Linda Chow

Office Assistant

Centre for Earth Observation Science

M. Env. University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba: Geography (Advanced)


I provide financial and administrative support for the management of CERC projects and reports.  I advise CEOS PI’s on policies and procedures in relation to accountability and expenditures.  I am responsible for the reconciliation of monthly grant and operating statements, and verify transactions for 50% of the FOPs in CEOS.  This includes corrections, clarification, and/or justification of electronic and paper transactions generated, including journal entries and salary journal vouchers.  I am responsible for submitting paperwork to HR to hire staff and students as well as posting positions for Technicians and Researchers on UMCareers.  I am also responsible for receiving and submitting hourly scheduled and unscheduled hours in VIP for staff to Payroll.  I verify pay authorization forms for staff, students, post-docs, and researchers and maintain, track and update regular financial and HR spreadsheets. I am an EPIC Purchasing Unit Expert and assist with purchasing for CEOS PI’s and a VISA Purchasing Card pre-approver for all CEOS credit card holders.  I am also a Travel/CONCUR Unit Expert and I help prepare and process for the CERC Chair, staff, students and guests.


536 Wallace Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
R3T 2N2

(204) 272-1541