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University IT Service Catalogue


Finance Administration Support

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The University Financial System (UFS) encompasses financial accounting, research grant accounting and financial management reporting.

The University uses the Oracle e-Business suite as its main financial system which is owned by the Finance Division who provide functional support and development. Further details can be found via the University Financial System website.

University Information Services (UIS) support consists of the provision of technical support via hardware and operating system, database and in-house software development teams.

The UFS software development technical team provides bespoke solutions to enhance Oracle Applications to reflect complex and varied business needs of the University Schools and Departments. This includes back end and front end custom solutions as well as a large number of reports.

They also maintain and develop interfaces between the UFS and other major systems used by University and support management information reporting via custom data warehousing solutions using IBM Cognos products.