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Finance Division Inductions - Welcome Lunch Fri 13 Mar 2020   13:00 CANCELLED

An informal welcome lunch for new Finance Division employees. Hosted by David Hughes (Director of Finance) and other senior managers this provides an opportunity to mingle and get to know other new starters and meet key people within the Division.

A buffet lunch will be provided, please could you let us know in advance any dietary restrictions.

David Hughes will be delivering a review of the 2019 Financial Statements for anyone interested. It will be an opportunity to get an overview of the results for the year following the year end audit.

This session is open to all finance staff in the University

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Annual leave system Thu 12 Sep 2019   13:15 Finished

An overview of the new CHRIS bases annual leave system that will go live prior to the start of the new leave year.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Brexit Tue 29 Oct 2019   13:15 CANCELLED

The impact to departments from a finance perspective.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - CUFS R12.2 Upgrade Mon 14 Oct 2019   13:15 POSTPONED

The CUFS R12.2 Upgrade Project Initiation Document (PID) has been approved and in this Knowledge Bites talk Jo Hall will share a summary of the plans for the project with us.

An update on the Expenses Management System project - to take a look a the proposed system and ask questions.

An update on progress of the Finance Business Transformation Programme (FBTP), a large scale initiative which aims to shape and enhance Finance’s processes and tools of the future. Those working in Finance roles and all users of Finance services will be crucial to making the programme a success and, as well as giving you the chance to learn about the FBTP progress during this session, we would also welcome your views and thoughts.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - LEAN Training Thu 26 Sep 2019   13:00 Finished

Linda will give us a taster of the popular training course she runs on LEAN – a way of thinking that can help you improve processes by breaking down problems and tackling them in a confident and logical way. We will also learn how this is being applied both within Finance and across the wider University. Whatever your role you will benefit from the insightful advice and activities in this session.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Pensions new Tue 18 Feb 2020   13:00 Finished

An opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the pensions section, gain an understanding of pension basics and discover how valuable your University pension is to you.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Remote Access new Thu 13 Feb 2020   13:15 Finished

If you wish or need to work from home or away from the University's network for any reason, you may need to connect to the University's VPN or Remote Access systems. This talk will help you understand how this works and what you can do with it.

TALK
13:15 - 14:00
A demonstration of the different ways in which you can access emails, shared drives, and software on your PC while away from the office.

OPTIONAL - SUPPORT
14:00-14:30
After the talk there will be a short window of opportunity to ask for assistance with setting up your own remote access if you bring your device along.
Please select to attend the optional session when you book if you think you will require this support.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Sports Service new Fri 13 Mar 2020   13:00 Finished

Don’t miss an opportunity to find out the truth behind your piña colada! The University Sports service is on hand to deliver a fun and interactive quiz about the calories behind the food we eat. We will also have all the information about the facilities available for staff to use and a few freebies!

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

An opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the Business Information Team in Academic and Financial Planning and Analysis (AFPA).

An overview of the role of Central and Research Accounting and a taster of the range of the activities that they are involved with.

This session is a required pre-requisite for attendance on the detailed walk-through sessions for any of the following topics:

  • Fixed Assets
  • Lynxvale Limited Property Accounting
  • Fee collection
  • Trust Funds
  • Research Accounting
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Credit Control Thu 9 Jul 2020   09:00 CANCELLED

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend a day in the Credit Control Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do.

This session led by Finance Managers and Advisers will provide attendees with an insight into their roles and how different Schools operate.

The session will be equally split between two different School teams:

  • School of Physical Sciences
  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences

to reflect the different approaches and demands of different sectors within the University.

An opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the Financial Systems Group, the day to day work and the major projects managed within this team as well as the relationships with UIS.

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with GHOST to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Finance Division Taster Sessions - Pensions new Fri 24 Apr 2020   14:00 CANCELLED

An opportunity to meet the staff of the pensions office and gain an insight into their day-to-day work.

To provide an introduction to the Property Accounting Services team and the activities undertaken in the Section

Finance Division Taster Sessions - Reporting Thu 18 Jun 2020   10:00 CANCELLED

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend half a day in the Financial Reporting Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do.

Finance Division Taster Sessions - Shared Services Tue 19 May 2020   09:30 POSTPONED

An opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the Shared Services Finance team and to understand and have an appreciation of the interrelationships with other areas and the demands and challenges faced.

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Fin Division to spend half a day in the Treasury & Investments Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do. The Treasury & Investments team are offering two sessions, one on Treasury and one on Investments. Ideally the Treasury session should be attended before this one (Investments) however this is not a pre-requisite.

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend half a day in the Treasury & Investments Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do. The Treasury & Investments team are ofering two sessions, one on Treasury and one on Investments. Ideally participants should attend this one (Treasury) before attending the Investments session however this is not a pre-requisite.

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