University of Saskatchewan

Financial Services (FS)

Financial Management

Roles and Responsibilites

Department Heads/Administrative Unit Directors

Department heads, administrative and research unit directors are responsible for all the financial activity occurring within their units; including research activity.  By virtue of the position they are also responsible for ensuring that appropriate systems of internal control exist in order to fulfill their stewardship role.  This includes ensuring that administrative/financial officers within their units are fulfilling their roles with respect to financial management. Specific financial management responsibilities include the following: