Financial Services

In addition to overseeing the research institute's overall financial management and reporting, the Finance Department assists investigators and research programs with their budgeting and financial record keeping.

In this section we provide contact information for Finance staff. On other pages of this section we've posted a variety of financial forms as well as policies and procedures, to assist investigators and research teams with financial management and reporting.

Contacts:

Ellan Ponjani
Finance Coordinator
Phone: 604-875-2000 ext. 6829
Email: eponjani@bcchr.ca

  • Assistance with the processing of PHSA payments (invoices / expense claim forms), consultant agreements, capital equipment requisitions / purchase orders
  • General inquiries regarding CFRI Finance as well as information and assistance with finance reports, PHSA/UBC financial policies, E-pro / Peoplesoft access

Linda Ip
Administrative Assistant, Finance
Phone: 604-875-2000 ext. 5936
Email: lip@bcchr.ca

  • Information and assistance with PHSA cheque deposits / Cheque processing for research projects, CFRI invoicing, UBC Journal Vouchers

Nur Eisma
UBC / C&W Coordinator
Pre & Post Awards
Phone: 604-875-2427
Email: neisma@bcchr.ubc.ca

  • Assistance or information regarding setting up UBC accounts, UBC cheque processing, transfer agreements (incoming and outgoing)

Amy Ongyiu
Finance Officer (Fund 07)
Phone: 604-875-2000 ext. 5981
Email: aongyiu@bcchr.ca

  • Day-to-day financial administration of research accounting (including journal entry preparation, analysis, corrections, adjustments and monitoring budgets to actuals) and maintenance of reporting systems
  • Research project extension and inactivation

Mike Gottenbos
Manager, Finance (Fund 07)
Phone: 604-875-3567
Email: mgottenbos@bcchr.ca

For assistance or information on the following:

  • Management of the day-to-day financial administration of research accounting (including journal entry preparation, analysis, corrections, adjustments and monitoring budgets to actuals) and maintenance of reporting systems
  • Assistance or information regarding setting up research accounts; cheques received for deposit to research projects
  • Preparing financial statements, including external statements to granting agencies
  • Providing orientation and advice to investigators and staff regarding finance and reporting, including:
    • how to understand C&W cost centre reports and UBC PG ledger reports
    • initiating and processing purchases and expenditure

Yeesan Kim
Finance Officer (Fund 06)
Phone: 604-875-2000 ext. 6062
Email: ykim@bcchr.ca

  • Day-to-day financial administration of research infrastructure funding and expenses (including journal entry preparation, analysis, corrections, adjustments and monitoring budgets to actuals) and maintenance of reporting systems

Virginia Lew
Manager, Finance
Phone: 604-875-2000 ext. 6771
Email: vlew@bcchr.ca

For assistance or information on the following:

  • Management of the day-to-day financial administration of research infrastructure funding and expenses (including journal entry preparation, analysis, corrections, adjustments and monitoring budgets to actuals) and maintenance of reporting systems
  • Management of capital expenditure and reporting
  • Preparing working paper schedules and draft financial statements for the annual audits

Vicki Chiu
Director, Finance
Phone: 604-875-2488
Email: vchiu@phsa.ca

For assistance or information on the following:

  • Overall financial and contract management at the research institute
  • Support research programs through the budget process and overall financial management
  • Development of finance-related policies & procedures