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Finance Officer

Sophie Châtillon

Finance Officer

Sophie Châtillon

University of Saskatchewan, 4th Year

Education (Prior to pharmacy school): BSc in Nutrition

Hobbies & Interests: Cooking, music and nutrition & wellness

Position Goals:

  1. Ensure the timely and efficient management of CAPSI’s financial operations.
  2. Review and update the current budget template to create a more user friendly tool to allow for continuity of work for years to come.
  3. Establish a solid working relationship with all members of the Finance Committee in order to finalize our projects.

Career Goals:

My goal is to become a Canadian Diabetes Educator while working in a community pharmacy in my hometown. I also aspire to one day be the owner of an independent pharmacy specializing in compounding.

Duties for Finance Officer

  • Deposit and carry out all the banking activities for CAPSI National.
  • To formulate a budget for the year, based on last year’s resources and expenditures.
  • To maintain accurate records of all transactions involving CAPSI National.
  • To promptly reimburse all General Council members upon receiving receipts.
  • Chair the Finance Committee. To maintain close contact with the current PDW Committee about Finance affairs.
  • Select an auditor for year-end financial reviews.
  • To prepare and submit the books to be audited at year’s end.
  • To prepare regular statements regarding CAPSI National’s finance position to be distributed to all General Council members.
  • To present mid-year and final year reports at PDW and CPhA conferences.
  • Participate as an active member of the Executive Council, offering feedback and input on any issues and discussions that arise.
  • Advise and inform the General and Executive Council in financial matters concerning the association.

Valuable Skills & Traits

  • Accounting and record-keeping experience
  • Experience with any computer programs that facilitate record maintenance, organization, and time management skills