Effective September 25, Ray McNichol be leaving his role as Portfolio Finance Director for VP Finance and VP Human Resources to join the Faculty of Science as their new Assistant Dean Finance, Resources, and Operations.
During his 13 years at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Ray has held leadership roles in financial reporting and the financial services portfolio—which includes functions such as payroll, accounts payable, banking, and research and trust accounting.
Ray holds a B. Admin from the University of Regina, which provided the basis for his successful completion of the challenging Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designations—which are both now represented in Canada by the unified Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
With a reputation for keeping an open mind to new opportunities and ways of doing things, Ray has led the Finance Support Program—a special cross-functional project to assist finance units with their structure, development, and training. Ray will continue to lead the program from his new role in Science.