Reporting to the Vice-President (Finance & Operations), Lynn is the Associate Vice-President (Finance & Facilities) at Western University in London, Ontario.
• Financial Services responsibilities include Treasury & Investments, Corporate Accounting, Research Finance, Procurement Services and Financial Systems.
• Facilities Management responsibilities include Facilities Operations, Building Services, Facilities Development & Engineering, Sustainability, Business Operations and Parking & Visitor Services.
Prior to joining Western, Lynn was Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Services with St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology in Windsor, Ontario, and has held leadership roles in the private sector. Lynn received her MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor.
A CPA, CA, Lynn began her career with KPMG in Windsor and Mississauga, Ontario.
Team Size: Financial Services has a staff of 55, plus 2-5 students.
Key Clients: Staff, faculty, alumni, Western’s Board of Governors and Subcommittees of the Board, Governing Agencies, and Auditors.
Main Services: Financial Services (FS) supports the finance and accounting requirements of academic and administrative units, and monitors compliance with University policies. The unit also: maintains and develops the University’s enterprise financial software; supports the research community in the financial management of research grants and awarded contracts; the overall cash management function for the University; and is responsible for investments, borrowing, billing, collections and day-to-day cash flow needs. In addition, FS facilitates the best-value procurement of goods and services, and is responsible for oversight and management of Board policies.
Facilities Development & Engineering, Operations, Building Services, Sustainability, Parking & Visitor Services
Team Size: Facilities Management: has a staff of over 500 full-time & part-time employees, including project managers, designers, engineers, architects, technologists, skilled trades, and temporary staff in addition to apprentices and seasonal students.
Key Clients: Staff, faculty, students, alumni, Research Parks, London Health Sciences Centre, Western’s Board of Governors and Subcommittees of the Board, and government authorities.
Main Services: FM supports campus-wide requirements for routine and emergency repairs and preventative maintenance of Western’s 90+ buildings, lands, and infrastructure as well as the provision of safe and well-maintained parking and transiting infrastructure. The unit also maintains a clean and safe environment for Western’s operational, academic, and research activities and supports the reduction of the environmental footprint on campus while promoting sustainable choices and awareness. Facilities Management work encompasses: capital planning; master planning; construction and project management; engineering; design; estimating; furnishings; signage; Western Environmental System (WES) Controls; energy efficiency; environmental compliance; and, infrastructure (roads, bridges).
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