Welcome to the Dawson College Finance Department
Our Location:(CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
Fees Counter Room 4B.5/Administration 4B.7
3040 Sherbrooke St. W. Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4
Our Office Hours:( CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
Monday To Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Administration: Closed between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. every day
NOTE: CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY 2020 CLOSURE:
The Finance Department will be closed for the holidays effective December 21, 2020 to January 3, 2021 inclusively.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Student Fees, Accounts Receivable and General Accounting area collects revenues from students and other sources, prepares deposits, manages cash, reconciles the bank accounts to our books, maintains the list of signing authorities, prepares various internal information, etc.
The Accounts Payable area matches invoices from suppliers with purchase orders and receiving reports, issues payments from approved invoices and cheque requisitions, prepares various internal information, etc. Note that payment of salary to employees is managed through the Human Resources Department.
The Coordinator of Financial Services is responsible for the preparation of the annual financial statements and the quarterly reports in the form prescribed by the Minister of Education as well as the conception, establishment and maintenance of financial procedures. She also schedules activities in the finance department.
The Finance Department coordinates the budget process and prepares forecasts and other financial reports for the Board of Governors, records financial transactions and structures the internal financial reports. It maintains the controls necessary for the prudent spending of public finances and advises Dawson managers accordingly. The department also ensures the compliance with Government financial laws, regulations and directives as well as with Dawson College bylaws, policies and procedures concerning financial matters, including: