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Weekly Bulletin No. 804

Week Commencing Monday 13th January

Marketplace Unavailable - Thursday 16th January 2020 

Please be advised of an upcoming period of maintenance scheduled to take place on the Marketplace from 6:30pm to 8:30 pm Thursday 16th January 2020.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Issued by Heather Twinn- eProcurement Administrator

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Marketplace Suppliers 

RS Components

Please note that although there will be no change to the Marketplace entry for RS Components their supplier status has changed from Preferred to Unclassified as they are no-longer a part of an HE Framework agreement.

SJ Electronics

The SJ Electronics catalogue is being removed temporarily whilst the supplier resolves their catalogue issues on the Marketplace.  As soon as these are resolved and a revised catalogue loaded will we advise you and re-activate the catalogue.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Issued by Heather Twinn - eProcurement Administrator


2018/19 Financial Statement Review 

For anyone interested in getting an overview of the 2019 Financial Statements following the year end audit, David Hughes will be delivering a short lunch time session on Tuesday 4th  Febuary at Mill Lane. To book a place, please go to 

Issued by Christine Rogerson - Finance Training


Deposit Account – Interest Payment & Emailed Enforced Movement Letters  

Deposit Account

Please note Deposit Account interest has been credited for December 2019 in CUFS

Enforced Movements

As part of monthly monitoring the Treasury & Investments team have carried out deposit movements to correct debit balances on Sources of Funds. Affected departments will receive documentation indicating which accounts have been adjusted.

Emailed Enforced Movement Letters

Departments will now receive enforced movement letters via email. If these are being received by the incorrect contact or you have not received a notification you were expecting, please contact Treasury & Investments.

January 2020 Deposit Account Interest

Please ensure deposit movements for January 2020 have been processed by the close of 6th February 2020, and that overdrawn accounts have had funds taken off deposit by this time to avoid delays in crediting January’s Interest.

Cambridge University Endowment Fund – Distribution

Distribution December 2019

Please note that the Cambridge University Endowment Fund (Amalgamated Fund) distribution for December 2019 has been processed in the December 2019 CUFS period at 216.54p per unit per annum.

Queries: Any queries should be addressed to: Scott Maclaren, Treasury & Investments, Finance Division Ext 64216

Issued by Scott Maclaren - Treasury & Investments


Finance Business Transformation Programme announces name change 

With the beginning of the New Year, the team behind the Finance Business Transformation Programme has simplified its name slightly to the Finance Transformation Programme (FTP). 
The FTP is an ambitious, large-scale initiative which aims to shape and enhance Finance's processes and tools of the future. The programme is a coordinated initiative which will run over the next three years and includes several key projects concerning Procurement, Group Consolidation, Expense Management and the CUFS (Cambridge University Finance System) upgrade.  Click here for further information.
Issued by Nicola Lawrence - Finance Transformation Programme
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Training Courses 

The upcoming courses have places available:

  • General Ledger Pt 1, (Getting Started in the General Ledger), Thu 16 Jan, 09h30 – 12h30
  • Grants P2 (Grants Reports in Cognos), Thu 16 Jan, 13h00 – 16h30
  • General Ledger Pt 2, (Reporting in the General Ledger), Tue 21 Jan, 09h30 – 16h30
  • iProcurement Pt 2 (Month end processes in the Buyers Work Centre, Thu 23 Jan, 14h00 – 16h30

For details of other training courses available please see here.

Issued by Christine Rogerson - Finance Training


Monthly Accounting Timetable

To view the status of the monthly process including the month end close dates please use the following link: Accounting Timetable

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Vulnerable Periods

Some systems may be unavailable between 6.00am to 9.00am Tuesdays and Thursdays. Users will be notified of planned vulnerable periods here and in the latest bulletin.