As head of finance I am responsible for income, payments, payroll, and student services (finance). My role also includes responsibility for the preparation of monthly finance reports for management and governors, annual budgets, financial statements, 5-year financial forecasts, other finance reports that are required by HEFCE/HESA, and treasury management.
In addition I prepare the university's VAT returns and from time to time provide assistance to colleagues with VAT enquiries.
I am also responsible for developing costing and pricing strategies for the institution under the government led TRAC initiative, (Transparent Approach to Costing) including submission of annual TRAC (Research, and Teaching) returns.
My work also involves regular liaison with internal and external auditors, and another of my responsibilities (non-financial) is the university's freedom of information officer.
- Chartered Accountants (FCA).
- Institute of Chartered Accountants (Fellow).