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Strategic Plan

Financial Affairs is responsible for financial strategies and monitoring the overall financial health of the University. Financial Affairs supports unit level and consolidated financial records development aligned to McMaster’s mission and vision reflecting Forward with Integrity, which highlights key priorities also embedded in the Strategic Mandate Agreement held with the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities.

The Financial Affairs supporting strategic plan is developed with broad team input and is based on FWI, President and Vice-Presidents strategic priorities, recommendations from reviews, customer effectiveness surveys, and employee engagement results.

With a focus on simplification, standardization, integration, communication, and education goals are set to support strategic objectives organized by four strategic pillars, also referred to as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) responsibility quadrants.

Financial Affairs Responsibility Quadrants