Finance

This area of CRG deals with all Finance aspects of ScHARR. These duties include ordering goods and services, processing invoices, issuing sales invoices for the Regent Court site, budget setting and monitoring, research support, producing financial statements and forecasts and the financial management of the whole of ScHARR.

See below a list of CRG staff who cover Finance and their individual areas of responsibility:

Job Title Name Role Working Pattern Contact
Senior Finance Officer Julie Foers • Joint responsibility (with Nikki Croft) for managing the School’s finances (including forecasting and budgeting)
• Overall responsibility for the organisation and operation of research grant reporting activity from award to closure
• Co-ordinate sources of funding to support new recruitment as well as amendments to existing staff contracts, contract renewals, new posts and secondments
• Approve expenditure on core budget and designated approval on research grants
Mon - Fri:
9 - 5
(not at work alternate Fridays)
Email: J.Foers@sheffield.ac.uk

Tel: 20873

Senior Financial Administrator Nikki Croft • Joint responsibility (with Julie Foers) for managing the School’s finances, including forecasting, budgeting, setting targets, presenting quarterly figures at the Executive Group
• Overall responsibility for external project accounts, specifically monitoring Services Rendered and Consultancy accounts
• Co-ordinate consultancy contracts for Public Health, Health Services Research & Design Trials & Statistics, including arranging the initial contract, invoicing
Tues, Weds & Thurs:
9 - 5
Email: N.A.Croft@sheffield.ac.uk

Tel: 20891

Information Manager Jane Spooner • Responsible for the overview and collation of management information within the School.
• Providing support for various activities such as REF, academic planning and Athena Swan
• Co-ordinating the development and maintenance of the School's workload management system (WAM)
• Professional Services support for ScHARR Information Governance .
Mon, Wed - Fri: 8.30 - 4.30

Tues: 9 - 5

Email: J.Spooner@sheffield.ac.uk

Tel: 22965

Finance Officer Liz Kitchin • Telephone Liaison Officer for ScHARR
• Responsible for ScHARR Purchasing Card and main contact for purchasing card enquiries for ScHARR
• Responsible for staff contract changes and extensions on E Recruitment
• Support Julie with Research Grant Monitoring (Post Award)
Mon - Fri:
8.30 - 4.30
Email: liz.kitchin@sheffield.ac.uk

Tel: 20787

Finance/Admin Assistant Steve Preston • Finance
• Management Accounting Monitoring (non-staff, budget supplements)
• Student Accounts
• Short Courses
• Building Administration
• Office Moves
• Deputy TLO
Mon - Fri:
9 - 5
Email: S.N.Preston@sheffield.ac.uk

Tel: 20712

Research Hub Manager Mari Bullock • Lead support for costings and research applications in general.
• Support the set up of successful grants in liaison with Research Services and Faculty Finance.
• Joint manages the bid support email account with Jonathan Woodward, answering any queries and following up on applications and costings
• Identifying ways to maximise the costs recovered from reseaarch grants
Mon - Fri:
9 - 5
(not at work alternate Fridays)
Email: M.Bullock@sheffield.ac.uk

Tel: 20714

Finance Assistant Marina Frow • processing of staff & non-staff expenses
• raising purchase orders
• invoicing queries
• staff fee claims
• bank worker registrations and timesheets
• general finance enquiries

Tues, Thurs & Fri

Email: M.Frow@sheffield.ac.uk


Tel: 20898
Research Support Officer Charlotte Claxton •Undertake costings and provide support for research applications.
•Contribute to the set up of successful grants in liaison with Research Services and Faculty Finance.
•Joint manages the bid support email account, answering any queries and following up on applications and costings
•Support administrative processes for financial and research activities.
Mon-Fri Email: c.claxton@sheffield.ac.uk
Research Support Officer Jonathan Woodward

•Undertake costings and provide support for research applications.
•Contribute to the set up of successful grants in liaison with Research Services and Faculty Finance.
•Joint manages the bid support email account, answering any queries and following up on applications and costings
•Support administrative processes for financial and research activities.

Mon - Fri  (not at work alternate Mondays)

Email: Jonathan.Woodward@sheffield.ac.uk

Tel: 20703