Finance Department

The Finance Department is responsible for the following services and functions:

  • Accounting services
  • Payroll services
  • Financial planning
  • Purchasing services
  • Financial analysis and reporting
  • Investment management
  • Financial reporting of college-wide Capital Projects
  • Charitable receipt processes and controls
  • Maintenance of financial information system
  • Mohawk College Foundation financial overview
  • Mohawk College Enterprise financial overview

Contact Angela Zehr
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 905-575-2403
angela.zehr [at] (Email Angela)

Contact Valerie Slawich
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 905-575-1212 x2327
valerie.slawich [at] (Email Valerie)

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

All services are offered virtually. 

Accounting Services

Responsible for the following main functions:

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Cash handling
  • Commodity tax (HST) compliance
  • General ledger maintenance and account reconciliations
  • Capital assets
  • Purchasing card claims

Contact Joanne Lack
Manager, Accounting Services
Phone: 905-575-2105
Fax: 905-575-2330
joanne.lack [at] (Email Joanne)

Contact Larissa Arcari
Accounting Services
larissa.arcari [at] (Email Larissa)

Contact Kim Dalgleish
Phone: 905-575-2425
kimberly.dalgleish [at] (Email Kim) 

Payroll Services

Responsible for the following main functions:

  • Processing payroll for full-time and part-time employees
  • College specific deductions (e.g. computer purchases, donations, etc.)
  • Remittances and reporting to external organizations (e.g. CRA, CAAT Pension, etc.)
  • Expense claims and travel advances
  • T4s and T4As
  • Benefit premiums for retirees and employees on leaves

Contact Tammy Guerriero
Manager, Payroll Services
Phone: 905-575-2427
tammy.guerriero1 [at] (Email Tammy)

Financial Planning Services

Responsible for the following main functions:

  • Budget Planning and Financial Strategy

Financial planning is responsible for the following:

  • Development and ongoing review of college financial plans
  • Budget allocations and transfers
  • Year-end forecasts
  • Providing financial management services
  • Operational support to financial managers
  • Program costing
  • Financial analysis and special project reporting

Contact Sameer Rizvi
Director, Financial Planning
Phone: 289-556-6170
sameer.rizvi [at] (Email Sameer)

Purchasing Services

Responsible for the following main functions:

  • Procurement of goods and services
  • Competitive tenders

Contact Whitney Sharpe
Manager, Procurement Services
Phone: 905-575-2467
whitney.sharpe [at] (Email Whitney)

Contact Sherri Giles
Director, Strategic Procurement
Phone: 905-575-2702
sherri.giles [at] (Email Sherri)