The mission of the Budget Office is to provide unparalleled service in support of the University’s budgeting process.  By providing Senior Administration and budget units with sound financial information to assist them in their decision-making and aligning budget with the University’s strategic and operating plans.

In addition to supporting the University budget process, the office acts as a resource to various areas by providing reports, guidance and assistance in planning, implementing, monitoring and control.  The office also provides support for Senior Administration, with information required to make sound decisions and recommendations regarding the allocation of resources.

Forms and Resources

Forms and Resources Last Updated Description
Budget and Financial Plan    
Budget Transfer    
Budget Review Committee    
Saving for Future Projects Request Form
Dec 6, 2019  
Hyperion Planning - Security Access Form Nov 10, 2016  
Internal Information
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Key Dates Communications
Guiding Principles
Hyperion Planning
Budget Workshop Materials & Videos
Saving for Future Projects
University Priority Fund (UPF)/University-wide Strategic Initiatives


Contact Us

Position Current Contact Current Client Services
Director Janis Kennedy
(778) 782-3233

For inquiries related to:

•  Overall University budgetary processes
•  Overall delivery of client services 

Senior Financial Analyst,
Central Support Services
Susie Lee
(778) 782-6974

For inquiries related to:

• University Priority Fund
• Tuition revenue projections & analysis
• GUR revenue

Budget Analyst,
Central Support Services

Nancy Geng
(778) 782-7262

For inquiries related to:

• Budget Consultation Schedule
• GUR Funding Transfers

Senior Financial Analyst,
Central Support Services
Sally Huang
(778) 782-2561

For inquiries related to:

•  Financial support for VPFA portfolio
•  Client-based analysis and support

Manager, Budget Operations Amarjit Garcha
(778) 782-4321

For inquiries related to:

•  Quarterly Budget-Actual Variance Analysis Report
•  Hyperion Planning system & annual budget processes
•  Project savings process

Budget Systems Analyst,
Budget Operations

Peyman Abedi-Rad
(778) 782-7359

For inquiries related to:

•  Hyperion Planning security
•  Hyperion Planning data

Budget Operations Coordinator,
Budget Operations
Kam Gill
(778) 782-5263

For inquiries related to:

•  Budget and Hyperion Planning Training
•  FTE Reports
•  Operating Carry Forward processes
•  Budget Transfers (BTs)

General Help (778) 782-5263

For inquiries related to:

•  General budget processes & requirements

SFU Business #11852 0725 RT0001

Discovery 1 3010
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Hours:  Monday - Friday
Weekends & Holidays: Closed

Help line (778) 782 -5263

If you need assistance, visit Contact Us or email finance@sfu.ca or
phone us (778) 782-8008