Welcome to the Dzʿ Finance Department

Time Sensitive


From August 14 until September 28, 2023

  • Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

From October 2 to December 21, 2023

  • Monday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact information for Student fees:

Financial Services – Petty Cash Counter

    • Monday  1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
    • Thursday 9:00 am to 11:30 am
    • Contact Information :
    • vlavia@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
    • Varis Lavia (514) 931-8731 extension 1383

Our Location:

Fees Counter Room 4B.5
3040 Sherbrooke St. W. Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4
514 931-8731

Administration Office Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. every day


Our Staff

Coordinator of Financial Services
Ani Kotchounian
Office: 4B.3C
Local: 1395
Coordinator of Financial Services
Angela Pomponi
Office: 4B.5-4
Local: 1498
Financial Management Officer, Student Fees
Marie-Claude Sheppard
Office: 4B.5-6
Local: 1392
Financial Management Officer
Carmen Saileanu
Office: 4B.5-2
Local: 1497
Financial Management Officer, Operating Fund
Jessica Zhou
Office: 4B.5-8
Local: 1371
Financial Management Officer, Capital Fund
Teresa Valente
Office: 4B.5-1
Local: 1390
Administrative Technician – Accounts Payable
Danni Shi
Office: 4B.5-7
Local: 1385
Administrative Support Agent, Accounts Payable
Anna Maria Sicilia
Office: 4B.5
Local: 1382
Administrative Support Agent - Accounts Payable
Mahnoosh Azizi
Office: 4B.5
Local: 1384
Anastasia Tzeckas
Office: 4B.5
Local: 1438
Administrative Support Agent - General Accounting
Varis Lavia
Office: 4B.5
Local: 1383
Assistant to Director
Linda Gregoire
Office: 4B.5-5
Local: 1388
Administrative Support Agent - Fees Counter
Marilena Cortellessa
Office: 4B.5
Local: 1387
Glenys Ronnie
Office: 4B.5-3
Local: 1381
Administration Officer
Julie Potvin
Office: 6B.19-2
Local: 1693

Roles and Responsibilities

The Student Fees, Accounts Receivable and General Accounting area collects revenues from students and other sources, prepares deposits, manages cash, reconciles the bank accounts to our books, maintains the list of signing authorities, prepares various internal information, etc.

The Accounts Payable area matches invoices from suppliers with purchase orders and receiving reports, issues payments from approved invoices and cheque requisitions, prepares various internal information, etc. Note that payment of salary to employees is managed through the Human Resources Department.

The Coordinator of Financial Services is responsible for the preparation of the annual financial statements and the quarterly reports in the form prescribed by the Minister of Education as well as the conception, establishment and maintenance of financial procedures. She also schedules activities in the finance department.

The Finance Department coordinates the budget process and prepares forecasts and other financial reports for the Board of Governors, records financial transactions and structures the internal financial reports. It maintains the controls necessary for the prudent spending of public finances and advises Dzʿ managers accordingly. The department also ensures the compliance with Government financial laws, regulations and directives as well as with Dzʿ bylaws, policies and procedures concerning financial matters, including:

Bylaw 1
Concerning the General Administration of the College

Règlement numéro 1
Concernant l'administration générale du Collège. Modifié le 22 février 2022.

Bylaw 2A
Concerning Student Fees For Admission, Registration and Instructional Services.
Effective Winter 2019.

Reglement 2A
Droits d'admission, droits d'inscription et autres droits afférents aux services d'enseignement

Bylaw 2B
Concerning Supplemental Student Fees. Effective Fall 2022.

Règlement numéro 2B
Concernant les droits supplémentaires imposés aux étudiants. En vigeur session automne 2022.

Bylaw 5
Concerning Financial Management

Bylaw 10
Concerning Procurement.

Reglement 10 Approvisionnement
Concernant l'approvisionnement.

Whistleblower Policy
The aim of this policy is to facilitate the disclosure, in the public interest, of wrongdoings committed or about to be committed in relation to Dzʿ and establish a general protection regime against reprisals.

Last Modified: August 16, 2023