems and […]

UBC Adopts Responsible Investment Strategy

On June 4, 2013, the UBC Board of Governors approved a responsible investment strategy to guide management of its endowments and working capital funds. It also appointed a special working group to recommend further changes. The strategy was developed by the Board’s Responsible Investment Committee for the Endowment, established in 2010 to consult with external […]

The new Purchase and Payment Simplification program

The Travel and Expense (T&E) Project is the first phase of the Purchase and Payment Simplification Program, a transformative initiative focused on significantly reducing the bureaucracy associated with invoice, expense and travel processing, reimbursements and procurement. T&E will support the campus by: Providing one payment method for low value expenses – the new UBC VISA Card Providing […]

Update on Finance reorganization

In April, we announced plans to reorganize financial services for the Okanagan campus following a comprehensive assessment conducted by MMK Consulting Ltd. That review examined the organization of financial management on the Okanagan campus and recommended an integrated-distributed structure to better match current and emerging needs. We are now ready to implement the changes and thank the […]

Newly created Finance Manager positions available

Newly created Finance Manager positions are available at UBC’s Okanagan Campus located in Kelowna, BC.  We are searching for talented finance professionals that want to build a solid career by being a part of this exciting and dynamic campus.  Apply before June 26, 2013.  To review a full job description and to apply please visit: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/staff.php […]

Finance Sustainability

The following email was sent out on behalf of Michael Shakespeare, Associate Vice-President Administration and Finance on December 18, 2012 to the ‘Heads Up’ distribution list: Please distribute widely within your faculty / departments as appropriate. Over the past seven years UBC’s Okanagan campus has undergone tremendous growth, and many of our internal administrative services have […]