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Finance Staff

The Department of Finance has a number of specialist teams; each supports a specific area of the financial activities of the University. These pages provide information to help University colleagues to find the correct team to help with their enquiry.


The Directorate is responsible for the financial control and financial reporting within the University and to external bodies. Provide leadership for the Finance department and the executive team.

Chief Financial Officer
Director of Finance (Group Financial Reporting)
Assistant Director of Finance (Financial Services)
Assistant Director of Finance (Financial Management)
Commercial Director

Financial Management

Providing financial management support for University departments from these teams:

Financial Services

These teams support the University's financial activities for:

  • Income - providing income collection services from students and non-students; support for Student Bursaries; a full range of cash office facilities, including petty cash floats, processing of cash and cheques coming into the University; and issuing of cash in advance for University expenditure;
  • Payments - vendor database management and processing of supplier invoices
  • Payroll - providing payroll services for all staff and external payroll colleagues
  • Pensions - pensions services for all departments
  • Procurement - advice and guidance on University supplier contracts and procedures, including tendering guidelines, and operation of the University Central Stores
  • Travel and Business Expenses - Guidance and support for expenses (including non-staff and student expenses), advances of expenditure and purchasing cards
Group Financial Reporting

Providing governance and financial control as defined by the University and external bodies:

Commercial Services

The Tax Team ensures that the University of Sheffield is compliant with HMRC’s strict Indirect (VAT), Corporate and Overseas tax regulations.

If you are unable to find the information you need then please contact 0114 222 1504.