Head of Finance
As Head of Finance I am responsible for overseeing a range of the Department’s financial support services including:
- Financial operations – purchasing, supplier payments, expense payments and accounts receivable
- Financial reporting – management accounts, budgeting and forecasting
- Project management – X5 costings, grant applications and management, Research Accounts and Research Services
- Department’s stores function
I am a member of the Department’s Chemistry Operations Team and work closely with other senior members of the Department. I currently sit on the MPLS Finance Committee as well as various other University working groups.
I joined the Department of Chemistry as Head of Finance in 2014, prior to this I ran my own professional services consultancy for several years. I am a qualified Chartered Management Accountant and I hold a BA (Hons) degree in Finance. During my career I have worked mainly in industry, holding senior finance positions in the IT, Financial Services and Recycling industries.