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Bulletin No. 883

Monday 4th October

Finance Director

Monthly update - Director of Finance David Hughes

Every month, Director of Finance David Hughes updates the Finance Division on key business matters. Where relevant, we will also share this news via the CUFS Bulletin to keep our wider Finance community informed. 
 
This month's update about the Finance Transformation Programme and our current progress with Year End, can be accessed here.
 
Issued by Nicola Lawrence - Finance Transformation Programme
 

Forthcoming course (via Teams)

View your grant setup in CUFS – a useful check for new awards. Discover how to view the budget controls and run some CUFS Grants reports. NB: You need to have completed the Grants 1 (online course, duration about 30 mins) to do this course.
 
Learn the basics of how the General Ledger module works. Topics include the University’s chart of accounts and how to run online account enquiries. The optional second session covers how to process journals.
 

This is the Grants course that covers reporting using Cognos. It includes the two “new” consolidated reports where you can design the output by selecting your own layout options. Over the two sessions, reporting is viewed from three different perspectives: summary financial information, detailed expenditure analysis and management reports for grants due to close. You need to have Cognos access and to have competed Intro to Cognos. If you missed this, you can catch up by completing the online version.

Issued by Christine Rogerson - Finance Training

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