Nathalie Laporte has been appointed University Controller, as of May
1. This is a new position, created in an effort to better plan and coordinate
the accounting and operational functions performed within the Financial
Services area, as well as the overall financial operations of the university.
Nathalie brings seven years experience in Financial Services to
the position, most recently as Director of Accounting Operations. She
has handled many facets of the work in the Financial Services area, having
directly supported services such as Accounts Payable, the Student Accounts
Office and the General Accounting group, which encompasses operating,
capital, special funds and endowment accounts.
She was responsible for the overall financial reporting of the activities
of the university, as well as those of the Concordia University Foundation.
Before joining Concordia, Nathalie was a financial analyst in private
industry, and before that, she worked as an external auditor at Samson
Bélair Deloitte & Touche.
She has a BA in accounting from the Université du Québec
à Montréal and has held the chartered accountant designation
since 1992. She has been representing Concordia at the finance directors
sub-committee of CREPUQ for the last five years.
On behalf of the Concordia community, Chief Financial Officer Larry English
wishes Nathalie the best in her new role and responsibilities.