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Finance Division

The Finance Division’s aims are:
  • Provide financial information to the Council and other bodies to enable informed decisions.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory, Office for Students, other funding bodies, and University requirements and regulations of financial matters.
  • Establish good practice standards in Accounting, Reporting, Financial Planning, Procurement and Services
  • Promote effective use of University financial resources.
  • Provide professional advice across the University.
  • Provide opportunities for personal and career development in a stimulating and enjoyable working environment.


The Division’s current priorities are:

Functional excellence 
Management Information 
  • Financial strategy
  • Planning and budgeting
  • Forecasts and actuals
Investment Appraisal 
  • Independent appraisal capacity 
  • Spanning a complex investment portfolio. 
  • Bridging Capex and Opex.
  • Customer-centric operational excellence
Functional business change
  • Phase 1 of the Finance Business Transformation Programme 
  • ourcambridge linkages and support 
An enhanced communications framework