University of Saskatchewan

Financial Services (FS)

Financial Management

Roles and Responsibilites

Administrative/Financial Officers (at all levels)

Administrative/financial officers provide financial management expertise to their units. They are responsible for implementing and monitoring appropriate systems of internal controls within their units.  They are also responsible for providing appropriate training and support to other staff within their units who have been assigned financial management responsibilities.  These individuals must be well versed in established university policies and procedures and must ensure that their units are in compliance.  This includes ensuring that funds are spent in accordance with university policy as well as sponsor or donor guidelines and that all financial activity is recorded consistently and accurately in the university financial system in accordance with the guidelines established by the Financial Services Division.  Specific financial management responsibilities include the following: