York University | Finance Department

Mission Statement

To facilitate and enhance innovative and effective business decisions and the
attainment, utilization, and allocation of financial resources for academic,
administrative, and research units by providing relevant and responsive
financial and administrative services. Through our management practices we
strive to create a working environment that enables us to use our skills and
talents to best serve our customers.

The mission shall be accomplished within the standards of good business
practices and compliance with policies and rules governing the University, and
through a partnership between the academic and administrative personnel and the
staff of Financial Services.

Vision and Objectives

As a valued member of the University community, our vision is to work to
advance the University’s commitment to excellence in the scholarly activities of
teaching, discovering, preserving, and applying knowledge. We will strive
to:

  • improve the management of the Finance Department in order to achieve our
    mission
  • review and improve standard processes for core financial business processes,
    planning, and project management to ensure consistent, reliable, accurate and
    available services
  • foster a service culture which will result in consistency of service to our
    community
  • foster and develop an environment within the Finance Department , that
    promotes an integrated approach to management which is collegial , creative and
    collaborative

Important Dates

December 2019 Closing Timetable

News and Announcements

Training Opportunities

The Finance Department offers eReports, Concur Expense, budgeting and financial forecasting training sessions periodically throughout the year. To find out more, or to register to a specific course, visit the York Employee Learning Calendar.

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